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New forecast shows 6 million with Alzheimer's disease, cognitive impairment - National Institutes of Health (press release)



National Institutes of Health (press release)
 
New forecast shows 6 million with Alzheimer's disease, cognitive impairment 
National Institutes of Health (press release)
Using new methodology, scientists calculate that approximately 6 million American adults have Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment, which can sometimes be a precursor to the disease. The estimate, funded by the National Institutes of Health ...
New estimate says 46 million Americans headed to Alzheimer's NBCNews.com
Study estimates number of Americans with preclinical Alzheimer's or mild cognitive impairment News-Medical.net
Alzheimer's Cases Are Expected to Double By 2060 and We're Not Ready for It Fortune
San Angelo Standard Times 
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USC and others team up to streamline Alzheimer's research - USC News



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USC and others team up to streamline Alzheimer's research 
USC News
Three premier researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, two Harvard-affiliated hospitals and Mayo Clinic have been awarded up to $70 million to build essential nationwide infrastructure that would remove a bottleneck in the development of ...
Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease: Shifting the Focus to Prevention Newswise (press release)
$70 million Alzheimer's grant funds new effort The San Diego Union-Tribune

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Harvard professor among 3 to receive up to $70M for Alzheimer's research - Harvard Gazette



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Harvard professor among 3 to receive up to $70M for Alzheimer's research 
Harvard Gazette
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is expected to award $70 million over five years to three physician-scientists to launch the Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Consortium (ACTC), which will create a network of 35 Alzheimer's disease trial sites across ...

 


Innovative Research Finds A Gene That May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease - Forbes



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Innovative Research Finds A Gene That May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease 
Forbes
Some diseases run in families because variants of particular genes predispose individuals to develop the disease and the variants are passed from one generation to the next. Research often focuses on identifying these gene variants as a way of identify ...
How simply drinking tap water could SLASH your risk of Alzheimer's disease death Express.co.uk

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Alzheimer's Symptoms Worsened by Canola Oil?and It Could Cause Onset of Dementia, Scientists Warn - Newsweek



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Alzheimer's Symptoms Worsened by Canola Oil?and It Could Cause Onset of Dementia, Scientists Warn 
Newsweek
The team used mice engineered to have Alzheimer's disease, splitting them into two groups when they were six months old (before any signs emerged). The control group was given a standard diet and the experimental group was given a supplement that ...
Can Canola Oil Give You Alzheimer's Disease? TheStreet.com
Canola oil may worsen Alzheimer's disease, Temple researchers say PhillyVoice.com
Canola oil linked to worsening of Alzheimer's News-Medical.net
Science Daily  -New Atlas  -Nature  -Temple Health 
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Education may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease - NHS Choices



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Education may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease 
NHS Choices
This was based on a study that looked at the genetic make-up and modifiable risks of around 17,000 people with Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. The researchers assessed 24 risk factors for dementia and found that education showed ...
US Alzheimer's Population Could More Than Double by 2060 PsychCentral.com
Expected: 15 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer's by 2060 GOPUSA
More Evidence That Higher Education May Lower Risk of Alzheimer's Disease MedicalResearch.com (blog)
IFLScience  -QS WOW News (press release)  -Daily Mail 
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Targeting this protein could prevent Alzheimer's - Futurity: Research News



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Targeting this protein could prevent Alzheimer's 
Futurity: Research News
People who carry the APOE4 genetic variant are at substantial risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. Now, researchers have identified a compound that targets the APOE protein in the brains of mice and protects against damage induced by the Alzheimer ...

 


Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may alleviate symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease - Science Daily



Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may alleviate symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease 
Science Daily
"This revolutionary treatment for Alzheimer's disease uses a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, which has been shown in the past to be extremely effective in treating wounds that were slow to heal," says Prof. Uri Ashery of TAU's Sagol School of Neuroscience ...

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Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Invests $100 Million To Fight Alzheimer's Disease - OPEN MINDS



Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Invests $100 Million To Fight Alzheimer's Disease 
OPEN MINDS
On November 13, 2017, Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, announced that he planned to invest $100 million in research ventures seeking a cure for Alzheimer's disease and dementia. He invested $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF), and another ...

 


Gene variant that protects against Alzheimer's disease identified - Science Daily



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Gene variant that protects against Alzheimer's disease identified 
Science Daily
"Instead of identifying genetic variants that are causing disease, we wanted to identify genetic variants that are protecting people from developing disease," said Ridge, assistant professor of biology at BYU. "And we were able to identify a promising ...
Alzheimer's Disease Study Finds Potentially Protective Genetic Variants GenomeWeb
Rare variants of RAB10 gene could be key in Alzheimer's disease resilience BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Rare gene variant discovered to protect against Alzheimer's disease Bel Marra Health
KSL.com 
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