Los Angeles Times (July 13, 2016): Brain Changes Wrought by Gene Linked to Alzheimer’s May Begin in Childhood, Scientists Say

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Los Angeles Times (July 13, 2016): Brain Changes Wrought by Gene Linked to Alzheimer’s May Begin in Childhood, Scientists Say

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Wed, 07/13/2016

The gene that makes some people more vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease as adults also affects the brain development and mental abilities of children, a new study shows.
Researchers who examined brain scans of 1,187 kids and teens found distinct pSee Original Article

Canada.com (May 26, 2016): Could Alzheimer’s Stem from Infections? ‘Provocative’ Harvard Study May Hold Key to Disease

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Thu, 05/26/2016

Could it be that Alzheimer’s disease stems from the toxic remnants of the brain’s attempt to fight off infection?
Provocative new research by a team of investigators at Harvard leads to this startling hypothesis, which could explain the origins See Original Article

Alzheimer's Association (July 6, 2016): House Hears the Call of Alzheimer’s Association Advocates, Proposes Critical Research Funding Increase

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Wed, 07/06/2016

Today, the House Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee proposed a $350 million increase for Alzheimer’s research at the NIH. This bipartisan effort was led by Alzheimer’s champion Chairman Tom Cole (R-Okla.) and comes just weeks after the SenatSee Original Article

Boston Globe (July 14, 2016): New Research Consortium to Focus on Alzheimer’s

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Thu, 07/14/2016

Five drug makers, including Cambridge-based Biogen Inc., are banding together with academic scientists to form a research consortium aimed at speeding development of therapies for Alzheimer’s, a neurological disorder that has stubbornly eluded trSee Original Article