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Middle-Age Obesity Linked to Higher Odds for Dementia

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Could COVID-19 Increase Your Risk of Dementia?

In the News | AARP.org

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Alzheimer's Blood Tests: Big Breakthroughs in 2020

In the News | MedPage Today

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Could COVID-19 Increase Dementia Risk In The Future?

In the News | IFL Science

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COVID-19: Research points to long-term neurological effects

In the News | Medical News Today

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Fluid-Filled Spaces in the Brain Linked to Worsening Memory

In the News | HealthDay

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This Makes You Twice as Likely to Get COVID, Study Says

In the News | Eat This, Not That

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Yvette Nicole Brown: Her Challenging Off-Screen Role

Actress and Caregiver Knows the Devastation of Alzheimer’s

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Brain Donation: the ‘Greatest Gift to Science’

Brain Donation Helps Researchers Continue the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

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Shifting Gears to Fight Alzheimer’s

NASCAR Driver Ryan Blaney Raises $650,000 Through Custom Car Auction

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All In

Caregiving Is a Multigenerational Effort for Many Latino Families

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Bonus Shot

New Studies Show Some Vaccines May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

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Hanging Up the Keys

When Driving Becomes Dangerous, Difficult Conversations are a Must

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Large Study Shows People With Dementia Are at Higher Covid-19 Risk

In the News | The Smithsonian

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A virtual advocacy event with surprise benefits

In the News | Associations Now

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New Alzheimer’s Association Report Examines Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Annual report shows more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s

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Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Caregiver Training and Support Introduced in 117th Congress

Alzheimer’s Association, AIM Endorse Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act

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Alzheimer’s Association Offers Guidance as Visitation in Long-Term Care Settings Expands

Reminds families to remain diligent in wake of recent CMS and CDC guidelines to expand visitation

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Could a New Drug Help Ease Alzheimer's?

In the News | HealthDay

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Alzheimer's Association Commits $14 Million to Novel Drug Trials in Rare Form of Alzheimer's

Funding will help expand the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Network Trials Unit to include anti-tau drugs

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Alzheimer’s Association Launches New Training and Certification Program to Enhance Dementia Care

Training and exam are aimed at implementing latest evidenced-based practices to ensure quality dementia care for a growing number of Americans

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Drug Used in Cancer Patients Might Help Treat Alzheimer's

In the News | HealthDay

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LTC dementia-care certification launched by Alzheimer’s Association

In the News | McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

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Loneliness in Mid-Life Linked to Higher Odds for Alzheimer's

In the News | HealthDay

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Signs You’re Developing Dementia, According to an Expert

In the News | Eat This, Not That

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FDA Rejects Application of Pimavanserin for the Treatment of Hallucinations and Delusions Due to Dementia-Related Psychosis

The Alzheimer’s Association looks forward to learning full details related to the decision from the FDA and the company in the weeks to come.

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Bipartisan Legislation to Create a Path to Better Dementia Care Introduced

The Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer's Act Endorsed by Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement

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The Brain and Covid: Strides and Speculations

In the News | Cerebrum by Dana Foundation

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Alzheimer’s Association Joins International Brain Bee Board of Directors

Maria C. Carrillo, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at the Alzheimer’s Association, has been appointed to the International Brain Bee (IBB) Board of Directors.

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Higher Education Won't Help Preserve the Aging Brain: Study

In the News | HealthDay

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Missing Out on Sleep in Midlife May Increase Dementia Risk

In the News | AARP.org

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Does Exercise Prevent Dementia?

In the News | Discover Magazine

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Trouble managing money may be an early sign of dementia

In the News | Kaiser Health News

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Eat Smart: Mediterranean Diet Could Ward Off Dementia

In the News | HealthDay

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The Equity in Neuroscience and Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials (ENACT) Act Introduced in Congress

Bipartisan Legislation to Support Equity in Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Endorsed by Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement

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Alzheimer's Association Welcomes FDA Approval of Aducanumab

The Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically welcomes today’s historic FDA approval of aducanumab (Biogen/Eisai) for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Next Steps for New Alzheimer's Treatment

As the global nonprofit leader in Alzheimer’s research and science we have extensively reviewed the clinical trial data for AduhelmTM (aducanumab).

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Scientific Community: New Alzheimer’s Treatment Most Appropriate for Early-Stage, MCI

Leading voices in the Alzheimer’s and dementia scientific community underscored that Aduhelm™ (aducanumab) be made available to the population who may benefit.

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Alzheimer's Association Partners with National Hispanic Medical Association to Increase Alzheimer's Awareness in Latino Communities

The Alzheimer’s Association and the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) are partnering to increase concern and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and all

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Alzheimer's Association Welcomes Revised Label for Aduhelm

The Alzheimer’s Association is pleased with the announcement today that the FDA has revised the prescribing label for Aduhelm™ (aducanumab).

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Ensuring Timely, Appropriate and Equitable Access to Aduhelm

Aduhelm has been approved for use for those with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or early stage Alzheimer’s dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes CMS Announcement of National Coverage Determination Analysis on Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

We welcome today’s announcement of a National Coverage Determination (NCD) analysis, consistent with the Alzheimer’s Association position.

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Critical Funding to Help End Alzheimer's Advances in the House Appropriations Subcommittee

A House appropriations subcommittee proposed a $200 million increase in Alzheimer’s/dementia research funding and $19.5 million for BOLD.

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National Institutes of Health Releases FY23 Professional Judgement Budget for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research Funding

NIH requests $226 million funding increase for fiscal year 2023

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Michael Chiklis: Fighting Alzheimer’s is a Chiklis Family Effort

Actor on His Mom’s Struggle with the Disease and His Family’s Advocacy

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Higher Ed, Lower Risk

Studies Link Formal Education to Reduced Risk of Alzheimer's

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United Against a Global Opponent

Olympians Personally Impacted by Alzheimer’s

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'Their Mind Gets a Fever'

Dementia Presents Unique Challenges for Native Peoples

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I Have Something to Tell You

How to Disclose — or React to — a Dementia Diagnosis

ALZ Magazine

A Shared Hardship

Some Researchers Fight Alzheimer’s In and Out of the Lab

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Improving Air Quality Reduces Dementia Risk, Multiple Studies Suggest

Improving air quality may improve cognitive function and reduce dementia risk, according to several studies reported today at AAIC® 2021.

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Seven Researchers Honored for Scientific Achievements and Contributions to the Dementia Field at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

The Association is thrilled to recognize these researchers for the important contributions they have made to the field of Alzheimer’s and dementia research.

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Global Dementia Cases Forecasted to Triple by 2050

New analysis shows a decrease in prevalence due to education, countered by increase due to heart health risk factors, as reported at AAIC 2021.

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Transgender Adults More Likely to Experience Subjective Cognitive Decline, Depression

Transgender and gender nonbinary adults are more likely to report worsening cognitive limitations and mental health, according to studies reported at AAIC 2021.

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