July 09, 2012
Can We Predict Alzheimer's Disease?
Researchers at the University of Victoria are looking for volunteers to help them examine early biological and cognitive markers of Alzheimer’s disease. The goal of this research is to search for markers that may be present before the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease begin to show. Statistics Canada predicts 750,000 people will have Alzheimer’s by the year 2031. Researchers hope that early detection will lead to early treatment and better health outcomes for people with the disease.
If you are over age 65 and in good general health with no neurological history, history of head injury or stroke within the last year, UVic’s Centre on Aging wants to hear from you immediately. Please contact Dr. Stuart MacDonald at
250-853-3839 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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