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17 min ago | News Max

Glen Campbell 'Happy and Content' at Nashville Alzheimer's Facility

Country music Hall of Famer Glen Campbell is "happy and content" at his new home at a memory care facility in Nashville, Tenn., his wife Kim Woolen told Country Music Weekly.

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Related Topix: Country, Glen Campbell, Health, Bryan White

2 hrs ago | KFSN

Health Watch: 5 clues to Alzheimer's

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease and nearly 35 million have dementia.

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Related Topix: Health

6 hrs ago | CiteULike

Phase 3 Trials of Solanezumab and Bapineuzumab for Alzheimer's Disease

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Vision Monday

BrightFocus Foundation to Fund Research for Brain and Eye Disease with $8.7 Million in Grants

CLARKSBURG, Md.- BrightFocus Foundation , a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, announced yesterday that it will be distributing more than $8.7 million in grants to 59 research projects in six countries, 19 states and the District of Columbia to aid in the efforts to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Clarksburg, MD, Non-Profit, Health, Macular Degeneration, Genetics, Medicine

Daily Mail

Michael Gambon tells of Alzheimer's fears - he wears an earpiece in ...

Michael Gambon tells of his Alzheimer's fears - he wears an earpiece in case he forgets his lines on stage The 73-year-old, who is best known for playing Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films, said that he has had himself checked by two doctors for Alzheimer's disease because he is so worried by his memory loss.

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Related Topix: Health, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England

Burlington Times News

Enrollment for Rock-A-Thon on Saturday

A sign-up for the fifth annual Rock-A-Thon will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in front of the Twin Lakes Community's Memory Care building.

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Related Topix: Health

Newswise

"Chaperone" Compounds Offer New Approach to Alzheimer's Treatment

A team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center , Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University has devised a wholly new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Brandeis University, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Nature Neuroscience

PhD Studentship

Who we are The Roskamp Institute is devoted to understanding the causes of, and finding the cures for, neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders and addictions.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, New College of Florida, University of South Florida

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Glasgow South and East Wood Today

Culture clash at Eastwood charity show

Shimmy down to Eastwood Park Theatre next month for a multicultural dance night - all in aid of a good cause.

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Related Topix: Health

WCAV

Munching for Memory Raises Awareness for Alzheimer's Research

Hot dogs were inhaled left and right at UVa's Amphitheater on Saturday afternoon.

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Edmonton Journal

People affected by dementia get online help

Alberta's Progressive Conservative caucus says it will finally scrap parts of the provincial Marriage Act that define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, to get in line with federal legislation and public sentiment that wants the rights of gays, lesbian and bisexual Albertans recognized.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Alberta, MN, Canada, Transgender

The Japan Times

Now is the time to research Alzheimer's

The team leader at the Laboratory for Proteolytic Neuroscience at Riken's Brain Science Institute is not a man usually given to making apocalyptic statements.

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Related Topix: Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine

CiteULike

AlzPlatform: An Alzheimer's Disease Domain-Specific Chemogenomics...

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most complicated progressive neurodegeneration diseases that involve many genes, proteins, and their complex interactions.

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Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

Eastern Daily Press

Staff from North Walsham Waitrose store taking part in charity skydive

North Walsham Waitrose staff members who will be doing a charity skydive. Left to right, Jackie Boxall, Georgie Harrod, Hannah MacDonald, Georgie Lee, Amy Nicholls, Matt Johnson, Hazel Gale, Lois Cole, Hannah Myers, James Boxall.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Glen Campbell moved to Alzheimer's care facility, report says

Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer's disease care facility, a friend of his family has told People magazine.

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Related Topix: Health

Silver City Sun-News

Boomers: Good nutrition impacts Alzheimer's Disease

More than 5 million Americans today live with some form of dementia, and caring for those afflicted creates significant stress on family caregivers.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Monterey County Herald

Alzheimer's Association to hold discussion on age related memory

CARMEL >> The Alzheimer's Association will hold a discussion on age related memory and natural changes happening in the brain while growing older.

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Related Topix: Health, Monterey County, CA

News Max

Glen Campbell, Country Music Legend, Moved to Alzheimer's Care Facility

Glen Campbell, the 77-year-old Grammy Award-winning singer best known for the hit "Rhinestone Cowboy," was moved to an Alzheimer's care facility last week, according to a family friend.

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Related Topix: Country, Health, Glen Campbell

Sunderland Echo

Life in the old dog yet: Deaf and suffering from Alzheimer's...

Tarn the Jack Russell terrier is still going strong at the ripe old age of 21 - despite being deaf and suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

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MLive.com

Miles for Memory 5K run/walk in Buena Vista to benefit Alzheimer's Association

Eleven years is how long Greg Carter's father suffered from Alzheimer's disease before he died three years ago.

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Related Topix: Health, Buena Vista, MI

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