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3 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Don't give me eggs that bounce - fine dining for people with Alzheimer's

Do you fancy pan fried ocean trout with potato cake and pea puree? Or maybe Boston beans, scrambled eggs and bacon dust whets your appetite, followed by a dessert of everlasting ice-cream .

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

6 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

ADSCs Transplantation Promotes Neurogenesis In Alzheimer's Disease

Recent evidence has demonstrated that transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells can stimulate neurogenesis in the brain of adult rat or mouse models of Alzheimer's disease and improve tissue and function injury under the condition of cerebral ischemia.

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Related Topix: Health

8 hrs ago | Health.com

Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says

Along with improving vision, cataract surgery may slow mental decline in people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Health, Case Western Reserve University

12 hrs ago | HON

Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early?

New research suggests that a faltering sense of smell might signal the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, and that an inexpensive, low-tech smell test could spot who needs more extensive screening for dementia.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Denmark, Genetics, Medicine

15 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Alzheimer's Society's memory caf five-year anniversary

CHARD Mayor Jenny Kenton joined staff and volunteers at the Alzheimer's Society's memory cafA© to celebrate five years of support for people with dementia and their carers.

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18 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

DARPA Selects Lawrence Livermore to Develop World's First Neural Device to Restore Memory

The research builds on the understanding that memory is a process in which neurons in certain regions of the brain encode information, store it and retrieve it.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 12, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Oxidative stress and inflammation - two things that age humans the fastest

When people hear the term neurodegenerative disease , they either run the other way and just pray that they never have to deal with it, or they have no idea what it means.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Agriculture, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Volunteers needed for Alzheimer group

David, Ken and Stephanie all have early-stage dementia. Once a month they meet at their local Alzheimer Society of B.C. support group to talk about how their lives are affected by the disease.

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Related Topix: Health

The Motley Fool

7 Tips for Managing Alzheimer's Costs

Today one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, according to the Alzheimer's Association.

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Related Topix: Health, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Boca Raton, FL

Cleveland.com

Chagrin Falls pursues levy, Bed Bath & Beyond seeks liquor license,...

Chagrin Falls goes forward with levy - The village is moving forward with a levy that would cost residents 25 percent more in income taxes.

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Related Topix: Beyond Corp, Consulting, Chagrin Falls, OH, Health, South Russell, OH, Solon, OH

The Virginian-Pilot

If nothing else, Solange reminds us to use the stairs

Just when it appeared that chatter about Solange Knowles' attack on brother-in-law Jay Z was dying down, talk flared again this week with the "news" that Beyonc's younger sister finally had broken her silence on what happened.

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Related Topix: Health

Washington Times

Alzheimer's takes its toll on Springs family

John, 71, has midstage Alzheimer's disease, a form of dementia that is the sixth-leading cause of death in the U.S. He follows conversation and responds politely when Norma asks mostly yes or no questions, but there's a disconnect between his brain and what he's able to say and do.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Jul 11, 2014

SFGate

Star-studded dinner

On June 26, an all-star cast of local chefs - Cal Peternell of Chez Panisse, Mourad Lahlou of Aziza, Amaryll Schwertner of Boulettes Larder, Daniel Patterson of Coi, David Kinch of Manresa and Gayle Pirie of Foreign Cinema - joined hosts Russell Moore and Allison Hopelain of Camino for a charity dinner to honor local cookbook legend Paula Wolfert , ... (more)

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Kent Online

Dementia buddy scheme Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Services in Northfleet wins UK charity award

Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Services in Northfleet beat charities from across the UK to win the social care and welfare category for its Dementia Buddy Scheme at The Charity Awards 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Charity

Cape Gazette

Coastal Sussex Chapter 1690 of NARFE donates $7,547 to Alzheimer's research

Attending a check presentation of $7,547 for Alzheimer's research from the Coastal Sussex 1690 Chapter of NARFE at the Sussex County office of the Alzheimer's Association in Georgetown are Ron Weber, NARFE chapter golf tournament chair; Dick Oliver, NARFE chapter Alzheimer's Committee chair; Jamie Magee, Sussex County coordinator for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Sussex County, DE, Georgetown, DE, Bethany Beach, DE

OregonLive.com

Scene and Heard: Alzheimer's Association, Congregation Ahavath...

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION OREGON CHAPTER "Memories in the Making Art Auction and Gala" on May 29 at the Portland Art Museum drew 175 guests and raised more than $48,000 to provide support and care for an estimated 59,000 Oregonians with Alzheimer's, as well as accelerating research.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Health, Portland, OR, Lake Oswego, OR

Boston.com

Mayor Walsh Launches Boston Alzheimer's Initiative

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, his grandmother Mary Anne O'Malley, his aunt Barbara Leahy, and his mother Mary Walsh, in photograph taken in Rosmuc, County Galway, Ireland.

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Related Topix: Health, Ireland, World News

Reuters

Singing familiar songs may help prompt Alzheimer's patients to speak

With advanced Alzheimer's disease, language deteriorates and patients spontaneously speak less and less.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Kansas

CNN

Study: Better to smoke than be fat

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Health

The Groton Line

Ride To End Alzheimer's Cyclists On Groton Roads This Saturday

Kathleen Boynton, Mimi Dabritz, Kirsta Davey, and Mark Shepherd are four Groton residents who will be part of hundreds of cyclists pedalling in the 2014 Ride to End Alzheimer's this Saturday, July 12. Beginning and ending in Devens, the ride provides a 2-mile family ride, 30-mile, and 62-mile and 100-mile routes from central Massachusetts into ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Groton, MA, Devens, MA, West-Groton, MA

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