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2011-01-26 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting this year, more than 10,000 baby boomers a day will turn 65. As these baby boomers age, one of out of eight of them will develop Alzheimer's - a devastating, costly, heartbreaking disease.

2011-01-18 17:44:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association joins the Shriver family and the nation in mourning the passing of Sargent Shriver. Few people have had the impact on our nation that Mr. Shriver did.

2011-01-18 14:07:00

Israel's Leading Care Organization Signs on as Founding Member NEW YORK, Jan.

2011-01-12 18:13:54

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute have discovered that the genetic mechanism which destroys brain cells is responsible for early development of Alzheimer's Disease in people with Down Syndrome and for development of Alzheimer's Disease in general population – providing a potential new target for drugs that could forestall dementia in people with either condition.

2011-01-04 18:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds President Obama for signing the National Alzheimer's Project Act(NAPA) into law.

2010-12-15 12:09:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds Congress for passage of the National Alzheimer's Project Act (S. 3036, H.R.

2010-12-09 07:25:00

Foundation's CEO to Call for End to 'Devastation' in House Subcommittee Testimony Today NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eric J.

2010-12-08 18:40:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds members of the U.S. Senate for passing the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) (S. 3036).

2010-12-06 11:00:00

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With as many as 10 million U.S.


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