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Drugs approved for Alzheimer’s prevention study

Originally posted at cbsnews.com October 10, 2012, By Michelle Castillo An Alzheimer's drug that was ineffective against preventing decline in cognitive and physical function in patients with late stage Alzheimer's may prove to help prevent the disease from developing...

Lilly Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Mental Decline, Study Finds

Originally posted at bloomberg.com October 8, 2012, By Shannon Pettypiece Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY)’s experimental Alzheimer’s treatment slowed memory loss and cognitive decline in early-stage patients by about 30 percent, offering the first evidence that a medication may...

Drug trials for Alzheimer’s may need to start earlier

Originally posted at http://www.freep.com October 6, 2012, By Janice Lloyd Timing might be everything when it comes to treating Alzheimer's disease, according to research being presented Monday at a meeting of the American Neurological Association in Boston. There is...

B.A.B.E.S. Bringing Surviving Grace to San Diego in 2013

My goodness how time has flown since we launched our website! We have received such wonderful support and look forward to making a difference! I will be traveling with Doug and Paula Smith to Washington, D.C. to attend a fundraiser for USAgainst Alzheimer's at The...

Drug trials for Alzheimer’s may need to start earlier

Originally posted at www.freep.com October 6, 2012 Timing might be everything when it comes to treating Alzheimer's disease, according to research being presented Monday at a meeting of the American Neurological Association in Boston. There is no cure for the...

Women in Their 20s Care for Parents With Alzheimer’s

Originally posted at http://m.nbcbayarea.com/ October 01 2012, By Marianne Favro Laura Lucas of Campbell is a young professional starting her career. She has also been forced to take on an unexpected job: Caring for her mother who has Alzheimer’s disease. “She...

Down syndrome may hold key to Alzheimer’s

Originally posted at http://www.iol.co.za/ September 26 2012, By Julie Steenhuysen Chicago - In a new lead on Alzheimer's research, Johnson & Johnson is bankrolling a three-year pilot study of people with Down syndrome to identify the early changes that herald...

Catching Alzheimer’s Early: The “Dian” Trial

Originally posted at http://www.wftv.com/ Sept. 26, 2012 FLORIDA — TRIAL BACKGORUND: The Alzheimer's Association awarded its largest-ever research grant — nearly $4.2 million over four years — to the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer's Network-Therapeutic Trials Unit...

About B.A.B.E.S.

B.A.B.E.S., “Beating Alzheimer’s by embracing Science”, was born out of the desire for those of us who share a kindred bond to create a way to make sense and meaning of all that we have experienced, and add a bit of joy and peacefulness along our journey.