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News on Alzheimer's continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

RTP firm seeks funds to study possible Alzheimer's treatment

A Research Triangle Park drug development startup company is looking to raise money to further studies of a drug candidate that was originally targeted as a treatment for diabetes as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Research Triangle Park, NC, Medicine, Diabetes, Cancer

2 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Board OKs medical marijuana for Alzheimer's patients

The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program's Medical Advisory Board voted Wednesday unanimously to add Alzheimer's patients to the list of people who qualify for medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, New Mexico, New Mexico Government

3 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat

What Others Say: Alzheimer's

We join Florida TaxWatch in calling for more research into Alzheimer's and its impact on Florida's growing but aging population.

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Related Topix: Health, Florida, Pensacola, FL

7 hrs ago | GlobalNews

New research could be 'game-changer' for Alzheimer's patients

New research in Halifax could bring doctors one step closer to definitively diagnosing Alzheimer's disease, which could one day open the door to finding a cure.

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Related Topix: Health

9 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Neptune Obtains New US Patent Relating to Treatment of Alzheimer's

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. , announced today that the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has granted Neptune a new continuation patent relating to the treatment of Alzheimer's.

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Related Topix: Health, Neptune Technologies and Bioressources, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, EPA, Supplement, DHA, Canada

12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Why do some people with Alzheimer's disease die without cognitive impairment?

Since the time of Dr. Alois Alzheimer himself, two proteins and tau) have become tantamount to Alzheimer's disease .

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Related Topix: Health

15 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Aphios Selected to Present at Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum

To accomplish this mission the Forum showcases presentations and panel discussions by leading scientists, accomplished healthcare delivery professionals, health-policy experts and private-sector companies engaged in developing innovations with the potential for transformational impact on disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Health, HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Wed Apr 23, 2014

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Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study

Seniors with mild symptoms of mental decline may face a higher risk of dying earlier than those with no thinking or memory problems, new Mayo Clinic research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Glen-Oaks, NY, Health, Manhasset, NY

EurekAlert!

Study examines risk of early death for people with mild cognitive impairment

One of the first studies to look at a relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment , or problems with memory and thinking abilities, suggests that people who have thinking problems but their memory is still intact might have a higher death rate in a period of six years compared to those who have no thinking or memory ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Rochester, MN, Olmsted County, MN

Lexington Herald-Leader

British Alzheimer's expert comes to Lexington to speak at Best Friends anniversary celebration

Best Friends Day Center serves individuals with dementia, but a first-time visitor braced for a depressing environment is in for a cheerful surprise.

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Related Topix: Health, Lexington, KY, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, Medicine, Psychiatry, Jessamine County, KY

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Understanding Alzheimer's disease talk at Wedgewood Terrace

Did you know someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease every 67-seconds.

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Related Topix: Health, Idaho, Idaho Government

WNDU-TV South Bend

Elkhart Clinic accepting patients for cutting-edge Alzheimer's treatment

A couple months ago, NewsCenter 16 took you through a series of reports entitled "Taking Care of Mom and Dad."

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Elkhart, IN

Science Daily

Physical activity keeps hippocampus healthy in people at risk for Alzheimer's disease

Moderate physical activity may preserve the hippocampus -- the brain region responsible for memory and spatial orientation that is attacked first in Alzheimer's disease, a study of older adults at increased risk for Alzheimer's disease shows.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Kinesiology

Science Daily

Toward unraveling the Alzheimer's mystery: New step points to proteins

Getting to the bottom of Alzheimer's disease has been a rapidly evolving pursuit with many twists, turns and controversies.

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Science, Industry and Business

Loss of memory in Alzheimer's mice models reversed through gene therapy

Alzheimer's disease is the first cause of dementia and affects some 400,000 people in Spain alone.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Potential new approach to Alzheimer's treatment offered by 'Chaperone' compounds

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Brandeis University, Biology

BroadwayWorld.com

Alzheimer's Association Collaborates on New Chicken Soup for the ...

CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Alzheimer's Association has collaborated with Chicken Soup for the Soul on a new book of personal stories and experiences called Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias , available for purchase beginning today, April 22, in print and eBook format.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Dementia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Joey McIntyre, New Kids on the Block, Pop/Rock, Sarah Rafferty

TheStreet.com

A Beaten-Down Biotech Stock Poised to Perk Up

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Mozilla, Financial Markets, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

NeuroPhage discovers GAIM-changing molecules to combat Alzheimer's and related diseases

Researchers from NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have engineered a series of molecules with the potential to treat most neurodegenerative diseases that are characterized by misfolded proteins, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.

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Related Topix: Health, Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

WALB-TV Albany

Luncheon discusses Alzheimer's disease advancements

A crowd lunched and listened to the principal investigator of Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's disease research talk about the advancements being made in detecting the disease.

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