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Conference Digest: Insights from Summer Neurology Meetings

July/August 2017—Alzheimer’s Association International Conference Diet and Cognition: A New Link. Research suggests that the benefits of a healthy diet may extend to cognitive health.…

AAIC 2017: Healthy Diets Tied to Decreased Likelihood of Cognitive Impairment In Older Individuals

Monday, July 17, 2017—The benefits of a healthy diet may extend to cognitive health, according to findings presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London. Among n…

AAIC 2017: Electronic Self-Administered Test Performs Similarly to Pen-and-Paper Version in Detecting MCI and Early Dementias

Monday, July 17, 2017—Findings presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London indicate that the self-administered eSAGE (BrainTest Inc.) test performs simila…

Sleep Disturbances Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Thursday, July 06, 2017—Poor sleep may be a sign that otherwise healthy individuals may have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life over those who do not have sleep p…

Phase 3 Results Suggest Promise of Investigational Alzheimer’s Agent in Mild Disease

Tuesday, June 27, 2017—New Phase 3 findings published in the Journal of the Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease show that Alzheon’s investigational agent tramiprosate (ALZ-801) may offer c…

In-Focus: Alzheimer’s Disease

June 2017—Neurodegenerative Diseases Linked by Abnormal Proteins Causing Similar Damage to Brain Cells By the Numbers The percentage increase in death rates in patients with Alz…

Intervention and Prevention: The State of Care and Research in Alzheimer’s Disease

Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD

June 2017—Several promising threads in research and policy are paving the way for much needed therapeutic interventions.

The Rapidly Evolving Front in Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

With Ronald C. Petersen, MD, PhD, a Q&A

June 2017—Imaging technologies may pave the way toward early diagnosis and the development of disease modifying therapies.


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