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2 hrs ago | WGBH

The Inevitability of Pluto

Greg O'Brien is a journalist with a mission; writing what might be his last story ever.

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Related Topix: Health, Woods Hole, MA

6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Alzheimer's disease: rAAV/ABAD-DP-6His attenuates oxidative stress induced injury of PC12 cells

The effects of Amyloid beta -A -binding alcohol dehydrogenase may exacerbate Alzheimer's disease pathology.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, China, Asia

9 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Morning Pointe Residents Quilt for A Cure

Every year during National Assisted Living Week, a quilting group led by the residents at Morning Pointe of Hixson creates a special quilt to be raffled off at the grand finale of the senior idol talent show.

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Related Topix: Life, Quilting, Hobbies, Hixson, TN, Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Bankers Life Increases Alzheimer's Association Support to $436,000

In addition, Bankers Life- the national life and health insurer focusing on the retirement market- recognized the Association on a national level with a In its 12th record-breaking year, more than 1,000 Bankers Life agents, associates and Alzheimer's Association volunteers took to the streets in May to collect donations from passersby.

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Related Topix: Health, Personal Finance, Retirement

EurekAlert!

Research underway to create pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Dr. Olumayokun Olajide's research will now look to produce compound derivatives of punicalagin for a drug that would treat neuro-inflammation Dr. Olumayokun Olajide's research will now look to produce compound derivatives of punicalagin for a drug that would treat neuro-inflammation, slowing down the progression of Alzheimer's THE onset of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Dementia

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Lack of Vitamin D Can Increase Your Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer's

Doctors and researchers have said before that there are number of health benefits associated with getting enough vitamin D in your system.

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

Time

Pomegranate Compound Could Delay Alzheimer's, Study Says

There's a chemical compound in pomegranate fruits called punicalagin, which researchers at University of Huddersfield, an institution known for food science, believe could help slow the progression of diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's by treating inflammation in the brain.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Inflammation, Medicine, Health, Nutrition, Chemistry, Science

Journal-Advocate

Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraiser set for Saturday

Connie Clark and her daughter, Stacey Rhodes, will be cutting the ribbon at Saturday's annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Columbine Park.

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Related Topix: Health

CiteULike

Tau-mediated neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Dementia, Medicine

Big News Network.com

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Ireland, World News

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Physics, Science, Dementia

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.

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Related Topix: Health

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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