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The Alliance’s blog offers a personal, inside look at our activities and perspectives on a range of timely issues. We encourage your feedback.

Two New Clinical Studies Request Volunteers

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: August 3rd, 2015

We are sharing the following information about two new clinical studies.


Stay Aware about the Dangers of Stroke

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 8th, 2015

Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S.  In fact, every four minutes someone in the U.S. dies from a stroke. Here are some things to know.


NIA Seeks Volunteers for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 5th, 2015

Right now across the U.S. there are more than 150 Alzheimer’s disease and related clinical trials being conducted.


The Aging Brain

Author: Dan Perry

Date: December 6th, 2011

The Washington Post has an interesting graphic in the newspaper today on the effects of aging on the brain. 


Obesity Found to Decrease Brain Mass in Older Adults

Author: Guest Contributor

Date: September 8th, 2009

Researchers from UCLA and the University of Pittsburgh have found more support for the benefits of exercise on dementia.


Why Get a Memory Screening?

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: November 4th, 2015

Some advice on why you might want to consider getting a memory screening.


Participate in an Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Trial

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: November 12th, 2015

Participating in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials is a valuable way you and your loved ones can personally impact this disease.


Webinar: Targets for the Next Generation of Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 11th, 2015

On April 27 the Alliance's ACT-AD Coalition held a webinar on the future of research, therapeutic development, and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.


HROTW: Preventing Stroke from Atrial Fibrillation

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: January 8th, 2016

Our Health Resource of the Week features a video: Preventing Stroke from Atrial Fibrillation.


Study Looks at Alzheimer's Potential Impact on China

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: January 21st, 2016

A new study discusses the potential long-term impacts China could face from Alzheimer's disease.


HROTW: Alzheimer's: The Race to the Cure

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: November 6th, 2015

Our Health Resource of the Week is a short video that focuses on how researchers are looking for ways to stop Alzheimer's disease.

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