Every week we scour the news for the latest headlines in Alzheimer’s care, treatment and prevention. Here are some big stories for the week of May 7th 2012 – May 13th 2012:
Study examines whether resveratrol, which is found in red wine can alter or delay the destruction of the brain in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
Some 800,000 people with Alzheimer’s, roughly 1 in 7 Americans with the disease, live alone in their communities.
A push to find new treatments and preventions for Alzheimer’s disease began Monday at the largest-ever government-sponsored summit for the disease, bringing together nearly 600 researchers from around the world.