AMA Alzheimer's Media Briefing

12/23/03

BRIEFING TOPICS

  • BREAKING NEWS: How risk factors for stroke are related to cognitive decline of Alzheimer's

  • BREAKING NEWS: Distinguishing different types of dementia

  • CAN WE PREVENT ALZHEIMER'S?: Using tantalizing clues from recent studies to reduce risk

  • ADVANCES IN TREATMENT: Recent discoveries about Alzheimer's disease process leads to new treatment strategies

  • SOCIETAL COSTS OF ALZHEIMER'S: Information on the impact of this growing epidemic

  • LUNCH PRESENTATION: "A Changed Life" (Observations of a caregiver)

    Register online: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/article/4197-7958.html (Please register in advance. Seating is limited.)

    FOR MORE INFORMATION: contact Linda Griffin at 312-464-5392 or at Linda_Griffin@ama-assn.org

    (This briefing is being sponsored by the AMA with funding from an unrestricted educational grant from Forest Laboratories, Inc.)

    Source: Eurekalert & others

    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
        Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

     

     

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