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Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts

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Screen Shot 2017-01-22 at 9.37.54 PMOn Wednesday night at 10:00 pm,  Public Broadcast Stations (WGBH, Channel 2 in Boston) will air Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts. It will focus on the projected explosive growth in the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s by 2050, and Read More…

Prevagen Again Under Fire

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Last week the New York Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission jointly filed a lawsuit against Quincy Biosciences, the maker of Prevagen, charging that its claims that Prevagen improves memory Read More…

The Year Ahead for Research

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The start of the neScreen Shot 2017-01-08 at 10.00.54 PMw year is a good time to take stock of treatment advances for preventing, delaying the onset, or slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. There is no Read More…

A Victory for Consumer Rights

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Last Wednesday, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a final rule that will reinstate the right of nursing home residents to sue in a court of law to resolve their complaints. The new rule, which takes effect on November 28, will cut off federal funds to nursing homes Read More…

Disappointment and Confusion Follow News of Tau Drug Failure

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At this year’s International Alzheimer’s Conference, the results of the Phase 3 clinical drug trial for LMTM, a drug targeting the build up of Tau protein, were announced. These results have been eagerly awaited, as LMTM is the first drug targeting Tau protein to reach advanced clinical testing. Alzheimer’s is Read More…

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