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Alzheimer's disease -- Prevention


View Resource Alzheimer's Association

Located in Chicago, the Alzheimer's Association is a national voluntary health organization that is dedicated to advancing research for the causes, treatments, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. The introduction section of the site contains materials that discuss the history of the organization, their accomplishments, and local chapters of the Association. Persons hoping to learn more about...
View Resource Promising New Developments in Fight Against Alzheimer's

This week, two significant announcements were made at the World Alzheimer Congress, a gathering of more than 3,000 experts in Washington, D.C. On July 11, scientists at Elan Pharmaceuticals reported that a vaccine that reverses some of the effects of Alzheimer's has cleared its first test in humans. Since the first observation by Dr. Alois Alzheimer in 1906, researchers have long noted the...