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2 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Health

9 hrs ago | 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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WKOW-TV

New Alzheimer's research at UW Madison

Research at UW-Madison is showing that the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease might be as much about lifestyle as aging.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, Health, Dane County, WI

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Styslinger joins ARK as NOAH Coordinator

Micky Styslinger of Summerville has joined The ARK, Alzheimer's Family Support Services as its Neighborhood Outreach Alzheimer's Help Project Coordinator.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Health, Orangeburg, SC

USA Today

Photographing Alzheimer's patients aids woman with loss

Photographer Diane Beals gathered the courage to get back behind the lens documenting Alzheimer's patients after she lost her father to the disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Salem, OR, Suicide

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

The Arbors of Bedford welcomes Amherst resident Lori S. Dodge as new executive director

The Arbors of Bedford, southern New Hampshire's only assisted living community specializing in all phases of memory care, welcomed Amherst resident Lori Dodge as its new executive director, effective March 17. Dodge has experience working with seniors suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other memory issues, along with helping their families to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bedford, NH, Amherst, NH, Health

Billboard

Glen Campbell Moved Into A Care Facility

Glen Campbell has been moved into a care facility three years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, People.com reports .

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Related Topix: Country, Glen Campbell, Health

News 4 Jax

Apathy may be a sign of dementia

"This may be an early symptom for damage to the brain due to either diseases like Alzheimer's disease, or stroke, or perhaps both," said Cleveland Clinic Dementia expert Dr. James Leverenz.

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Related Topix: Health, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Wed Apr 16, 2014

McKnightsonline.com

Updates on the Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer's Disease:...

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting approximately 6% to 7% of the population over 65 years of age.1,2 The multifactorial etiology of Alzheimer's disease involves complex interplay among genetic, biochemical, and physiologic factors, which manifest clinically as a range of progressive cognitive, affective, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Dementia, Medicine, Genetics

Chattanoogan.com

Let's Sing From Memory Group Is For Alzheimer's Patients And Caregivers

Christ United Methodist Church has started a new ministry for those in the community with early to mid-stage Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers.

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Related Topix: Health, East Brainerd, TN, Chattanooga, TN

WHEC-TV Rochester

Meeting to focus on Alzheimer's effect on local families

The Alzheimer's Association of the Rochester and Finger Lakes Region is inviting local families affected by Alzheimer's to share their experiences during a town hall meeting.

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Related Topix: Health

BioSpace

Limiting A Certain Protein In The Brain Reverses Alzheimer's Symptoms ...

Limiting a certain protein in the brain reverses Alzheimer's symptoms in mice, report neuroscientists at MIT's Picower Intitute for Learning and Memory.

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Related Topix: Health

Brush News-Tribune

Alzheimer's is inspiration for Hill's book "East of Denver"

Colorado author Greg Hill reads from his book "East of Denver" at a recent program at the East Morgan County Library.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Health

York Press

York charity concert aims to raise 10,000 for Alzheimers Society

ON SONG: Left to right Dave Clements, Wavy Dave Hardy,Jess Morgan, George Hall, Craigy Rothery, Big Ian and Graham Hodge A MAJOR charity concert at York Theatre Royal tomorrow night could raise as much as A 10,000 for the Alzheimer's Society.

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The Wave

Classic car show raises funds for Alzheimer's disease research

Car and truck owners came from as far away as Sacramento to participate in a March 22 Driving for a Cure for Alzheimer's Disease classic car show organized by the West Orange County Alumnae of Sigma Kappa.

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Related Topix: Health, Orange County, CA, Student Society, Sigma Kappa, Sororities, Huntington Beach, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide

"If terminally ill, mentally competent adults choose to end their life, they should be able to seek a life-ending dose of medicine from their physician," Mizeur said in a policy proposal released late Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Modified stem cells offer potential pathway to treat Alzheimer's disease

UC Irvine neurobiologist Mathew Blurton-Jones helped find that increasing the production of the enzyme neprilysin, which breaks down amyloid-beta, led to lower activity in Alzheimer's disease brains.

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Related Topix: Health, UC Irvine, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Chattanoogan.com

Alzheimer's Association Support Group Coming to Rhea County

The Alzheimer's Association support group in Rhea County will hold its kickoff meeting on Tuesday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. at The Veranda Assisted Living Community.

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Related Topix: Health, Rhea County, TN, Dayton, TN

Business Journal

Lexington biotech Alzheon gets patent for potential Alzheimer's drug

Alzheon, a biotech that launched last year in Lexington, has received a key patent for a drug that CEO Martin Tolar considers the strongest out of the handful of drugs now in late-stage clinical studies to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health

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