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CURRENT REPORTS, PUBLICATIONS & HELPFUL INFORMATION
Cleveland Clinic starts Trial of Cancer Drug to treat Alzheimer’s Disease
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic are taking a small step forward in testing for the first time on people a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s disease—a cancer drug that rapidly removed the damaging protein implicated in the progression of the illness from the brains of mice in early trials at Case Western Reserve University.
Alzheimer’s Targeted in $45 Million U.S. Government Study Grant.
The U.S. government renewed its commitment to preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease, and its focus on drugs that target the amyloid that builds up in patients’ brains, with a new $45 million in research funding.
Advancing Medical Research
As the leading funder of Alzheimer's research, the federal government is supporting significant new research into the causes of Alzheimer's and finding ways to delay, prevent, or treat the disease.
NIH Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
Ohio Department of Medicaid Launches New Website
Medicaid.ohio.gov is an easy-to-navigate website for Ohioans who want to know more about Medicaid, including 2.3 million residents covered by the program and a network for 75,000 providers doing business with the program.
Self-reported memory slips may be early signs of Alzheimer's
— CBS News
Memory decline may be earliest sign of dementia
— USA Today
Inside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer's Disease. This 4-minute captioned video shows the intricate mechanisms involved in the progression of Alzheimer's disease in the brain.
Inside the Brain: An Interactive Tour. The Brain Tour explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it.
National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s (2013 Updates)
Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures (2013) Comprehensive statistical abstract of U.S. data Alzheimer’s disease. (71 pages)
World Alzheimer's Report (2012) Highlights stigma and dementia as a significant issue across the globe and acknowledges the role it plays in discouraging people with symptoms from seeking help. the report shares the results of an informal survey of people with dementia and caregivers on their personal experiences facing stigma. (80 pages)
Generation Alzheimer's: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers (2011) Outlines the human and financial cost Alzheimer's will have on the baby boom generation. (16 pages)
Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer's (2010) Examines the current projected costs of the Alzheimer’s crisis.
Voices of Alzheimer's Disease Report (2008) People living in the early stage of Alzheimer’s say that stigma is one of their top concerns. (36 pages)
The Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch® The Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®, is a free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer's, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current studies. Our continuously updated database of 130+ Alzheimer's clinical trials include both pharmacological (drug) and non-pharmacological (non-drug) studies being conducted at nearly 500 trial sites across the country.
December 1st Friday flyer
It’s Not Always Alzheimer’s flyer
Molina Healthcare flyer