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Title: Alzheimer's Disease: The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Date: March 16, 2014

Duration: 02:23

Topic: Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs for BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the top five questions you should ask your doctor regarding your Alzheimer's diagnosis.

Title: Part I: Taking Shots on Goal in the Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments

Date: October 9, 2013

Duration: 6:26

Topic: Alzheimer's researchers are concentrating on a specific protein in the brain that may be behind Alzheimer's disease.

Source: WCAI presents an original reporting series, "Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments." In the 5-part series, senior reporter and editor Sean Corcoran looks at some of the most recent innovations related to finding a cure or preventative for the disease, traveling to labs in San Diego, Boston, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and New York City. You can contact Sean directly at sean_corcoran@wgbh.org and @CorcoranWCAI

Title: Part II: Alzheimer's Researchers Learning from Past Mistakes

Date: October 9, 2013

Duration: 6:38

Topic: A look into the world of Alzheimer's research, where some science investigators say they're in "panic mode" when it comes to preventing Alzheimer's disease.

Source: WCAI presents an original reporting series, "Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments." In the 5-part series, senior reporter and editor Sean Corcoran looks at some of the most recent innovations related to finding a cure or preventative for the disease, traveling to labs in San Diego, Boston, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and New York City. You can contact Sean directly at sean_corcoran@wgbh.org and @CorcoranWCAI

Title: Part III: Big Alzheimer's Studies and Tiny Mice at Washington University

Date: October 9, 2013

Duration: 6:38

Topic: Alzheimer's researchers at Washington University in St. Louis as they discuss the role genetically-modified mice play in the search for a cure.

Source: WCAI presents an original reporting series, "Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments." In the 5-part series, senior reporter and editor Sean Corcoran looks at some of the most recent innovations related to finding a cure or preventative for the disease, traveling to labs in San Diego, Boston, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and New York City. You can contact Sean directly at sean_corcoran@wgbh.org and @CorcoranWCAI

Title: Part IV: Advances in Alzheimer's Diagnosis, But Where Are the New Drug Therapies?

Date: October 9, 2013

Duration: 6:37

Topic: Recent advancements in brain imaging is expected to assist in the search for a preventative or cure for Alzheimer's disease.

Source: WCAI presents an original reporting series, "Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments." In the 5-part series, senior reporter and editor Sean Corcoran looks at some of the most recent innovations related to finding a cure or preventative for the disease, traveling to labs in San Diego, Boston, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and New York City. You can contact Sean directly at sean_corcoran@wgbh.org and @CorcoranWCAI

Title: Part V: New Study Will Test Possibility of Preventing Alzheimer's

Date: October 9, 2013

Duration: 6:39

Topic: Part V: One of the most significant Alzheimer's drug studies in history is about to begin in Boston.

Source: WCAI presents an original reporting series, "Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments." In the 5-part series, senior reporter and editor Sean Corcoran looks at some of the most recent innovations related to finding a cure or preventative for the disease, traveling to labs in San Diego, Boston, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and New York City. You can contact Sean directly at sean_corcoran@wgbh.org and @CorcoranWCAI

Title: The Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Date: February 22, 2012

Duration: 6:47

Topic: Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist for the BrightFocus Foundation, talks about the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Title: The Status of Alzheimer's Disease Research

Date: November 15, 2011

Duration: 14:20

Topic: Guy Eakin, Ph.D., BrightFocus' Vice President of Scientific Affairs, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the status of research on this deadly disease.

Title: The Warning Signs of Caregiver Stress

Date: November 15, 2011

Duration: 4:32

Topic: Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist for the BrightFocus Foundation, talks about the warning signs of caregiver stress.

Title: Reducing Caregiver Stress

Date: November 15, 2011

Duration: 5:48

Topic: Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist for the BrightFocus Foundation, discusses ways to help reduce caregiver stress.

Title: Essential Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Alzheimer's Disease

Date: October 6, 2011

Duration: 4:30

Topic: This audio presentation provides information on how you can take an active role in managing your healthcare by having an open conversation with your doctor.

Title: Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview

Date: August, 2011

Duration: 1:23

Topic: Dr. Guy Eakin describes the scope of the disease's impact on individuals, families, and the nation. It also outlines what the BrightFocus Foundation is doing to combat this devastating and growing problem.

Title: Alzheimer's Disease: Effects On The Brain

Date: August, 2011

Duration: 2:02

Topic: Dr. Guy Eakin discusses how Alzheimer's disease effects the brain, and the three stages of the disease, leading up to severe debilitation and death.

Title: Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms and Diagnosis

Date: August, 2011

Duration: 1:55

Topic: Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease during the patient's lifetime is done through mental and behavioral symptoms, a physical examination, and neuropsychological and laboratory tests. In this segment Dr. Eakin discusses screening methods and new options on the horizon.

Title: Alzheimer's Disease: Treatments

Date: August, 2011

Duration: 1:40

Topic: The 6th leading cause of death in the US, Alzheimer's disease cannot be cured nor can its progression be halted. In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin discusses ways to control the symptoms and manage side effects.

Title: Alzheimer's Disease: Caregiving Tips

Date: August, 2011

Duration: 1:04

Topic: This segment includes tips for providing care to people suffering from this Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Eakin outlines ways to reduce the burden of the disease, adapting to the constant changes the patient goes through.

Title: Alzheimer's Disease: Research For The Cure

Date: August, 2011

Duration: 1:26

Topic: Dr. Guy Eakin of the BrightFocus Foundation provides a brief overview of Alzheimer's disease research.

Last Review: 08/22/13


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