Dementia in the News

April 4, 2017

Harvard Gazette (April 4, 2017): Plotting the Demise of Alzheimer's

Catch it early.

Those are watchwords in the battle against a host of illnesses, from heart disease to cancer to Type 2 diabetes. Early detection gives physicians a chance to minimize damage, to insert a stent and keep blood flowing to the heart, to remove a tumor before one becomes many, to urge crucial lifestyle changes: lose weight, eat better, exercise.

But can the strategy work for Alzheimer’s disease? Scientists are starting to think it might.

March 21, 2017

It's Your Health with Lisa Davis interviews Dr. Jonathan Jackson – Instructor in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Jonathan Jackson, instructor in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital interviewed on the Radio show It's Your Health with Lisa Davis to talk about health disparities in regards to Alzheimer's disease and more about the landmark prevention trial for Alzheimer's disease currently enrolling calling The A4 Study.

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