Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers Believe Alzheimer's May Be Contagious In Rare CasesCould Alzheimer's disease be contagious?  Dr. Mallika Marshall discusses startling research that raises that question.
Sleep Position May Help Prevent Brain DisordersPoor sleep is bad for the brain. Now, experts think that sleep position may be important, too.
Research Shows Possibility Of Diagnosing Alzheimer's Through SalivaImagine 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.
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.
Alzheimer's And Brain Awareness Month
MGH Doctor On 'Time 100' List For Alzheimer's ResearchDr. Rudolph Tanzi has been chosen as one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People for his Alzheimer's research.
Exercise, Social Networking May Slow Progress Of Alzheimer'sBoston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center is working on new ways to slow changes in the brain.
Co-Host Of NPR's Car Talk Dies At 77The news organization says Tom Magliozzi died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old.
NightSide - Greg O'Brien and Dr. Molly Perdue Discuss Alzheimer's Disease
BU, Brigham And Women's Part Of National Landmark Alzheimer's Disease StudyScientists around the country, including here in Boston, are launching a landmark study to try to stop the disease before it takes hold.
EnVivo's Alzheimer's Drug Could Be On Fast Track To ApprovalEnVivo Pharmaceuticals of Watertown is about to begin new tests on a promising treatment for Alzheimer's Disease.
Take-Home Test May Spot Early Signs Of Alzheimer's Anyone worried about Alzheimer’s disease could get a quick and easy answer online.

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