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September 4, 2013   

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Researchers hope to discover new Alzheimer's disease therapies

Over the past several decades, scientists have made progress in unraveling the complicated process that leads to the death of brain cells and, ultimately, Alzheimer's disease. NBC News' "Age of Alzheimer's" series reports that this new understanding may lead to therapies that can halt Alzheimer's before symptoms appear and brains are irreparably damaged.
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Support Alzheimer's Champion Seth Rogen and Hilarity for Charity benefiting the Alzheimer's Association by bidding on a new eBay auction, including a just-added once-in-a-lifetime "Wicked" experience. Check back often for other new items, such as personalized voicemails from Rogen and signed memorabilia.
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Great-grandmother's Alzheimer's inspires a possible career as a researcher

Max Wallack was 6 when his great-grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's and 10 when she passed away with the disease. Inspired to devote his life to Alzheimer's, Wallack is now a junior in college studying neuroscience, and he hopes to attend medical school and continue pursuing Alzheimer's research.
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