Mar 19, 2014 — The approach would recognize changes in behavior and in the brain. Right now there are no treatments that slow down the disease, but identifying high-risk patients early on could help with prevention.
Oct 11, 2013 — Researchers at the University of Florida are suggesting that the smell test could determine whether someone is in the early stages of Alzheimer's. But the discovery comes with caveats and lots of skepticism about how useful a test it would really be.
Aug 29, 2013 — Age-related fumbles of memory are often feared as early signs of Alzheimer's dementia, but recent research confirms an important difference. The underlying biology of the two sorts of memory loss aren't the same. And the age-related form may be reversible someday.
Feb 14, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Catholic employers and contraception, and experimental Alzheimer's drug. In the second hour, defining "Black Cool", and an anti-racism campaign in Duluth raises eyebrows.
Apr 2, 2013 — Calling it "the next great American project," the president predicted that the initiative could "be transformative." The lives of "not just millions, but billions of people" will be improved if more can be learned about brain disorders, said Obama.