What many don’t know is that when we find a cure for ALS we'll unlock breakthroughs for other diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and dementia. My legislation not only paves the way to curing a host of diseases but provides a model for speeding up our drug treatment pipeline.
The buildup of amyloid plaques in brain tissue is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, researchers cleared out amyloid plaques in the brains of mice by having them stare at a screen illuminated by a strobe light flickering at certain frequencies.
June is #Alzheimers and Brain Awareness Month. Read what NIEHS scientists are learning about neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease and their relationship to the environment at
#DYK women are nearly 2x more likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease compared to men? Researchers are conducting clinical trials to better understand this disease & inform future treatment. Learn more about clinical trials:
This woman suffers from Alzheimer's. Her daughter is helping her eat. For a brief moment, mom looks into her daughter’s eyes — remembers her — and tells her she loves her. I’m here for all of this.🌎❤️
This 87-year old grandmother with Alzheimer's is stuck at home during the lockdown. She’s been sad because they can’t go out for groceries, like they normally do. So — her grandson built her a supermarket at home. Then they went shopping. Humanity.🌎❤️
Each night in Spain at 8pm, ppl come to their balconies to cheer the country's healthcare workers. Last night, a caregiver brought her Alzheimer's patient to the balcony to play his harmonica. She lets him believe they're cheering for him. Humanity.🌎❤️
My mom died peacefully this afternoon after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer’s / Dementia. Instead of dwelling on the disease that took her away, I would rather acknowledge the successes in her life (see screenshot) And please support @Hilar4Charity and/or @alzassociation
I am hopeful that we can substantially alter the course of Alzheimer’s disease. This World Alzheimer’s Day, join me in supporting Alzheimer’s research by watching and sharing @ARUKnews’s vid #SharetheOrangeo with . @SamuelLJackson
Mrs. Florida 2016 and pro-Trump media personality Karyn Turk going to jail for fraud after stealing her mom’s social security checks while she was dying of Alzheimer’s at a nursing home #BecauseFlorida
From the Alzheimers association webpage "Aggressive or angry behaviors may occur in people with Alzheimer's or other dementias" A 50 year career politician doesn't snap back this way to a blue collar guy asking him a reasonable question given his parties stance on the issue.