Walk to End Alzheimer's set for Saturday - Morning Sun >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 PITTSBURG - According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Disease affects more than 5 million Americans and is the sixth-leading cause of death in ...
Orange County Alzheimer's nonprofits forge paths 18 months after split >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 For three decades, the Alzheimer's Association Orange County chapter was the go-to name for dementia support here. But after a split a year and a half ago, the nonprofit was left with little besides its brand.
Only on ABC-7: Man, 92, suffering from Alzheimer's rescued by Project Lifesaver >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A Dona Ana County man suffering from Alzheimer's was found nearly two hours after wandering away from home with the help of Project Lifesaver.
9 ways to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 California's former first lady and Alzheimer's activist Maria Shriver is puzzled by the indifference she sees among women regarding their cognitive health.
'Alzheimer's Musical Memory Day' coming to Sugar Loaf | Monroe ... >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 SUGAR LOAF - Come out to Sugar Loaf on Alzheimer's Musical Memory Day, Sunday, June 11, an outdoor concert to honor Ben Nathan - friend, father, ...
Talk about Alzheimer's disease >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 I have written and published two books on Alzheimer's. As a retired teacher of the retarded and mentally handicapped, I wrote “Alzheimer's Caregiving Handbook” and “ALZHEIMER'S MEMORY HOLE HAS A SILVER Lining,” published by Amazon Books.
Searching for answers: Jack and Susan George await potential Alzheimer's diagnosis >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 Monday, June 12, also will hopefully be a date where the two can start planning their next step dealing with what hundreds of thousands of people across this nation deal with on a daily basis - whether it's Alzheimer's disease, or frontotemporal ...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Ban bags, fight Alzheimer's, call for civility >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 The personal conduct of our current president is characterized in part by a rejection of generally accepted norms of civil behavior.
Josh Blair: It's Alzheimer's Awareness Month — remember those who may not remember you >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, and it is a confusing disease. The medical community has known about it since 1906, yet still hasn't found a cure.
Bryan Alzheimer's care center releases balloons in memory of patients >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 Family and friends of former patients at Hudson Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center released balloons in memory of more than 50 patients who died over the past year.
Daughter Reveals Pregnancy to Mom with Alzheimer's - People >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 When Christine Stone found out she was pregnant with a baby girl in January, she couldn't wait to tell everyone the joyous news.
Alzheimer's Association hosts caregiver workshop >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 Dr. Dean Hartley, the director of Alzheimer's research with Alzheimer's Association, offered practical ways to talk to and care for someone with Alzheimer's and also shared the latest research from the Alzheimer's Association. "I think the excitement ...
Is There a Link Between Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's Diseases? >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 In all three ailments, previous research has suggested that proteins that are abnormally folded form clumps inside brain cells. Different proteins have been implicated in each of the three diseases.
Watertown rallies to fight, reflect on Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 This is a fact felt acutely by Watertown residents Steve and Judy Johannsson. When Steve found out he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, his family life changed irrevocably. He was forced to end his thriving career as a construction ...
Alzheimer's treatment closer thanks to Israeli researchers' discovery >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 Their findings have led to new concept in how Alzheimer's is perceived, based on a mechanistic understanding of the central role of microglial cells - the brain's unique immune cells - in the disease.
Newton man to ride to End Alzheimer's - Newton TAB - Wicked Local >> Alzheimers
6/8/2017 Larry Alford, of Newton, will bike 62 miles in the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter's RIDE to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, June ...
Loving Someone with Alzheimer's: Part 2 >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 There are ways to both address Alzheimer's and prepare for it. We'll meet another family dealing with the illness in part two of our special report "Loving Someone with Alzheimer's." Marcie Brownlee-Kari says, "All the same things that she used to like ...
Leaks, Alzheimer's and the specter of Trump: 6 takeaways from Katko's forum >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- U.S. Rep. John Katko seemed visibly relieved about seven minutes into the first public question-and-answer meeting he's held since being re-elected.
Help fight Alzheimer's at the Rick Sharp Classic >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 RICHMOND, Va. - Rick Sharp, well known in Richmond for his leadership with Circuit City and Carmax, passed away from Alzheimers in 2014. Today, his inspiration continues with the Rick Sharp Classic. His Wife Sherry, Founder of the Rick Sharp ...
Okanagan researcher finds exercise offers hope in the fight against ... >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 A study by an Okanagan researcher found that regular exercise plays a key role in fighting Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia.
Supply of 'Ready-to-Test' Mice Being Made Available to Alzheimer's Researchers >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 Taconic Biosciences is improving its services to Alzheimer's disease researchers - creating a ready-to-use stock of an important mouse model of the disease.
9 habits that may reduce your risk for developing Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain's nerve cells, according to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Alzheimer's destroys memory and other mental functions, ...
5 things to know for Tuesday, and how an Alzheimer's group is making memories >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 The $150,000 raised at the event will fund care and support resources for those living with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, as well as their caregivers and families.
There's a good reason Shazam started forgetting song titles in April >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 It was part of an effort called “The Day Shazam Forgot,” intended to raise awareness (and money) for Alzheimer's studies.
Shazam forgetting song titles generated 2M views of Alzheimer's ad ... >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 A clever ad campaign for Alzheimer's Research UK - a charity working to prevent, treat and cure dementia - generated more than two million ad impressions, ...
Spread of tau protein measured in brains of Alzheimer's patients ... >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 Researchers have measured how deposits of the pathological protein tau spread through the brain over the course of Alzheimer's disease.
The heartbreaking truths of Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 When 200 people gathered at Gulf Harbour - most of whom live in the community - for an Alzheimer's Fundraiser, it turned into what organizers had hoped.
Alabama researchers join hunt for new Alzheimer's medicine >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 A tragic cluster of Alzheimer's cases in a South American family is drawing intense interest from medical researchers, including some in Alabama, and could lead to breakthroughs in fighting the mind-destroying disease.
Researchers Trying to Pierce Blood-Brain Barrier for New Alzheimer's Treatments >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 Researchers are focusing on an important biological wall in the human body in their search for new treatments for Alzheimer's disease. The scientists have started a clinical trial involving a half-dozen older adults to see if it's possible to safely ...
Small molecules in saliva show potential for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 Your spit may hold a clue to future brain health. Investigators at the Beaumont Research Institute, part of Beaumont Health in Michigan, are hopeful that their study involving small molecules in saliva will help identify those at risk of developing ...
This test may determine your risk for Alzheimer's Disease - KGUN9 ... >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 It's a common puzzle many of us know from brain teaser books, and it's these puzzles that may help determine your risk for Alzheimer's Disease.
Research reveals new insights into early cognitive markers of ... >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 New research led by the University of Hertfordshire may significantly change the understanding of cognitive processes that are most impaired at very early ...
Exercising can protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 "As there is no current cure for Alzheimer's, there is an urgent need for interventions to reduce the risk of developing it and to help manage the symptoms," says study first author Kathleen Martin Ginis, professor in UBC Okanagan's School of Health ...
Study sheds light on link between diseases like Alzheimer's and normal aging in the brain >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 In the case of Alzheimer's the researchers investigated whether the Amyloid beta (A?) aggregates closely associated with the disease could be induced by aging seeds: proteins that clump together with age to form aggregates.
Trump critics will use Alzheimer's claims to demand impeachment, says former adviser Roger Stone >> Alzheimers
5/17/2017 “They are going to claim that Donald Trump has Alzheimer's and that it is progressive and that is the source of his insanity,” Mr. Stonesaid.
'Memories in the Making' helps people with Alzheimer's and caregivers >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Art therapist Kaye Shaddock encourages Josephine Wright, 96, and others who suffer from Alzheimer's disease during the Memories in the Making program at the Ralph Froio Senior Center in Pittsfield.
Researchers: Prevention by intervention key to Alzheimer's | KOMO >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 SEATTLE -- Researchers at the University of Washington are on the cusp of something very exciting.The team at Alzheimer's Research Center at the University ...
UCI Prof Gets Alzheimer's Funds >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 The Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will give UCI professor Matthew Inlay $150,000 over three years for research “critical to developing more-effective strategies for understanding and treating” the disease, the association said.
Time to shine a light on Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Just waiting for my wife, I said. She nodded and then retreated to the checkout line. Later, same scenario. This time a young girl with an ID badge approaches, hesitantly.
More funding for Alzheimer's calls for celebration: Letters >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Congress has approved a $400 million increase in Alzheimer's research funding at the National Institutes of Health. With this action, Alzheimer's research funding will reach nearly $1.4 billion. This increase in funding provides Alzheimer's researchers ...
Know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Her daughter suggested she talk to a doctor about whether she might have Alzheimer's, the degenerative brain disease that impairs memory, thinking and reasoning.
8th Annual Dancing with the Stars f Atlanta raises $850000 for Alzheimers >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 On Saturday, May 6, philanthropic Atlanta residents raised nearly $850,000 for the Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter at Dancing Stars of Atlanta.
Blonds vs. brunettes game aimed at raising awareness about Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 In the United States, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, in Texas alone, there are 360,000 people living with Alzheimer's. Nearly two-thirds of Americans living with Alzheimer's are women. Since the inaugural game in ...
Gender gap in Alzheimer's disease rates, caregiving needs more attention >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 The link between differences in sex biology and Alzheimer's is complex, and likely a product of the interplay between the aging of systems responsible for hormone delivery in the body, hormonal changes over time, and genetic risk for the disease.
Test combo could distinguish Alzheimer's earlier than ever >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Combining multiple tests could help doctors distinguish between two leading causes of cognitive decline at an earlier stage. Being able to separate the earliest signs of Alzheimer's from another degenerative brain condition called dementia with Lewy ...
Aurora woman remembers mother's battle with Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Pamela Childress seemed surprised I remembered her, even more so that I could vividly recall the still youthful but haunted face of her mother who was ambushed by Alzheimer's disease while in her mid-40s. The three of us met 20 years ago, when I was ...
Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 TUESDAY, May 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A study of nearly 100,000 people overturns the notion that being thin somehow raises a person's odds for Alzheimer's disease. Instead, the Danish research suggests, people with early stage Alzheimer's disease ...
Elderly man kills self; said he killed wife with Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Deputies visited the home in Deltona, northeast of Orlando, Tuesday night after an out-of-state relative reported receiving a letter from Caulfield that said he was having a difficult time coping physically and emotionally as his wife suffered from ...
Texas football coaching legend Gary Gaines diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 West Texas high school football coaching legend Gary Gaines has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimers's, the Alzheimer's Association of West Texas confirmed Friday. This summer in Amarillo, he will play a big part in an upcoming charity football ...
Letter: Funds needed to fight Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 This year, the annual cost of caring for individuals living with Alzheimer's or other dementias will reach $259 billion, $175 billion of which comes in direct costs to Medicare and Medicaid.
Two School of Medicine students win Alzheimer's research awards >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Carson Whinnery and Nick Sanchez, two doctoral students from the Neurosurgery Center for Research Education and Training at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, were named winners in the Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles 2017 Young ...
Alzheimer's, autism, anxiety could be treated with marijuana in NJ by ... >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Waiting for their turn to speak at NJ Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel's hearing on medical ailments in February were Ricardo Rivera (left), founder of Tuffy's ...
UW researchers look for early Alzheimer's test and treatment >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Dixie Wilson's father and his four siblings died from Alzheimer's. She helped establish the Yount Family genetic study at UW Medicine, where researchers are using brain puzzles to establish a baseline, documenting Dixie's healthy brain, to better ...
Probe of Alzheimer's follows paths of infection >> Alzheimers
5/13/2017 Sixth in an occasional series on how Harvard researchers are tackling the problematic issues of aging. What if the bad-boy protein of Alzheimer's disease - amyloid beta - isn't so bad after all? Harvard researchers found themselves asking that ...
What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's? >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 About 5 million Americans, or 10 percent of those over 65 years of age, suffer from Alzheimer's disease according to the Fischer Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation. Yet, despite the prevalence of this condition, there exists a great deal of ...
Maria Shriver's Fight Against Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Journalist and author Maria Shriver joins The Doctors to talk about the Women's Alzheimer's Movement, which she founded.
UWF Professor Lobbies Congress For Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 A professor at the University Of West Florida is the new Alzheimer's Association Ambassador for the Florida Panhandle. "I had never been involved in political advocacy before and it sounded like a good opportunity.
Former governor opens Alzheimer's caregiver help center opens ... >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 A new place in Milwaukee helps families dealing with Alzheimer's disease. "Elaine and Friends Caregiver Help Center was officially dedicated Tuesday April ...
Visiting Angels hosting lip-sync competition to help cure Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Assisted-living company Visiting Angels of York is hoping locals can lip sync toward a cure for Alzheimer's disease during several events this year.
Novartis tries new tack on Alzheimer's treatment >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 The Swiss drug giant is looking for people whose genes put them at high risk of developing Alzheimer's, but who haven't yet fallen victim to the mind-robbing disease.
PBSO searches for missing woman suffering from Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Alatorre suffers from Alzheimer's which is why the sheriff's office considers her to be missing/endangered. If anyone should come into contact with Esther Alatorre they are urged to contact PBSO Dispatch at 688-3400 or the nearest law enforcement agency.
Biogen and Alzheimer's: There's a Fundamental Problem Here >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Back in 2015, biotech juggernaut Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) made headlines on the news that its investigational Alzheimer's disease (AD) treatment aducanumab showed strong efficacy in an early-stage clinical trial.
Calif. toddler being treated for 'childhood Alzheimer's' in Chicago ... >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 A toddler from California is being treated in Chicago for a genetic disorder that can be deadly.
Intimate Alzheimer's book by Candy Abbott is eye-opener >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Because one in nine older Americans has Alzheimer's disease, many spouses are thrust into roles they never anticipated.
Lawsuit: 95-year-old Alzheimer's patient exposed to feces, not given ... >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Ljubica Lazarevic lived a long life, 95-years and four months. But, her family wonders how much time she might have had left, and they say because of the ...
This combo may trigger memory loss in Alzheimer's - Futurity >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Low levels of a brain protein may combine with another long-suspected culprit to trigger the learning and memory losses in Alzheimer's disease, a study shows.
2 new drugs being studied could help Alzheimer's patients ... >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Alzheimer's is a disease that robs patients of their memories, personality and independence. Now, there's a groundbreaking international study taking place in ...
'Yes, Alz…' — Improv artists share tools to communicate with Alzheimer's patients >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Now, they're sharing their knowledge of improv to help others get better communication with Alzheimer's patients. With help from videographer and executive producer Kevin Bradshaw, they compiled the first ever video submission for Art & Soul of the ...
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 When it comes to finding a cure to Alzheimer's disease, doctors say we are still a long ways to go, but are making progress.
'Reason to Hope' breakfast raises awareness and money for Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Pepper was just one speaker who shared the impact of the progressive, degenerative disorder on families at this morning's Alzheimer's Association of Greater Richmond 'Reason to Hope' breakfast. Kalista Pepper (right) and Dr. Gwen Miller are behind ...
Alzheimer's clinical research lacks leadership >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 Can a childhood cancer doctor like me have insights about that other end of medicine - older adults with dementia? A baby acutely ill with leukemia seems like the polar opposite of a woman with Alzheimer's disease (AD), with her slow, insidious ...
JUST IN: Teen accused of abusing 84-year-old Alzheimer's patient >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 A 19-year-old man was arrested last week after the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said a video shows him abusing an 84-year-old woman who has Alzheimer's disease. Mark Fahmy faces charges of aggravated battery on someone older than age 65 and ...
I've got a gene for Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/26/2017 That's the news from 23andMe, a genome testing service that was approved by the FDA this month to inform consumers about the content of their genetic code related to certain disease states.
Alzheimer's or Something Else? >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Many people believe that forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer's, but the truth is that a decline in cognitive function is part of normal aging, especially for adults ages 50 to 65.
Blondes vs. Brunettes raises funds for Alzheimer's research >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 An age-old rivalry is being put to good use. Tallahassee's annual Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game is coming up next month.
Alzheimer's group to host lunch event >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 SALADO - The Alzheimer's Texas group will hold a lunch and learn event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Salado United Methodist Church, 650 Royal St. in Salado.
Missing Man With Alzheimer's Found, City Watch Canceled >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - UPDATE: Memphis Police have canceled the City Watch for Junior Lee Boyd, saying he has been located.
Study: Obesity at midlife likely leads to Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 If you have older relatives suffering with Alzheimer's disease, you know how tragic and debilitating this disease can be.
Chapel Hill News for Seniors: What To Do After An Alzheimer's Diagnosis >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 Lorenzo was named the 2014 Dementia Care Professional of the Year by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. That same year, Acorn received a Quality Service Award from the Board of Commissioners of Orange County.
Alzheimer's Disease – Now You See It >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 The exact mechanisms underlying the devastation that is Alzheimer's Disease (AD) are not entirely understood, but researchers do know that inflammation in the brain is related to the onset of the disease.
A family's Alzheimer's crisis is subject of author discussion >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 Author, speaker, and writing professor Marita Golden will discuss her newest novel, “The Wide Circumference of Love” at C. Burr Artz Library on April 23.
To help ward off Alzheimer's, think before you eat >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 The Canadian version - similar to the Mediterranean diet but adapted to Western eating habits - is associated with a 36 percent reduction in the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The MIND diet - a hybrid of the Mediterranean diet and the DASH ...
Man with Alzheimer's missing from Ivins home | The Salt Lake Tribune >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 Santa Clara-Ivins police have issued a missing and endangered alert for a man with Alzheimer's disease. Ted Drew Miller, 69, was last seen at his home in Ivins ...
Dancing Stars of South Georgia compete to end Alzheimer's ... >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 TIFTON - South Georgia residents will show off their best dance moves to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter.
'Everybody knows somebody': This state is a laboratory for the future ... >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 Alzheimer's disease is the third leading cause of death in North Dakota, which is developing strategies to help family caregivers cope.
Trish Vradenburg, Sitcom Writer and Advocate in Fight Against Alzheimer's, Dies at 70 >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 Trish Vradenburg, a playwright and sitcom writer who worked on Designing Women, Family Ties and Kate & Allie and became a leading advocate in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, has died. She was 70. Vradenburg died Monday of a heart attack at her ...
Turner helps give Alzheimer's center a little more time >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 The Pulaski County Alzheimer's Respite Center will remain open, due to help from Representative Tommy Turner and others, according to the center's Board of Directors.
UAB focus on prevention for Alzheimer's disease >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 Work being done at UAB right now could go a long way in eventually wiping out Alzheimer's disease. A lot of the research deals with an enhanced pet scan.
Pneumonia often diagnosed in late-stage Alzheimer's patients >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 Dear Reader: Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease of the brain in which dementia is the most noticeable of numerous symptoms.
Pleasantville Mother, Daughter Honored For Fighting Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 Amy Shanus and her daughter Maggie were honored as Women's Champions by the Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter.
Know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's - Chicago Tribune >> Alzheimers
4/18/2017 The Alzheimer's Association lists 10 signs that could indicate a person has the degenerative brain disease.
Skaneateles Rotary Club gives International Women's Day proceeds to Alzheimer's Association >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 Skaneateles Rotarian Roberta Williams, left, Alzheimer's Association Executive Director Cathy James, and Rotarians Amy Tormey and Lori Ruhlman display a check representing the $6,000 the club raised for the Central New York Chapter.
Aegis Ponders Neurotrope's Odds Of Pulling The 'Alzheimer's Sword From The Stone' >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 Neurotrope Inc (NASDAQ: NTRP) is in the process of developing Bryostatin-1 “as a stimulator of PKCε, an early regulator of brain cell growth and repair.
Genetic testing for Alzheimer's: Do you want to know? | WTSP.com >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 ST. PETERSBURG - All it takes is a cheek swab, and about $200 -- and you can find out where in the world your ancestors came from.
Epiomic Epidemiology Series: Alzheimer's Disease Forecast in 12 Major Markets 2017-2027 >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 This report provides the current prevalent population for Alzheimer's disease across 12 Major Markets (USA, Canada, France, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, UK, Brazil, Japan, India and China) split by gender and 5-year age cohort.
ProMIS Neurosciences announces results presented at the 13th International Conference on Alzheimer's and ... >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 TORONTO, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - ProMIS Neurosciences ("ProMIS" or the "Company"), a company focused on the discovery and development of precision treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, today announces results of its recent therapeutic ...
Hospice 'memory connector' volunteers care for Alzheimer's, dementia patients by stirring up pleasant memories >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 Hospice of East Texas has 24 volunteer memory care connectors trained in Alzheimer's/dementia care, which fan out across the 23 counties the agency serves.
GLSS donates materials to help those with Alzheimer's, dementia in Saugus >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 Greater Lynn Senior Services recently donated a wealth of information on Alzheimer's disease and dementia to the Saugus Public Library and Saugus Senior Center.
Common sedatives raise pneumonia risk in Alzheimer's patients >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 Alzheimer's disease is the most prevalent form of dementia, affecting more than 5.5 million people in the United States and accounting for 60 to 70 percent of all dementia cases worldwide.
34-Year-Old Wyoming Woman Gives Up Dream of Having Children After Testing Positive for Early Onset Alzheimer's ... >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 Five of six North Dakota siblings tested positive for early onset Alzheimer's disease, in a situation that shook the family to its core.
'Everybody knows somebody': This state is a laboratory for the future of Alzheimer's in America >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 “We are not well-prepared, to put it mildly,” to respond to the growing Alzheimer's crisis across the country, said Marc Cohen, clinical professor of gerontology and director of the Center for Long-Term Services and Supports at the University of ...
Melrose resident dives into Alzheimer's research to help his mother ... >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 For four years, Crouse pored over thousands of pages of scientific literature. He took courses in dementia and neuro-chemistry. Over time, a promising theory ...
TAKING ACTION: Families impacted by Alzheimer's, dementia should prepare for wandering beforehand >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - One in six people with dementia or Alzheimer's will wander at least once during his or her lifetime.
Whittier students lead battle against Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 Whittier staff and students wear purple each Tuesday through the end of the school year to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease. Fourth-grade teacher and character club sponsor Nelita Cash said students want to take this awareness beyond school walls.
Alzheimer's must be a public health priority | Guest Opinions ... >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 On March 29, Montanans joined 1300 other Alzheimer's advocates from across the country in our nation's capital, meeting our respective members of the U.S.
UofL researcher hopes Greebles will help in early Alzheimer's ... >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 A study by a UofL researcher shows that people predisposed to Alzheimer's disease have more trouble differentiating graphic characters called Greebles.
Heart Risks in Midlife Tied to Brain Plaques of Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/12/2017 Now researchers have found these five risk factors correlate with the development, years later, of amyloid brain plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. The study, in JAMA, evaluated 322 men and women from 1987 to 1989, when their average age was ...
Friends of Alzheimer's Association plan fundraiser in Holyoke >> Alzheimers
4/11/2017 HOLYOKE -Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States; some 5.4 million Americans have the disease with an estimated 120,000 in Massachusetts.
Benzos Tied to Greater Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients >> Alzheimers
4/11/2017 Benzodiazepine drugs, such as alprazolam (Xanax) and diazepam (Valium), are linked to an increased risk of pneumonia when given to patients with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new Finnish study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...
A company developing a drug to treat Alzheimer's disease just got a new CEO — and the stock is jumping >> Alzheimers
4/11/2017 Axovant Sciences, a company developing treatments for Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases, just picked up a new CEO.
Past Psychiatric Ills Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study >> Alzheimers
4/11/2017 A history of mood disorders -- such as depression -- was associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer's when the disorders occurred at least five years before an Alzheimer's diagnosis. But, the association wasn't there when this time window was extended ...
5 Strategies That May Slow the Progress of Alzheimer's Disease >> Alzheimers
4/11/2017 It's well known that Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia cause memory loss and other serious cognitive changes.
Alzheimer's disease and dementia: what's the difference? >> Alzheimers
4/11/2017 Many people will be familiar with the terms Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Many may even use them interchangeably, but the two conditions aren't the same and it is important to understand the differences.
Early Alzheimer's Detection using.....Greebles? >> Alzheimers
4/11/2017 In an article published in Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Emily Mason, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville, reported research showing that cognitively normal people who have a ...
Risk factors for heart disease and stroke also tied to Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/11/2017 (Reuters Health) - Middle-aged people with risk factors for heart attacks and stroke are also more likely to develop changes in the brain that can lead to Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Previous research has linked so-called vascular risk ...
East Tennesseans coming together to end Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) From two legs to four, there were participants from all walks of life, walking to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease. "My family and I have been affected by this disease for a long time and we just recently lost my ...
ULM professors test olive oil to treat cancer, Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 MONROE, La. (KNOE) - ULM professors Amal Kaddoumi, Khalid Elsayed and pharmacy students are testing the effects of a component found in extra virgin olive oil to prevent cancer and Alzheimer's disease. "We felt that finally our baby is kind of growing ...
Study Finds Alzheimer's Disease Is Linked to Rosacea >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 A Danish study found that patients with rosacea had a seven percent increased chance of developing dementia, and a 25 percent increased chance of developing Alzheimer's disease. The risk for women with rosacea was greater than for men, at 28 percent ...
Toddler With 'Childhood Alzheimer's' Begins Treatment At Chicago Hospital >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 (CBS) - A Southern California family is in Chicago now so that their 19-month-old daughter can begin treatment at Rush University Medical Center for a rare disease that is sometimes called “Childhood Alzheimer's.” WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
FDA Approves At Home Genetic Testing For Alzheimer's Risk >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 The FDA has given the green light to an at-home test that can detect a genetic risk for a number of diseases including Alzheimer Disease. There is no specific cause for the disease and there is no cure. So would you want to know? “Yes,” says Penny ...
The need to fund Alzheimer's research is more vital than ever >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 With this shift, an insidious byproduct will cripple our health care system and economy. Alzheimer's disease is a costly illness.
WATCH: Finding a cure for Alzheimer's, the “equal opportunity killer ... >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 Author Niki Kapsambelis joins Salon Talks to discuss the race to find an Alzheimer's cure VIDEO.
Nicole Zander: Walk and support Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 Alzheimer's Association provides care and support to those affected by Alzheimer's Disease. It has a professionally staffed 24/7 helpline.
In Senate Testimony, AFA Urges More Federal Funding for Alzheimer's Research >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), which represents more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide, testified March 29 at a Senate hearing in Washington that discussed issues related to cognitive decline.
Past Psychiatric Ills Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 A history of mood disorders -- such as depression -- was associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer's when the disorders occurred at least five years before an Alzheimer's diagnosis. But, the association wasn't there when this time window was extended ...
Axovant hires ex-Medivation CEO as it nears Phase 3 Alzheimer's readout >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 Five months out from a potentially pivotal data readout on its lead candidate for Alzheimer's disease, Axovant founder Vivek Ramaswamy has taken a step back, handing the reins to highly-experienced biopharma CEO David Hung.
Living with Alzheimer's: New California guidelines aim for easier, earlier diagnoses >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 It's the much-feared diagnosis no one wants to hear. But under new state and federal guidelines, more patients could be getting easier and earlier diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease, which already affects more than 600,000 Californians. “Alzheimer's can ...
Vail Daily column: New hope for Alzheimer's Disease >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 Alzheimer's disease robs people of their dignity and families of loved ones. Trailing cancer and coronary heart disease as the third leading cause of death, Alzheimer's afflicts 1 in 10 Americans, an estimated 4.5 million. What makes one person age ...
Alzheimer's Genetic Testing Stirs Misgivings >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 For $200, the company 23 and Me says you can find out if you are at risk of some devastating, debilitating health problems, including Alzheimer's. But the Alzheimer's Association is quick to point out that more than 100 genes can influence your risk of ...
Pill to prevent Alzheimer's may be just years away >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 Popping a pill to control, treat and even prevent Alzheimer's disease - the most common form of dementia and a growing threat to the stability of the U.S.
Police search for missing Hartselle man with Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 Authorities are looking for a missing man who is experiencing the early stages of Alzheimer's. Hartselle police said Barry Linn Hays, 62, left his home Monday around 5:30 p.m.
University scientists make breakthrough in Alzheimer's research >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 University of Michigan researcher Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, a professor of chemistry and biophysics, made a breakthrough in his research on age-related diseases, and he and his team have received a grant from National Institutes of Health to conduct ...
Detecting Alzheimer's disease earlier using ... Greebles? >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 In an article published online last week in Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Emily Mason, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville, reported research showing that cognitively normal people ...
Sedatives May Raise Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
4/10/2017 "An increased risk of pneumonia is an important finding to consider in treatment of patients with Alzheimer disease. Pneumonia often leads to admission to hospital, and patients with dementia are at increased risk of death related to pneumonia," Dr ...
Mayo Clinic researchers identify new genetic risk factor for late ... >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 A Mayo Clinic research team has found a new gene mutation that may be a risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer's disease in African-Americans.
Should Alzheimer's Patients be Euthanized? >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 Quebec is about to embark upon a debate on the involuntary euthanasia of demented elderly after a 55-year-old man in Montreal allegedly smothered his Alzheimer's stricken wife and posted what he had done on Facebook. Michel Cadotte was charged with ...
Ex-governor Marty Schreiber dedicated to wife with Alzheimer's, caregiver survival >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 Former Wisconsin Gov. Marty Schreiber is on a mission to help caregivers avoid the pitfalls that sometimes created friction between him and his wife, Elaine, during her deepening drift into Alzheimer's disease - a slide that nearly ruined his health, too.
Inside One Family's Fight to Save Daughters Who Both Have 'Childhood Alzheimer's': 'We Will Not Let Them Die' >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 Last March, they learned both of their daughters have Niemann-Pick disease type C1 - a rare, fatal genetic disorder sometimes referred to as “childhood Alzheimer's.” Most children diagnosed with the disease are dead within 10 years of diagnosis, Dr ...
Sugar's 'sweet spot' link to Alzheimer's disease discovered >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 An excess of sugar appears to promote the onset of Alzheimer's disease as British researchers identify a link between diet and the neurological disorder.
Alzheimer's SUCKER-PUNCH >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 Like most college students, Alzheimer's wasn't something I thought about. In fact, I knew little about the disease other than it robbed people of their memories.
May smartphones help to maintain memory in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease? >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 The study is the first to suggest positive effects of smartphones applications on everyday life prospective memory in Alzheimer's disease. The findings, published in Journal of Alzheimer's disease, are encouraging, however, Dr. El Haj notes that this ...
Roche Attempts New Trial for Alzheimer's (RHHBY) >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 The new Phase 3 trial will enroll 750 patients who have prodromal or mild Alzheimer's disease. Prodromal Alzheimer's disease is the very initial form of Alzheimer's when memory starts deteriorating but the affected individual remains functionally ...
A promising new treatment for Alzheimer's | 9news.com >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 Drug trials are underway on a potential new Alzheimer's solution at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. After 190 drug failures for the disease, ...
New approach to treating Alzheimer's disease -- ScienceDaily >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 Researchers have introduced a new approach to treat Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death among in older adults.
Accera fails phase 3 Alzheimer's trial, denting energy theory >> Alzheimers
3/1/2017 A phase 3 trial of Accera's Alzheimer's disease candidate has missed its primary endpoint. The trial aimed to show Accera's brain metabolism-focused approach to improving outcomes in Alzheimer's could succeed where beta-amyloid drugs have failed, but ...
The Daily Eastern News : Greek organizations raise money for ... >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 Hugo Escobar, president of the Interfraternity Council, said the idea for raising money for this cause came to him last year, around the time his uncle was ...
Free Alzheimer's and dementia detection class this Wednesday >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 The class will cover 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's, why early detection is important, and how Alzheimer's is diagnosed.
Group raises Alzheimer's awareness through contemporary dance >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 MIAMI - Marissa Nick lost one grandmother to dementia in 2015 and the other to Alzheimer's disease. As director of the Alma Dance Theater, she decided to honor them through contemporary dance, and choreographed a piece called "Flowers For Spring" ...
How Alzheimer's Defined a Family >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 That distinction has left Karla, 58, essentially the guardian of an extended family in which each member has a 50% chance of inheriting a genetic mutation that leads to early Alzheimer's. It claimed their grandmother, their father, an aunt and uncle ...
There's something in the air about Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 And it's not because we have a whole year to wait until the next Oscars Red Carpet show. If that wasn't enough of a downer in itself, it is projected that by 2050 Alzheimer's disease will affect nearly 14 million Americans and their families. Indeed ...
Missouri residents battle for Alzheimer's awareness and respite care >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 Last Wednesday, over 170 Missouri residents traveled to Jefferson city as part of the annual Memory Day event. Dedicated volunteers walked the steps of the capitol building in order to raise awareness and educate our elected officials about Alzheimer's ...
Avanti to host March events about Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 Many times, families feel overwhelmed when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, and they fear that it will be nearly impossible to give the family member any real quality of life.
Alzheimer's Drug Fails >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 Clinical trials of a once-promising Alzheimer's disease drug from Merck & Co. were halted after an outside panel of medical specialists concluded that there was “virtually no chance of finding a positive clinical effect.
NeuroVision Announces Participation in Landmark Alzheimer's A4 ... >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 NeuroVision Imaging LLC today announced its participation in a new substudy with investigators at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine ...
Accera's Alzheimer's trial fails, in yet another setback for disease >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 Nestle SA-backed Accera Inc said on Tuesday its experimental Alzheimer's drug failed a late-stage study, adding to the laundry list of disappointments in the pursuit of an effective treatment for the rampant mind-wasting disease.
Karen Rogers: My mom's struggle with Alzheimer's Disease >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 Julie Thomas of the Alzheimer's Association tells us it's important to analyze what's happening before my mom gets anxious.
Scientists find new way to treat Alzheimer's disease >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 28 (UPI) -- New research from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, or UNIST, in South Korea has created a metal-based substance that works to cut out amyloid-β, the protein vital for the development of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer ...
Roche starts second Alzheimer's phase 3 of anti-Abeta drug >> Alzheimers
2/28/2017 A phase 2 trial of crenezumab, which Roche's Genentech licensed from AC Immune in 2006, in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's failed to meet its co-primary endpoints in 2014. But Roche has pushed ahead regardless, kicking off its first phase 3 one year ago ...
Give respite for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Last week Wednesday, I joined more than 170 Alzheimer's Association advocates at the Missouri Capitol to meet with our legislators about the importance of funding Alzheimer's grants. These grants fund respite assistance for families across the state ...
New Longview group aims to provide Alzheimer's support >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 "Our East Texas community has an overwhelming need for local resources and support for families dealing with Alzheimer's," said Michael E. Jordan, president of the East Texas Alzheimer's Alliance board. "And we hope to be able to fill that need.".
Will BACE Inhibitors Help Alzheimer's Patients? >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 What is the likelihood of BACE inhibitors providing clinical value to Alzheimer's patients? Great question, and it comes at a time where Merck has just pulled one of its trials testing its BACE inhibitor.
Support group for Alzheimer caregivers scheduled for March 6 >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Alzheimer's is a deeply personal topic for Phylis Cowart. She spent years caring for her mother by herself before her family finally intervened and made her ask for help.
Mother's battle with Alzheimer's drives Arkansas defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 arkansas-paul-rhoads-alzheimers Arkansas defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads and his mother, Mary. (PROVIDED BY PAUL RHOADS).
African-Americans at Highest Risk for Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 One of the noted scientists whose accomplishments are being celebrated during Black History Month, African-American physician Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller ...
The Science of Spotting Alzheimer's in a Painting >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Artists' brush strokes may reveal early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, according to a new study.
Cassidy vows to continue fighting to address Alzheimer's disease ... >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Residents attending a town hall meeting on Alzheimer's disease Thursday urged U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy to fight for federal assistance to address the disease.
Alzheimer's Disease: Detecting Early, Seeking Support >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Attendees will learn how to detect Alzheimer's symptoms - and differentiate them from typical aging - in their parents, grandparents and spouses, community educator Devin Cash said.
Alzheimer's drug prescribed off-label could pose risk for some >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment without a genetic test.
Why starting Alzheimer's disease treatment early could be key ... >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 The search for a treatment hasn't been going well. There are only four approved drugs that treat the symptoms of the disease, and several hopeful treatments ...
Human neurons in mouse brains are more susceptible to ... >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Cells behave differently when removed from their environments, just as cells that develop in cultures do not behave like cells in living creatures.
Computer-aided Alzheimer's Diagnosis System Developed in Spain >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Read about Spanish researchers creating an artificial-intelligence system based on brain-scan images to help doctors diagnose Alzheimer's disease.
Lundbeck Mulls Alzheimer's Combo Therapy in Wake of Drug Failure >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 H. Lundbeck A/S is looking at ways to develop combination therapies for Alzheimer's disease as the Danish brain-disorder specialist presses forward despite recent failures in late-stage patient trials.
Can Alzheimer's be prevented? A family may hold the key >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 The following script is from “The Alzheimer's Laboratory,” which aired on Nov. 27, 2016, and was rebroadcast on Feb. 26, 2017.
How High Blood Sugar is Linked to Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/27/2017 Diabetes patients are at greater risk for developing Alzheimer's disease compared to healthy people, but the specific relationship between glucose and Alzheimer's was not well understood until now. In a new study, researchers from the University of ...
Man With Alzheimer's Disease Missing From Downers Grove >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 CHICAGO (CBS) - A man diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease who cannot speak was reported missing Thursday from west suburban Downers Grove.
Local author's new book targets the challenges of Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 Dick Schmidt, local philanthropist and new author, joined CBS12 News This Morning to discuss his latest release. Memory Road is a thrill novel about a retired senior CIA agent suffering from Alzheimer's evading the world's leading intelligence agencies.
The county in every state with the most Alzheimer's deaths >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 As humans push the bounds of longevity and health, certain diseases become more prevalent in society. Many of these diseases are those that disproportionately affect older people -- such as Alzheimer's and cancer. In order to determine which U.S ...
Should Quebec's Alzheimer's patients be eligible for euthanasia? >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 Quebec is about to embark upon a debate on the involuntary euthanasia of demented elderly after a 55-year-old man in Montreal allegedly smothered his Alzheimer's stricken wife and posted what he had done on Facebook. Michel Cadotte was charged with ...
Alzheimer's drug prescribed off-label could pose risk for some >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment without a genetic test.
New humanized model enables better characterization of Alzheimer's pathology >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 Cells behave differently when removed from their environments, just as cells that develop in cultures do not behave like cells in living creatures.
Ex-sheriff with Alzheimer's faces trial on corruption counts >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 24, 2017, stripped of a ceremonial badge and unable to present a defense that might have won him sympathy if jurors knew he was in the early stage of Alzheimer's disease. Instead, his lawyer dropped only a hint of what he couldn't say as he attacked ...
Q&A: Taking new aim at early stage Alzheimer's disease >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 Merck recently halted a late-stage trial of its promising Alzheimer's disease drug - yet another blow to finding a therapy for this neurodegenerative disease.
Alzheimer's Association selects event organizer >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 MIDDLETOWN - The Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley chapter recently announced that Nicole Hoover of Middletown will serve as event chair for the 2017 Orange/Sullivan County Walk to End Alzheimer's. It is Hoover's second time as board chair for the ...
Aisha Sultan: A teenager steps up after grandmother develops Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 Martin's grandmother, Sonia Cardona, 61, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's nearly six years ago. Cardona, who worked as a teacher's aide for 29 years, completely lost her speech about a year ago, and is now unable to feed, clothe or use the ...
Excess sugar linked to Alzheimer's: Study finds a 'tipping point' >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 About 70 per cent of the estimated 413,000 Australians with dementia have Alzheimer's, and more than 240 new cases of dementia are diagnosed each day, according to Alzheimer's Australia. Research from the University of Bath found excess glucose ...
This week's discoveries: Sleeping late may be early warning of Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/25/2017 (NEWSER) - Sure, NASA found seven Earth-size planets that could theoretically harbor life, but that wasn't the only discovery to make headlines this week: Grad student finds early Walt Whitman novel: A University of Houston grad student poking around ...
Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts Screening -- Lincoln >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 Join NET for a free screening and expert panel discussion of Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts—an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer's disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer's is ...
Bill Lyon: Still lessons to learn while fighting Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 He's not much for conversation, but I figure he will make a good sparring partner for Al, my Alzheimer's nemesis, that runty little rat bastard who's afraid to come out and fight.
Hemet police seek public's help in locating missing man with Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 The Hemet Police Department is asking the public's help in locating a 75-year-old man with Alzheimer's who went missing Thursday morning, Feb. 23, officials said.
Super-early Alzheimer's detection may hinge on speech patterns >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 Detecting dementia and Alzheimer's early is tricky and that's a problem, as early detection - and thusly early treatment - is thought to be a very important factor in possibly slowing down the disease's progression.
Update: Arlington man with Alzheimer's found safe | The Star ... >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 Robert Earl Davidson, 82, was last seen about 11:40 a.m. in the 2500 block of Mandy Way in south Arlington, according to a police press release.
Volunteers needed for September Walk to End Alzheimer's in Moses Lake >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 MOSES LAKE - Volunteers are needed to help plan the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Moses Lake. The fourth annual walk is scheduled for Sept.
Alzheimer's luncheon set for March 10 >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 A promising treatment and a broadcaster who wrote about her husband's battle are on the program for the third annual Promise Garden Luncheon to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. This year's luncheon is 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 10 at Boca West ...
VA awards full benefits to veteran with Alzheimer's and PTSD after wife shares his story >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A local woman is facing a difficult battle - she is losing the man she loves. He's a man who served our country for more than 20 years in the Marines and now he's battling Alzheimer's disease. After fighting to get benefits ...
No Harm, No Benefit for Alzheimer's From Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 In other words, the study "did not provide strong evidence that taking hormone therapy can protect women from Alzheimer's disease," lead author, Bushra Imtiaz, MD, Department of Neurology at the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio, said in a release.
Aisha Sultan: Genetically wired to develop Alzheimer's >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 Martin's grandmother, Sonia Cardona, 61, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's nearly six years ago. Cardona, who worked as a teacher's aide for 29 years, completely lost her speech about a year ago, and is now unable to feed, clothe or use the ...
African-Americans are at a higher risk for Alzheimer's disease ... >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 Many Americans dismiss the warning signs of Alzheimer's, believing that these symptoms are a normal part of aging. This is of even greater concern for ...
Is the Leading Theory About Alzheimer's Wrong? >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 The failure of one drug is of course disappointing, but verubecestat is only the latest in a string of failed trials all attempting the same strategy to battle Alzheimer's. That pattern of failure has provoked some rather public soul-searching about ...
Police: Man with Alzheimer's disease missing from Downers Grove ... >> Alzheimers
2/24/2017 A man diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and cannot speak was reported missing Thursday from west suburban Downers Grove.