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by NF52
Wed Jul 17, 2024 12:24 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: AHEAD 3-45 STUDY CLINICAL TRIAL (LECANEMAB - BAN 2401)
Replies: 150
Views: 336716

Re: AHEAD 3-45 STUDY CLINICAL TRIAL (LECANEMAB - BAN 2401)

I am also in the AHEAD study and had a positive on the C2N biomarker for amyloid. But happy to say that I got kicked out of the study today because my petscan showed no amyloid. Feel like I won the lottery! I’m 58 and a 4/4 -shari Enjoy your lottery win, Shari! A happy dance is also in order. For t...
by NF52
Wed Jul 17, 2024 8:41 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Article: "When You Know You Might Forget Everything: Living with the Alzheimer’s gene"
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Article: "When You Know You Might Forget Everything: Living with the Alzheimer’s gene"

Amelia Schonbek of New York Magazine posted in May asking for people who found out they had ApoE 4/4 from 23&me to contact her for a story: https://forums.apoe4.info/viewtopic.php?t=8825 New York magazine published her story yesterday, July 16: When You Know You Might Forget Everything Living wi...
by NF52
Mon Jul 15, 2024 8:41 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Donepezil for .... Anorexia Nervosa?
Replies: 9
Views: 156

Re: Donepezil for .... Anorexia Nervosa?

TheresaB, this feels like a transformative moment for anorexia nervosa and to a certain extent for medical science more generally. This could be exactly the time when anorexia changes from being a psychiatric illness to a medical condition with a clear biological rationale. That is simply a pivotal...
by NF52
Mon Jul 15, 2024 4:16 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Donepezil for .... Anorexia Nervosa?
Replies: 9
Views: 156

Re: Donepezil for .... Anorexia Nervosa?

NF52, I think this is quite exciting! All 10 of the patients with severe anorexia nervosa responded and 3 had "complete responses" ? I can not remember any time in the last few years where we had what feels almost like a medical emergency type situation in which the standard of care might...
by NF52
Mon Jul 15, 2024 3:40 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Donepezil for .... Anorexia Nervosa?
Replies: 9
Views: 156

Re: Donepezil for .... Anorexia Nervosa?

Another Goal for AD research? Very interesting! This IS an interesting approach, from a quick look at this McGill news release: A treatment for anorexia nervosa?McGill-led research team may have discovered neurological mechanism underlying common eating disorder A McGill University-led research tea...
by NF52
Thu Jul 11, 2024 2:55 pm
Forum: Meet-Ups
Topic: Find Meetup Forums
Replies: 15
Views: 16017

Re: Find Meetup Forums

Hello. I am new to the group and would like to be invited to any virtual meet ups. Thank you! Hi amthornt, Julie L, who moderates the virtual meet-ups, will see your post and send you a Private Message, which you'll be notified about via email. You can find Private Messages (also called PM) in the ...
by NF52
Wed Jul 10, 2024 12:07 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: Free Alzheimer's Assn. Conference highlights on August 1
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Free Alzheimer's Assn. Conference highlights on August 1

AAIC® For Al For the first time this year, anyone can REGISTER to virtually attend a session tailored for community audiences at the Alzheimer's Association's conference this year in Philadelphia AND watch on-demand content from the AAIC for 30 days afterwards. This is from the link: Hear from glob...
by NF52
Sun Jul 07, 2024 1:54 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Charles Piller OpEd in July 7 NY Times
Replies: 7
Views: 261

Re: Charles Piller OpEd in July 7 NY Times

Dr. Madhav Thambisetty, a neurologist at the National Institute on Aging, thinks the drug’s suppression of inflammation, commonly associated with neurodegenerative disorders, might provide surprising benefits for dementia. It’s an intriguing idea. Unfortunately, we won’t know for quite a while, if ...
by NF52
Sun Jul 07, 2024 12:25 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Charles Piller OpEd in July 7 NY Times
Replies: 7
Views: 261

Re: Charles Piller OpEd in July 7 NY Times

Moderator Note: I've added the quotation icons for the article excerpt below. Charles is the author of the Science article that exposed the Univesity of Minnesota’s fabricated images in their 2006 AB paper. He’s writing a book about the fraud, arrogance, and tragedy in AD research. We need more trut...
by NF52
Sat Jul 06, 2024 4:57 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New member
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: New member

Hi all - I am new here, an almost 59 year old female. I found out I have one copy of the APOE4 gene, as determined by 23 and Me, 9 or 10 years ago..... But I'm still not sure how people who aren't 4/4 are finding out what the other parent contributed in the APOE department. Couldn't find that on 23...