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Sharing the latest news on Alzheimer's & memory loss. Visit www.TheADplan.com or www.TheAlzheimersDiet.com for more information

National Plan for Alzheimers disease Just Released

February 28, 2012 – The US Government Department of Health and Human Services released the 2012 National Plan for Alzheimer’s disease. Click http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/napa/NatlPlan.shtml to read today.

Alzheimer’s diet News – New study supports research on eating fish with Omega-3 fatty acids, and DHA fish oil supplements

Alzheimer’s Diet News 2/28/12: Eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids (like healthy fats found in specifc types of fish) can protect against premature brain aging memory loss. Researchers found that people with low omega-3s in their blood had less brain volume and socred lower on memory tests, compared with others with high omega-3s. [...]

Bexarotene: New drug for Alzheimers Disease?

New Alzheimer’s Study: The drug bexarotene was shown in mice to clear plaques & improve thinking skills.  The good news is that this drug is currently FDA-approved for skin cancer treatment, but it will take many years to confirm these results in humans. Making progress, but still more work to be done!

About

Harvard-trained Neurologist, Richard S. Isaacson, M.D. currently serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Vice Chair of Education, and Education Director of the McKnight Brain Institute in the Department of Neurology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, and his medical internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL. Prior to joining UM, he served as Associate Medical Director of the Wien Center for Alzheimers disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai.

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