Boston Globe (July 11, 2015): Fear of Alzheimer’s Disease Can Prompt Lifestyle Changes

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Boston Globe (July 11, 2015): Fear of Alzheimer’s Disease Can Prompt Lifestyle Changes

Publication Date: 

Sat, 07/11/2015

When Jamie Tyrone found out that she carries a gene that gives her a 91 percent chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease beginning around age 65, she sank into a depression so deep that at times she wanted to end her life.
Tyrone, a registered nurSee Original Article

Partners HealthCare Innovation Summer 2015 Newsletter: Windows Into the Brain

Publication Date: 

Mon, 07/13/2015

Ultra-high resolution imaging tools like 7-Tesla MRI now allowresearchers to glimpse the brain in extraordinary detail, openingthe door to new diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
Two imaging advances in particular – focused ultrasoundSee Original Article

Boston Globe (June 21, 2015): When Should You Take the Car Keys from an Aging Parent?

Publication Date: 

Sun, 06/21/2015

It’s the conversation no adult child wants to have, the family dynamic few want to discuss publicly. But the pain pours out on an Alzheimer’s help line, where middle-aged sons and daughters call crying, afraid to tell mom or dad it’s time to stoSee Original Article

New York Times (July 21, 2015): Women Decline Toward Dementia Faster Than Men, Study Suggests

Publication Date: 

Tue, 07/21/2015

Women who develop slight but detectable deficits in memory and mental acuity late in life tend to decline faster than men with mild impairment, researchers reported on Tuesday.
Some two-thirds of the five million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease aSee Original Article