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Biomarkers Setting the Pace of Alzheimer’s Research

A Q&A with John Trojanowski, MD, PhD and Russell H. Swerdlow, MD

November/December 2014—Clinicians and researchers must determine how to best use emerging data, such as information on biomarkers.

In The Pipeline: Don’t Bother: Investigational Compound Reduces AD-related Agitation

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

November/December 2014—Alzheimer’s patients who experience agitation saw a nearly 50 percent decline in their symptoms after treatment with an investigational therapy.


September 2014—Untangling the Clinical Challenges

The Texas Experience

Ronald DeVere, MD

September 2014—Experts and care providers in Texas joined forces to develop guidelines that aid diagnosis and care and help elucidate the many types and causes of cognitive impairment.

Addressing Alzheimer’s Disease: Target 2025

Maria C. Carrillo, PhD

September 2014—The Alzheimer’s Association takes an in-depth look at the US National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, which seeks to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.

Alzheimer's Association International Conference: Round Up

July/August - 2014 Data Suggest Fewer New Cases of Alzheimer’s in the US and Europe. Worldwide prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is projected to increase in the…

SAGE Advice: Helping Patients Spot AD Earlier

A Q&A with Douglas Scharre, MD

April 2014—It’s not meant to replace clinical assessment, but there are hopes a new test will find Alzheimer’s when treatments may be most effective.

Letters to the Editor

March 2014—Caution: Distinguish Cauda Equina v. Conus Medullaris Syndromes The case report “Cauda equina syndrome: A case report and review of the literature” (Practical…


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