Help Alzheimer’s research

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Recently, the Alzheimer’s Association’s created the TrialMatch program, through which 250 studies are recruiting participants. This is a way to learn about trials in your region, whether you may qualify, and how to participate.It has been referred to as a “dating service” – matching up people with clinical trials for which they are a good fit.

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Why do you get sleepy during the day?

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Extreme daytime sleepiness is often a top symptom of Alzheimer’s disease but what, exactly, causes it? New research finally brings us an answer. A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and other institutions, shows that people with Alzheimer’s disease experience major brain cell loss in regions of the brain tasked with keeping us awake.

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Good early results on a Alzheimer’s vaccine

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Interim results of a clinical trial on an Alzheimer’s vaccine being tested on Down syndrome individuals are promising, say researchers at the Swiss clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company AC Immune. The company’s liposomal therapeutic anti-Abeta vaccine, dubbed ACI-24, is also being evaluated in mild to moderate Alzheimer’s patients in a Phase 2 study.

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