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  • New staff at NIA
    January 15, 2006

    The NIA’s lead program for AD research—the Neuroscience and Neuropsychology of Aging (NNA) Program—recently welcomed three new health science administrators (HSAs). Each new staff member brings a wealth of scientific and...

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    Studies show intervention can improve caregiver skills, quality of life
    January 1, 2006

    Community-based dementia care-giver interventions can reduce caregiver depression, teach effective behavior management skills, improve caregiver-care recipient relationships, and positively affect general quality of life for caregivers...

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    Building trust and using technology to reach out to American Indians
    January 1, 2006

    Alzheimer’s Disease Centers (ADCs) work hard to bring diagnosis, treatment, and education services to the diverse populations they serve, including rural and urban groups, the poor, Hispanics, African-Americans, Asian Americans,...

  • Earlier AD diagnosis creating demand for early-stage support groups
    July 1, 2005

    Many people are being diagnosed earlier in the course of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) because of improving sensitivity and specificity of diagnostic techniques and increased awareness of the disease. Health care professionals, the...

  • NIA adds 2 ADCs to research network
    July 1, 2005

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is pleased to announce the addition of two Alzheimer’s Disease Centers (ADCs) serving the southeastern U.S.: the University of South Florida (USF), headquartered in Tampa, and Emory University in...

  • Alzheimer's Disease Centers program celebrates 20th anniversary
    February 1, 2005

    The year was 1984. Ronald Reagan was campaigning for his second term in office. Prince and the Revolution had the top pop song, When Doves Cry. At the Oscars, Terms of Endearment won best picture. The Soviet Union pulled out of the summer...

  • Researchers find genetic influences on memory performance in familial AD
    July 16, 2004

    Genetics may influence memory performance in families with a history of Alzheimer’s Disease according to researchers writing in the February 10, 2004 issue of Neurology. Previous human genetic studies focusing on memory have been...

  • Researchers find genetic influences on memory performance in familial AD
    July 16, 2004

    Genetics may influence memory performance in families with a history of Alzheimer’s Disease according to researchers writing in the February 10, 2004 issue of Neurology. Previous human genetic studies focusing on memory have been...

  • Using marketing principles to improve clinical trial recruitment
    April 1, 2004

    Successfully recruiting participants for clinical trials is a challenge that crosses all medical disciplines, but is particularly difficult in the field of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research. The nature of the disease, the need to...

  • Using marketing principles to improve clinical trial recruitment
    April 1, 2004

    Successfully recruiting participants for clinical trials is a challenge that crosses all medical disciplines, but is particularly difficult in the field of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research. The nature of the disease, the need to...

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