More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease. Experts expect that number to triple by 2050. The event was held by the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center in conjunction with the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, with sponsorship from the Wisconsin …
Researcher Ismail Tufan has been conducting a variety of studies across Turkey for nearly 20 years and has found a strong need for lifelong learning as a means of reducing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Tufan explained, “In a study conducted at the University of Cambridge, the risk of getting …
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Drug regulators want to let drugmakers test Alzheimer's disease treatments on patients years before the disease shows outward signs, and could approve the therapies based on subtle biological signals rather than proof they alleviate … It's not until stage 4 that patients are classified with mild dementia.
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When her husband's Alzheimer's disease progressed, Karla Hansen paid nearly $1,000 a month for a caregiver to come to their home in Waunakee two half-days a week. Now, with his dementia more advanced, Mick Hansen goes to adult day care five days a week, which costs about $1,500 a month.
Her father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2000 and her mother had vascular dementia. After her parents' deaths, she got involved with the Alzheimer's Association and started an adult children's support group that grew out of her own caregiver experiences, the release stated.
Findings of a study involving mice showed that BACE1 inhibitors could be safely used to treat Alzheimer's disease patients. How do … An experiment conducted on mice with Alzheimer's disease shows promise for sufferers of the most common form of dementia, which currently has no available cure.