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The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Your Alzheimer's Diagnosis

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

In this video, 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. Length: 02:23

Original Post Date: March 2014

TEDMED Great Challenges: Unraveling Dementia

TEDMED Great Challenges: Unraveling Dementia

Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at BrightFocus Foundation, and other experts participated in a TEDMED chat on caring for loved ones with dementia, on Google+ Hangout. Dr. Eakin covered extensive research data.

Original Post Date: December 2013

Discovery of Bexarotene's Therapeutic Potential

Discovery of Bexarotene's Therapeutic Potential

Gary Landreth, Ph.D. and Paige Cramer, Ph.D. talk about their discovery that a cancer drug may help clear out soluble beta-amyloid and reduce excessive plaque found in Alzheimer's disease brains, and the next steps in studying the medication in humans.

Original Post Date: April 2013

The Role of BrightFocus Foundation in the Discovery of Bexarotene's Potential Therapeutic Value

Gary Landreth, Ph.D. and Paige Cramer, Ph.D. discuss why BrightFocus has been critical in supporting the research that will drive the field forward in the effort to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.

Original Post Date: April 2013

The Impact of Alzheimer's Disease and the Hope that Research Offers

The Impact of Alzheimer's Disease and the Hope that Research Offers

Gary Landreth, Ph.D. and Paige Cramer, Ph.D., talk about the impact that Alzheimer's disease will have in the United States, the importance of understanding the basic underlying biology of this devastating brain disease, and future of treatment..

Original Post Date: April 2013

Alzheimer's Scientists Talk About What Motivates Them

Alzheimer's Scientists Talk About What Motivates Them

Gary Landreth, Ph.D. and Paige Cramer, Ph.D. talk about why they devote their lives to research and to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease.

Original Post Date: April 2013

Alzheimer's Disease Researcher Stories

Researcher Stories

Researchers talk about what motivates them to focus on a cure for Alzheimer's disease and how generous donations from the public help BrightFocus accelerate their projects forward.

Original Post Date: March 2013

My Mother and Alzheimer's Disease

TEDMED Challenge: Preparing for the Dementia Tsunami

Guy Eakin, Ph.D., BrightFocus Foundation's Vice President of Scientific Affairs, participates in an informal, moderated discussion with thought leaders from various backgrounds who shared their views and responded to questions on Preparing for the Dementia Tsunami. Length: 59:30

Original Post Date: February 2013

My Mother and Alzheimer's Disease

My Mother and Alzheimer's Disease

Ans Tummer, a board member at BrightFocus' affiliate in the Netherlands, shares memories of her mother before the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Length: 02:38

Original Post Date: June 2012

Gonzalo Garza: Le suplico que continuen ayudando personas con Alzheimer's

Gonzalo Garza: Les Suplico Que Continuen Ayudando Personas Con Alzheimer

El Dr. Gonzalo Garza, maestro y escritor habla sobre la importancia de comprender la enfermedad de Alzheimer, y nos anima a hacer una donación para poder encontrar la cura o un tratamiento. Tiempo: 02:03

Dr. Gonzalo Garza, an author and teacher talks about the importance of understanding Alzheimer's disease and motivating individuals to make donations in an effort to find better treatments and eventually a cure for this neurological disorder. Length: 02:03

Original Post Date: April 2012

Alzheimer's Researchers Say More Funding is the Key to Better Treatments

Alzheimer's Researchers Say More Funding is the Key to Better Treatments

BrightFocus-supported scientists say more funding is needed to understand what causes Alzheimer's disease toward developing therapies that prevent, block and reverse the illness. Length: 02:18

Original Post Date: April 2012

Dr. Grace Stutzmann

Researcher Aims To Block Progression Of Alzheimer's Disease

BrightFocus grantee, Dr. Grace Stutzmann, is researching early therapeutic methods to block the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Length: 03:57

Original Post Date: February 2012

Inside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer's Disease

Inside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer's Disease

This video, provided by the National Institute on Aging, shows the intricate mechanisms involved in the progression of Alzheimer's disease in the brain. Length: 04:22

Original Post Date: February 2012

Dr. Gonzalo Garza

Dr. Gonzalo Garza

Dr. Garza discusses his life as a veteran of World War II, the Korean war, and Alzheimer's disease. Length: 03:14

Original Post Date: November 2011

Dr. Oliver Sacks

Alzheimer's Disease and the Power of Music

Dr. Oliver Sacks talks about the powerful therapeutic effects of music on people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Length: 03:45

Original Post Date: November 2011

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview

The segment 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. Read more information about Alzheimer's disease. This is part 1 of a 6 part series. Length: 01:23

Original Post Date: April 2011

Alzheimer's Affects On The Brain

Alzheimer's Disease: Effects On The Brain

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. Read more information about the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer's disease. This is part 2 of a 6 part series. Length: 02:02

Original Post Date: April 2011

Alzheimer's Symptoms and Diagnosis

Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms and Diagnosis

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. Read more about the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. This is part 3 of a 6 part series. Length: 01:55

Original Post Date: April 2011

Alzheimer's Treatments

Alzheimer's Disease: Treatments

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. Read more about Alzheimer's disease treatments. This is part 4 of a 6 part series. Length: 01:40

Original Post Date: April 2011

Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Alzheimer's Disease: Caregiving Tips

This video 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. Read more about Alzheimer's disease resources for caregivers. This is part 5 of a 6 part series. Length: 00:55

Original Post Date: April 2011

Alzheimer's Research For The Cure

Alzheimer's Disease: Research For The Cure

Dr. Guy Eakin of the BrightFocus Foundation provides a brief overview of Alzheimer's disease research. Read more about research funded by BrightFocus. To receive e-alerts about new research findings in the field of Alzheimer's disease, please sign up here: http://www.brightfocus.org/stayinformed. This is part 6 of a 6 part series. Length: 01:14

Original Post Date: April 2011

What is Alzheimer's Disease?

What is Alzheimer's Disease?

Original Post Date: May 2010

The Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease

The Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease

Original Post Date: May 2010

Alzheimer's Disease: An Urgent Epidemic

Alzheimer's Disease: An Urgent Epidemic

Original Post Date: May 2010

The Race to the Cure

Alzheimer's Disease: The Race to the Cure

Original Post Date: May 2010

Alzheimer's Disease: A Message for Newly Diagnosed Patients and Their Families

Alzheimer's Disease: A Message for Newly Diagnosed Patients and Their Families

Original Post Date: May 2010

The Memory Loss Tapes

The Memory Loss Tapes
(HBO: The Alzheimer's Project)

Original Post Date: May 2009

Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?

Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?
(HBO: The Alzheimer's Project)

Original Post Date: May 2009

Momentum in Science: Part I

Momentum in Science: Part I
(HBO: The Alzheimer's Project)

Original Post Date: May 2009

Momentum in Science: Part II

Momentum in Science: Part II
(HBO: The Alzheimer's Project)

Original Post Date: May 2009

Caregivers

Caregivers
(HBO: The Alzheimer's Project)

Original Post Date: May 2009

The Hope of Alzheimer's: An Advocate's Journey

The Hope of Alzheimer's: An Advocate's Journey

Original Post Date: June 2008

How the Brain Changes During Alzheimer's Disease

How the Brain Changes During Alzheimer's Disease

Original Post Date: December 2001

 

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