Alzheimer's Association International Conference

Healio brings you the highlights from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAIC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Lancet Commission: 10 key ways to improve dementia prevention

July 20, 2017
A report from the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care identifies key issues that physicians should be aware of to…
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Digital SAGE assessment accurate for early dementia

July 20, 2017
Data presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference indicated efficacy of a digital version of the Self-Administered…
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Analysis shows booming Alzheimer’s disease drug development

July 19, 2017
Twenty-seven Alzheimer’s disease drugs in phase 3 clinical trials and eight drugs in phase 2 trials could launch in the next 5 years, according…
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Goal-oriented therapy improves quality of life, mood in early Alzheimer’s

July 18, 2017
Goal-oriented therapy improved mood and quality of life among individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, according to data…

Comprehensive program plus medication more effective for functioning in Alzheimer's disease

July 17, 2017
A comprehensive, individualized management program significantly improved functioning in moderate-to-severe Alzheimer’s disease, compared with…
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Neuropsychiatric symptoms common in predementia, cognitive decline

August 4, 2016
Neuropsychiatric symptoms occur frequently in predementia clinical states, as well as subjective cognitive decline and mild cognitive impairment…
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New symptom checklist may support earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis

August 3, 2016
Researchers presenting at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2016 in Toronto, introduced a new condition known as Mild…
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Mental stimulation may counteract negative effects of Western diet on cognition

August 2, 2016
An association between poor diet and cognitive decline was found only in individuals with low indicators of cognitive reserve, according to data…
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Men more commonly misdiagnosed with Alzheimer's disease than women

July 29, 2016
Many men are not accurately diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease during their lifetime, according to data presented at the Alzheimer’s…
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Smell test may be early predictor of dementia, Alzheimer's disease

July 28, 2016
Odor identification testing may detect cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, according to evidence from two studies presented at the…
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