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Alzheimer’s vaccine shows promise | | kctv5.com

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the US and researchers are fighting the clock as the baby boomer population ages. This is why news of a
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Alzheimer’s vaccine aims to cut dementia in half, may see human trials

A study outlines advances in research that could lead to a successful vaccine for Alzheimer’s, a fatal brain disease. Trials in animals may pave the way for human trials, according to researchers.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/story/tech/science/2018/11/24/alzheimers-vaccine-aims-cut-dementia-half-may-see-human-trials/2097609002/

Childhood virus HHV linked with Alzheimer’s decades later

A common childhood virus called human herpes virus (HHV), which causes roseola, may also be linked with Alzheimer’s disease decades later.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/health/health-care/childhood-virus-hhv-linked-alzheimer-s-decades-later-n885181

Gene Wilder

Next Avenue wrote an article about the recent death of actor Gene Wilder. Best known for his roles in such movie as Willoe Wonka, Blazing Sadles and Young Frankstien. The articles main focus was on why he chose to keep his diagnoses a secret to his fans. In this day in age when people are tweeting, taking selfies in the name of vanity, it is rare to see a celebrity put fans before themselves. 

The rest of the article focused on why people may not feel comfortable talking about Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a sad thing to have but hopefully by raising awareness people will help fund research and be willing to come forward to get treatment.