The follow are recent news and op-ed articles about Alzheimer’s.
The Age of Alzheimer’s
Sandra Day O’Connor, Stanley Prusiner and Ken Dychtwald – NY Times
OUR government is ignoring what is likely to become the single greatest threat to the health of Americans: Alzheimer’s disease, an illness that is 100 percent incurable and 100 percent fatal. It attacks rich and poor, white-collar and blue, and women and men, without regard to party. A degenerative disease, it steadily robs its victims of memory, judgment and dignity, leaves them unable to care for themselves and destroys their brain and their identity — often depleting their caregivers and families both emotionally and financially.
Crystal Ball For Alzheimer’s?
Leslie Shaw, PhDUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical CenterCenter for Neurodegenerative Disease Research
PHILADELPHIA — It’s a test that can see into your future. Researchers say they’ve found a way to predict your risk of getting Alzheimer’s, years before symptoms show. Some doctors believe it could be the key to slowing or stopping the devastating disease.
The link between exercise and Alzheimer’s: