• Image of the tau protein accumulating within a brain cell, courtesy of the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health

    Tau Protein and Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s the Connection?

    Neurofibrillary tangles are insoluble twisted fibers found inside the brain's cells. These tangles consist primarily of a protein called tau. Learn more about the connection of tau to Alzheimer’s disease and current research that is focused on this protein.

    May 6, 2019
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    Low-Vision Services: Getting the Help You Need

    The telephone discussion features Belinda Weinberg, OD and Sean Curry, MPH, of the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    April 24, 2019
  • Illustration of the brain that highlights the frontal and temporal lobes, which are affected by Pick's disease.

    What is Pick’s Disease?

    Learn about a form of dementia, called Pick’s disease, and how it differs from Alzheimer’s.

    April 7, 2019
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