NIA boosts Alzheimer’s research network with two new centers

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH is pleased to announce two new additions to its Alzheimer’s Disease Centers Program—a network of researchers and clinicians developing and sharing new approaches and findings to speed discovery in dementia research. The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center (ADCC) in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Wake Forest ADCC in[…]

Is it Alzheimer’s or Another Type of Dementia?

By Lisa Esposito When people talk about dementia, Alzheimer’s disease often automatically comes to mind. That’s not surprising since it’s the most common type of dementia, affecting 5 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But with more than 100 dementia causes, Alzheimer’s shouldn’t be assumed. Along with Alzheimer’s, Lewy body and[…]