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3 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Social cost of Alzheimer's to reach W43...

South Korea's social cost from patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease will be more than 43 trillion won by 2050, a report said Thursday, urging the state health care agency to include related checkups in health exams for early detection.


Related Topix: Health, Dementia, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Big News

Former Irish premier dies of Alzheimer's

DUBLIN, Ireland - Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds who served as Ireland's premier for nearly 3 years, has died at the age of 81. Reynolds, who it was learned from his son in December 2013 had been suffering with Alzheimer's disease for a considerable time, served as Taoiseach of Ireland from February 1992 to December 1994.


Related Topix: Health, Ireland, World News

11 hrs ago | News Times

Are your memory gaps a sign of trouble?

When do those misplaced keys, missing cellphone or loss of words add up to something more than a simple mental lapse? Not all moments of absent-mindedness indicate cognitive problems as one ages, but experts say one should be alert to signs that signal significant changes.


Related Topix: Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, Shelton, CT, Danbury, CT, Health

15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Mouse model for epilepsy, Alzheimer's gives window into the working brain

University of Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of mice that is expected to open the door to new research on epilepsy, Alzheimer's and other diseases.


Related Topix: University of Utah, Genetics, Medicine, Biotech, Science / Technology, Pharmacology

20 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Gwen Kao: a guiding light on Alzheimer's

Gwen Kao, the wife of Nobel physics laureate Charles, has spent half her married life caring for family members with Alzheimer's.


Related Topix: Health, Physics, Science, Dementia

Yesterday | This Is Bristol

Abseiling down to bring Alzheimer's awareness up

On Thursday 7th August, a team of 8 interns from Lloyds Banking Group called 'FutureMinds; abseiled down the Avon Gorge raising over 1000 Alzheimer's Society.


Related Topix: Health

Yesterday | Dana Point News

Dana Point resident honored by Alzheimer's Association

Post-graduate: Anthony J. Carlos , Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at UC Irvine, will receive registration and airfare to the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Copenhagen, Denmark, and $1,500 toward travel expenses.


Related Topix: Health, Dana Point, CA, UC Irvine, World News, Denmark, Education Etc.

Yesterday | Denver Post

Gardens at Columbine set to open facility for seniors with Alzheimer's

An artist's rendering of the new memory-care center at the Gardens of Columbine, near the intersection of West Ken Caryl Avenue and South Platte Canyon Road, shows the north side of the building.


Related Topix: Columbine, CO, Health, Jefferson County, CO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Scientist

Young blood to be used in ultimate rejuvenation trial

In California, people with Alzheimer's will be given transfusions of young blood to see if improves their cognition there's good reason to hope it might IT SOUNDS like the dark plot of a vampire movie.


Related Topix: Health, Ithaca, NY, Cornell University, Stanford University, Science / Technology

WTOK-TV Meridian

Alzheimer's Conference Meeting in Meridian

The 15th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Psychiatric Disorders in Older Adults began Wednesday at the MSU Riley center.


Related Topix: Meridian, MS, Health

Cape Gazette

Hocker's stores support Alzheimer's Association

Shown at the presentation of the checks totaling $4,344 are top sales cashier Fran Swift, who sold 1,465 forget-me-nots; Jamie Magee, Sussex County program coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association; and store Manager Ron Holloway.


Related Topix: Health, Sussex County, DE, Ocean View, DE, Millville, DE

Medical Daily

Trouble Sleeping In Alzheimer's Patients And Elderly Related To...

For the millions of patients suffering from Alzheimer's, sleep disturbances are an extra burden to their already delicate psyche.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)


Investigational Therapy Focuses on Slowing Progression in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's

Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease currently have no treatment options to slow brain cell deterioration.


Related Topix: Aricept, Donepezil (generic), Medicine, Texas

China Daily

Chinese, US attitudes on dementia vary

People in China are the most willing group to pay out of pocket to learn early on if they have a dementia-related illness, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease, according to recently published data from a worldwide study on neurological disorders.


Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease, Health Insurance, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fox News

Bride moves wedding to Alzheimer's center for ill father

When a Michigan woman realized her father was too ill to attend her wedding, she brought the ceremony to his Alzheimer's center, reported The Toledo Blade.


Related Topix: Wedding, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014


National Health Organization Offers Answers to "Lewy Who?" Five Ways to Fight Lewy Body Dementia

Today, the Lewy Body Dementia Association steps up its awareness and fundraising effort "Lewy Who?" to put the brakes on Lewy body dementia .


Related Topix: Medicine

Crucita Alvarado, who has Alzheimer's, missing from Coney Island for 7 days

A family on Coney Island is frantically searching for a woman with Alzheimer's disease who has been missing for seven days.


Related Topix: Health


Stemedica International Announces Pre-clinical Data of Its Alzheimer's Study

Stemedica International S.A., a Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. subsidiary developing stem cell therapies for Alzheimer's disease and dementia, revealed the first results of an intravenous administration of allogeneic, human, ischemia-tolerant mesenchymal stem cells in a pre-clinical animal model of Alzheimer's disease.


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

Marin Independent Journal

Free workshop on the 10 signs of Alzheimer's

A free workshop on the 10 signs of Alzheimer's disease will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Margaret Todd Senior Center, 1560 Hill Road.


Related Topix: Health

Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 21 at the Franklin County Library on the square.


Related Topix: Health, Mount Vernon, TX, Franklin County, TX