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December 9, 2015
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Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may be connected to a man's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers found that men who underwent androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer had nearly twice the risk of Alzheimer's when compared to prostate cancer patients who didn't receive hormone therapy. The scientists cautioned, however, that the study results don't prove a causal link between ADT and risk of Alzheimer's disease — just an association — and more research into a possible connection is necessary.

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Registration is open for the 2016 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum
More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death, and there’s still no way to prevent, cure or slow its progression. At the 2016 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum, we’ll provide you the tools to help make a difference in the fight against the disease.
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GIV Mobile and its customers continue to support the fight against Alzheimer’s
GIV Mobile, a provider of affordable no-contract mobile services, will donate up to 8 percent of its customers’ monthly plan amount to the Alzheimer’s Association when they select the Association as their charity of choice through July 31, 2016. The Association thanks GIV Mobile for its continued support of our mission.
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