Alzheimer’s In The News

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
The Age of Alzheimer’sOUR 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.

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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.
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The link between exercise and Alzheimer’s:

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/6122048/exercise_may_be_the_missing_link_in.html?cat=5

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