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The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center supports researchers in their pursuit of answers that will lead to improved diagnosis and care for patients while, at the same time, focusing on the program’s long-term goal — finding a way to cure and possibly prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

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A significant hurdle in developing therapeutics and care models for Alzheimer’s disease that work for people of all ethnic and racial backgrounds is the recruitment

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Transgender and gender nonbinary adults in the United States are more likely to report worsening memory and thinking, functional limitations, and depression compared to cisgender (non-transgender)

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The world’s largest and most prestigious Alzheimer’s disease conference is underway this week, and UW Alzheimer’s disease researchers are attending in high numbers, leading several

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According to the World Health Organization, 14% of dementia cases worldwide may be caused by smoking. But quitting can help.

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Nathaniel Chin, MD, joined Wisconsin Public Radio's "Central Time" to talk about Alzheimer's disease prevention and take listener calls. "How to Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease" aired on WPR on July 2, 2021.
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The AHEAD Study is a new research study examining whether intervening ahead of symptoms may prevent future memory loss and dementia. AHEAD is the first