Sharpton Blends Civil Rights Struggle with Disparaging Access to Health Care

Al Sharpton delivered the keynote address for the Black Health Care Coalition, speaking out against the health care of black people and specifically Alzheimer’s. Turning his attention to the upcoming 2020 election, Sharpton says “All of the candidates running for President of the United States have health plans and should be focusing to eliminate the […]

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Alzheimer’s impact is a societal and economic issue, health advocate says

USAgainstAlzheimer’s chairman and co-founder George Vradenburg discusses the emotional and economic toll Alzheimer’s has on society as a whole and criticizes that lack of urgency by our political leaders in their willingness to address this health crisis. “The cost of dementia to the world today exceeds 1 percent of total global economic activity.  In the […]

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Volunteers needed for Northeast Ohio Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials

The Brain Health and Memory Center in the Neurological Institute at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center honored its Alzheimer’s clinical trials participants at a Citizen Scientist Awards ceremony in May. The UH Cleveland Medical Center is currently looking for additional trial participants. Read more from Mike Peticca in the Cleveland Plain Dealer here. […]

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Is an Alzheimer’s Cure on the Horizon?

While Alzheimer’s is better understood today than in the past, no effective treatments for the disease have yet been found. One major challenge facing Alzheimer’s drug trials is finding participants. As GAP President John Dwyer says, “The biggest problem is that people are not aware of clinical trials. The fact is, the first person to […]

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Dr. Anna Burke named 2019 Healthcare Innovator of the Year

AzBusiness recognized Dr. Anna Burke as its 2019 Healthcare Innovator of the Year for her work in treating the behavioral and psychiatric disturbances that result from Alzheimer’s disease as well as her work building a community outreach program in the Phoenix area to teach people about brain health, Alzheimer’s, and clinical research. Dr. Burke is […]

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