Daughter volunteers in UK care home to see her father | AFP

Nina Ambrose couldn’t bear the thought of being separated from her father during the coronavirus pandemic — so she volunteered to work at the care home where he lives. The 49-year-old Briton has been visiting the home up to four times a week so she can see her dad, Roger, who suffers from Alzheimer’s.

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Blood tests show promise in detecting Alzheimer’s

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal _ a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Half a dozen research groups gave new results at a conference on these experimental tests. (July 15)

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Researchers focus on how to prevent Alzheimer’s

(2 Oct 2018) Scientists so far have been unable to find a treatment to stop the progression of Alzheimer’s in people who already have some mental decline. So two large studies are trying to prevent Alzheimer’s by targeting the very first brain changes. (Oct. 2)

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