Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Administration announces new measures to fight Alzheimer's

The Obama Administration today announced new efforts to fight Alzheimer’s disease, including immediately making an additional $50 million available for cutting-edge Alzheimer’s research. In addition, the administration announced that its Fiscal Year 2013 budget will boost funding for Alzheimer’s research by $80 million.  Today’s announcement also includes an additional $26 million in caregiver support, provider education, public awareness and improvements in data infrastructure.

To read the entire press release, go to http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2012pres/02/20120207a.html

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