Headlines in Alzheimer’s Care; The Insulin Link, Alzheimer’s & Depression, Music & Memory

Every week we like to scour the news world for the latest Headlines in Alzheimer’s care, treatment and prevention. Here are some major headlines for the week of April 9th 2012:

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation finds a correlation between insulin resistance and Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment.

A small study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry shows a possible biological link between depression and Alzheimer ’s disease.

A new documentary, Alive Inside, follows the “awakening” that occurs when people suffering from memory loss and Alzheimer’s are given music they have a strong emotional connection to — often, music they grew up with.