Tag Archives: MCI

January 2012 News

First goal of national Alzheimer’s plan is to develop a treatment by 2025

The first goal listed for the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) is to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.  That goal is one of five, but it has attracted the most attention because those who work in the field of Alzheimer’s research do not believe they will find a cure in the near future.  Congress authorized NAPA in late 2010 and President Obama signed the … Read the rest »

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September 2011 News

Life lessons drive man with mild cognitive impairment to help others

While everyone hopes for a scientific breakthrough that will cure Alzheimer’s disease, a cure will never come into existence without help from the average citizen. Scientists will never know whether Alzheimer’s drugs serve their purpose without people who volunteer to become subjects in clinical trials. Elizabeth Landau, a health writer and producer for CNN, authored a piece that centers on a volunteer, who suffers from mild cognitive impairment (MCI). … Read the rest »

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