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Latest Alzheimer Society of Canada Stories

2013-04-18 12:15:11

Close family members of people with Alzheimer's disease are more than twice as likely as those without a family history to develop silent buildup of brain plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Gene Discovered That Triples Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease
2012-11-15 15:08:47

An international team of researchers recently discovered a gene that almost triples the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

2012-11-08 00:54:51

Researchers at Dalhousie University have discovered a new technique using "computer-aided" drug design that may lead to an entirely new approach in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD).


Word of the Day
dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.