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56 min ago | Southwest Times

Local nurse drives to demolish Alzheimer's disease

As a palliative care nurse, Deidra Atwood has spent a majority of her life and career helping people as they have endured many different disease processes.

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Related Topix: Health, Palliative Care, Medicine

2 hrs ago | Philly.com

Ward off Alzheimer's by keeping your body, brain in shape

A NEW STUDY has delivered compelling evidence that diet, exercise and other prescription-free interventions are the best way to ward off Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health

4 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Alzheimer's and eyecare

Alzheimer's is a progressive neurological condition. It is the most common form of dementia, leading to memory loss, difficulty making decisions and performing daily activities.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

6 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Pat Bowlen relinquishes control of Broncos to battle Alzheimera s disease

Pat Bowlen, whose three decades of ownership of the Broncos has included six Super Bowl appearances, two championships and more than 300 victories, has given up control of the team so he can battle Alzheimer's disease, the team announced Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Health

10 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Alzheimera s targeted by annual fundraiser in Montclair

Alzheimer's disease robs individuals of their memories and the tangible everyday activities that make up a person's life.

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Related Topix: Health, Montclair, CA, Empire, CA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Phillymag.com

Alive Inside Screening for the Alzheimera s Association

Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Derek Freese Documentary Fund and the Alzheimer's Association hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary Alive Inside at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts last Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Health, Movies, Entertainment

Science Daily

Neuroprotective role of immune cell discovered

A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis, can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, according to research.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis

P&T Community

Alzheimer's Drug Market Predicted to Triple, Reaching Nearly $12 Billion, by 2023

Decision Resources Group, a health care research firm located in Burlington, Mass., finds that the market for Alzheimer's disease therapies will more than triple, reaching nearly $12 billion, by 2023, largely because of the expected launch of the first disease-modifying therapies - a landmark event in AD treatment.

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Related Topix: Health, Burlington, MA

Medical News

Signs and symptoms of Lewy body dementia

"I watched my husband experience a decline in cognition followed by a period of what seemed like improved function only to plunge again into confusion with more frequent hallucinations," says one caregiver newly acquainted with Lewy body dementia .

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine

Medical News

New discovery links two important hypotheses in Alzheimer's disease research

In Alzheimer's disease, accumulation of amyloid plaque in the brain is believed to play an important role in many characteristic disease symptoms, including memory loss and other mental state changes.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Germany, Medicine

KurzweilAI.net

Noninvasive retinal imaging device detects Alzheimer's 20 years in advance

Retina test for future Alzheimer's disease , showing plaques. Upper left: normal retina.Upper right: mild AD.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KETV-TV

Interview with filmmaker Erich Hover and actor Brett Cullen

David Earl chats with Erich Hover and Brett Cullen about their film project which aims to shine a light on the effect Alzheimer's has on families ALZHEIMERS IS A DISEASE THAT AFFECTS MILLIONS OF AMERICANS.

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Related Topix: Brett Cullen, Health, Omaha, NE

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Are Head Injuries Connected to Alzheimer's Disease?

Lynchburg, VA- A history of brain injury may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's Disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Liberty University

WTVF Nashville

Could Down Syndrome Be The Key To Alzheimer's?

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's. More than 400,000 of them also have Down syndrome.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), UC San Diego, Medicine, Neurology, Genetics, Dementia

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Play about Alzheimer's seeks to make us more aware, aid research

What: Forget Me Not, a play by Garrett Davis, will be performed in Lexington to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Lexington, KY, Theater, Arts, University of Kentucky, African-American

KETV-TV

Local filmmaker looking to raise awareness for Alzheimer's

A local filmmaker is raising money for a film project that shines a light on the effect Alzheimer's has on families OMAHA COULD BE HOME - TO aANOTHER FEATURE FILM THIS FALL.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical Daily

New Drugs For Alzheimer's Disease May Focus On Enzyme That Clogs Cellular Garbage System

A new study suggests unclogging the body's protein disposal system could help patients with Alzheimer's improve their memory.

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Gizmag

Newly identified genetic variants could delay Alzheimer's onset by four years

Researchers have discovered specific genetic variants that could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by almost four years Over the past few years scientists and researchers have made some inroads in the fight against Alzheimer's disease , but as yet no definitive cure has been found.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Gadgets

Medical News Today

Neuronal edema in Alzheimer's disease rats reduced by acupuncture and moxibustion

The edema of hippocampal neurons in Alzheimer's disease rats was significantly alleviated after electroacupuncture and moxibustion pretreatment .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

Medical Daily

New Drugs For Alzheimer's Disease May Focus On Enzyme That Clogs Cellular Garbage System

A new study suggests unclogging the body's protein disposal system could help patients with Alzheimer's improve their memory.

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