FDA taking action against companies illegally selling products claiming to treat Alzheimer’s

02/26/2019

The following is a statement by the Alzheimer’s Association, a partner of the DFW Hospital Council. On behalf of millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and their families, the Alzheimer’s Association welcomes action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to crack down on companies that are illegally selling products – mostly sold as dietary supplements – that … Read More

50-plus attendees learn the latest on Alzheimer’s research

03/08/2018

More than 50 attendees turned out for this morning’s DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This complimentary seminar was highlighted by the comprehensive presentation of Dr. Mary Quiceno, associate professor of neurology at UT Southwestern Medical … Read More

Last chance to register for Thursday’s “Alzheimer’s Research Update”

03/06/2018

Last chance to register for the DFW Hospital Council and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” this Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Registration will close tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. Learn about the latest developments to find a … Read More

One week until March 8 “Alzheimer’s Research Update”

03/01/2018

At this very moment, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth-leading cause of death in the U.S. It is the only disease among the top-10 causes that cannot be cured, prevented or slowed. In just one week, learn about the latest developments to find a cure during the DFW Hospital Council and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational … Read More

Less than two weeks until “Alzheimer’s Research” on March 8

02/23/2018

It’s less than two weeks until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” on Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. We’re inviting members to learn about the latest analysis findings of Alzheimer’s disease … Read More

DFWHC and Alzheimer’s Association to host March 8 event

02/13/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the Alzheimer’s Association is inviting members to learn about the latest analysis findings of Alzheimer’s disease during the educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” on Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. An expert list … Read More

Alzheimer’s Association event set for Jan. 20 in Dallas

11/16/2017

The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual event “Advance Research and Care Symposium” is set for Saturday, January 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree Campbell Center in Dallas. The educational seminar will detail information on the neuroscience of early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia – specifically with regard to breakthroughs in biomarkers, imaging, prevention and ethical considerations. … Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease – creating a safety net through collaboration

08/10/2017

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] By Dr. Stephanie Woods, Texas Woman’s University, Conclusions drawn from Community Conversations (2017) The Community Conversations Health Care Series on Alzheimer’s Disease is a community stakeholder driven initiative designed to promote collaborative, … Read More

DFWHC’s Summer Interlocutor is now available

08/01/2017

The DFW Hospital Council’s summer edition of the Interlocutor is now available. Click the graphic below to learn about DFWHC’s 69th Annual Awards Luncheon. You can also check out hospital economic impact numbers, the DFWHC/Hall Render Healthcare Series and community conversations on Alzheimer’s Disease. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week.