Alzheimer’s Disease

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Sleep Position May Help Prevent Brain Disorders

Poor sleep is bad for the brain. Now, experts think that sleep position may be important, too.

08/06/2015

In the A4 study, patients without significant memory loss will be screened with special brain scans looking for the presence of amyloid, a protein that clutters the brain. (WBZ-TV)

Research Shows Possibility Of Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Through Saliva

Imagine being able to spit into a cup to find out if you’re at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. As Dr. Mallika Marshall explains, that day may not be far off.

07/20/2015

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Why Are Most Alzheimer’s Patients Women?

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men.

06/29/2015

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Alzheimer’s And Brain Awareness Month

May 15, 2015 Did you know there are 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease? 120,000 of them live in Massachusetts. Currently, there are over 200,000 Latinos living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States […]

WBZ-TV–05/14/2015

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MGH Doctor On ‘Time 100’ List For Alzheimer’s Research

Dr. Rudolph Tanzi has been chosen as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for his Alzheimer’s research.

WBZ-TV–04/24/2015

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Exercise, Social Networking May Slow Progress Of Alzheimer’s

Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center is working on new ways to slow changes in the brain.

02/19/2015

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Co-Host Of NPR’s Car Talk Dies At 77

The news organization says Tom Magliozzi died Monday of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77 years old.

11/03/2014

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NightSide – Greg O’Brien and Dr. Molly Perdue Discuss Alzheimer’s Disease

BOSTON (CBS) – Greg O’Brien, an award-winning journalist, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s in 2009, at the age of 59. Having already seen his grandfather and mother go through the disease, O’Brien had more first-hand […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/25/2014

In the A4 study, patients without significant memory loss will be screened with special brain scans looking for the presence of amyloid, a protein that clutters the brain. (WBZ-TV)

BU, Brigham And Women’s Part Of National Landmark Alzheimer’s Disease Study

Scientists around the country, including here in Boston, are launching a landmark study to try to stop the disease before it takes hold.

06/24/2014

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EnVivo’s Alzheimer’s Drug Could Be On Fast Track To Approval

EnVivo Pharmaceuticals of Watertown is about to begin new tests on a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease.

01/23/2014

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