Category Archives: Alzheimer’s disease

European Dana Alliance Members Share Nobel in Medicine

Credit: Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience British-American researcher John O’Keefe and Norwegian researchers May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering “an inner GPS, in the brain,” that makes navigation … Continue reading

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Staying Sharp Upcoming Events

We have back-to-back weekends of Staying Sharp starting this Saturday, May 10, in Queens, New York, and then the following Saturday in Tallahassee, Florida. The forums are close to each other on the calendar, but will be quite far apart … Continue reading

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Minority Health Month Interview: Patrick Griffith

Proportionally, minorities are more likely than whites to have Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias in the United States. African Americans are two times more likely than non-Hispanic whites to be affected and Hispanics are 1.5 times more likely. These persistent … Continue reading

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Free Staying Sharp Program Saturday in Oakland

If you will be in the Bay area this weekend, please join us Saturday at the Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland for a free Staying Sharp forum. The program includes a panel discussion from 9 am to 11 am … Continue reading

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New Cerebrum: Working to Solve the Alzheimer’s Puzzle

Credit: Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience Earlier this week, a study published in the journal Neurology reported that Alzheimer’s disease may be killing more than 500,000 people in the U.S. each year, making it possibly the third leading killer behind … Continue reading

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