“More than 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, and the numbers are expected to rise as the nation ages. The brain-robbing disease is the only one among the top 10 causes of deaths in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed by conventional medicine." This article shows 5 important advances in 2016: 1. EPPS / Taurine (amino acid included in energy drinks such as Monster and Red Bull) eliminates AD plaques in mice. 2. Experimental drug Solanezumab, being studied by Eli Lilly, slowed rate of decline. 3. Australian researches find ultrasound waves reduce AD plaques in mice brains. 4. Aducanumab Phase 1 trials show reduction in AB plaques in human patients. 5. Molecular biologists studied 14 cadavers with Alzheimer's Disease and found a brain fungi in all of them.