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Protein-Based Biomarkers in Blood Serum Could Classify Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease

9.13.2010 Protein-Based Biomarkers in Blood Serum Could Classify Individuals With Alzheimer's Disease Archives of Neurology, JAMA An initial analysis suggests that biomarkers in blood serum can be combined with clinical information to accurately classify patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

UT Health Science Center in San Antonio Recruiting 500 Hispanics age 59 or older

4.01.2010 UT Medicine San Antonio Physicians at Forefront of Alzheimer's Research The Mission Psychiatrist Donald R. Royall, M.D., and neurologist Gustavo C. Roman, M.D., are recruiting 500 Hispanics age 59 or older for a longitudinal study that will attempt to determine the prevalence of Alzheimer's in the Hispanic population and pinpoint risk factors.

Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: A National Imperative

5.18.2010 Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer's Disease: A National Imperative Alzheimer's Association This report examines the current projections and costs associated with the Alzheimer crisis, as well as what Medicare and Medicaid savings are possible if disease modifying treatments were available.

Alzheimer’s Disease a Greater Risk for Blacks & Hispanics

04.27.2010 Alzheimer's Disease a Greater Risk for Blacks & Hispanics The Dallas Morning News A report released last month by the Alzheimer's Association highlights some startling statistics about the degenerative, progressive brain disease. While advancing age is still the biggest risk factor for developing it, blacks and Latinos are in greater danger than any other [...]