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Jul 17, 2019, 15:22 ET AAIC® 2019 Highlights New Research Showing Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Environmental and Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles suggests adopting multiple healthy lifestyle habits provides high levels of benefit for brain...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:30 ET Advances In The Global Search For Blood Markers For Alzheimer's Disease And Other Dementias

Significant advances in the global search for blood test technologies for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias were reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in...


Jul 14, 2019, 11:00 ET Lifestyle Interventions Provide Maximum Memory Benefit When Combined; And May Offset Elevated Alzheimer's Risk Due To Genetics, Pollution

New research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles suggests healthy lifestyle choices — including healthy diet, exercise, and cognitive...


Jul 20, 2017, 00:01 ET International Conference® 2017 Focus On Lifestyle, Risk Reduction, Improved Diagnosis And Early Detection

New research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) deepen our understanding of the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and...


Jul 20, 2017, 00:01 ET The Lancet Commission: One Third of Dementia May Be Preventable

In a report presented today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) in London, The Lancet International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care...


Jul 19, 2017, 03:00 ET Alzheimer's Association Launches $20 Million Lifestyle Intervention Trial In The U.S. To Prevent Cognitive Decline

The Alzheimer's Association today announced the launch of a $20 million U.S. two-year clinical trial to test the ability of a multi-dimensional lifestyle intervention to prevent cognitive decline and ...


Jul 23, 2015, 11:30 ET New Reports From The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015

Exciting new research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC® 2015) cover a wide range of Alzheimer's and dementia studies. The data demonstrate a...


Jul 13, 2014, 02:30 ET Smell And Eye Tests Show Potential To Detect Alzheimer's Early

New Alzheimer's biomarker results reported at Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A decreased ability to identify odors might indicate the ...


Jun 19, 2014, 00:01 ET Nearly 60% Of People Worldwide Incorrectly Believe That Alzheimer's Disease Is A Typical Part Of Aging

71% of People Think That the Government is Responsible for Helping to Find a Cure or Way to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Initiates a Global Conversation about the...


Jul 17, 2013, 13:30 ET New Research Advances From The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013

BOSTON, July 17, 2013 /CNW/ - New studies reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC® 2013) in Boston cover the spectrum of Alzheimer's disease and dementia research, ...


Jul 15, 2013, 17:00 ET Most Online Tests For Alzheimer's Disease Fail On Scientific Validity, Reliability And Ethical Factors

BOSTON, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - An expert panel found that 16 freely accessible online tests for Alzheimer's disease scored poorly on scales of overall scientific validity, reliability and ethical...


Jul 15, 2013, 08:30 ET Cancer And Chemotherapy Linked With Decreased Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease In Veterans

Three other studies reported at AAIC 2013 illuminate Alzheimer's risk factors, point to potential new strategies for treatment, prevention BOSTON, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Most kinds of cancer are...


Jul 18, 2012, 11:31 ET Newly Reported Research Advances From The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 18, 2012 /CNW/ - New studies reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2012 (AAIC® 2012), July 14-19, in Vancouver cover the spectrum of...


Jul 18, 2012, 03:02 ET Late-life Binge Drinking And Other Patterns Of Alcohol Use May Increase Risk Of Cognitive Decline

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Light to moderate alcohol consumption has generally been considered to have some health benefits, including possibly reducing risk of cognitive...


Jul 15, 2012, 11:31 ET New Research Indicates Gait Changes Could Signal Increased Risk For Cognitive Impairment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Gait disturbances – such as a slowing of walking pace or a more variable stride – could indicate a decline in cognitive function, according to new...


Sep 21, 2009, 00:02 ET More Than 35 Million People Have Alzheimer's and Dementia Worldwide,
According To New Report

More than 35 million people worldwide will have dementia in 2010, according to the 2009 World Alzheimer's Report from Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI). The new report was released on...