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

3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Offerings: Touch the soul in the Alzheimer's patient

We say, "that place makes me uncomfortable" or "there is no point visiting as she/he doesn't know anything."

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Related Topix: Health

5 hrs ago | Strictly Business Magazine Lincoln

2nd Annual Garden Party Raises Over $2,500 for Alzheimer's Association in Lincoln, Nebraska

The second annual "Garden Party" fundraiser was held on Friday, June 20th at the home of Paige and Shayne Zutavern.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE, Health, Home Gardening, Home

9 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

Families need support after Alzheimer's diagnosis say charity

A CHARITY has warned many residents in the town are not receiving the information or support they need after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

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Related Topix: Health

10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Slow Walkers May Be On Their Way To Dementia

Wait a minute. Weren't we told by Simon and Garfunkel: "Slow down, you move too fast.

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Related Topix: Simon & Garfunkel, Pop/Rock, Art Garfunkel, Folk, Health, Medicine, Neurology

11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Girl's online campaign aids Alzheimer's group

She's using YouTube for a cause - to help her beloved great-grandmother, Patty Lewis, 82, of Greene County, who has Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Kids, Family

15 hrs ago | AlertNet

Alzheimer's documentary 'Alive Inside' pushes for music therapy

The filmmaker was flabbergasted when he entered a nursing home on a commission to film a few clips for a website.

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Related Topix: Health, Headphones

20 hrs ago | SFGate

New Study Aims to Help People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related...

An expert on the memory processes underlying reading comprehension, University of New England Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour, Ph.D., is working with a team of students to determine the factors that contribute to a decline in reading comprehension in people with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders.

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Related Topix: Health, University of New England, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Portland, ME, Business News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Island Packet

Column: When memories matter: Finding humor and hope in dementia

FILE: Walt and Barbara Marcinkowski hold candles as they listen to music Nov. 17, 2013, during a commemorative candle-lighting ceremony sponsored by Memory Matters at Jarvis Creek Park on Hilton Head Island.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC, Health, Bluffton, SC

Freshnews

Research on Digital Health, Alzheimer's, Ebola Draws Nearly...

Nearly 20,000 medical professionals and healthcare leaders gathered for AACC's 65 Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago from July 27-31.

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PE Hub

Neuroscience deals a no-brainer: VCJ

Since the summer of 2013, an army of scientists has been scrambling to launch an all-out, decade-long, $3 billion research effort to map the human brain.

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Related Topix: Startups, Avalon Ventures

Medical News

New study provides insight into relationship between depression and dementia

A new study by neuropsychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia .

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Business Journal

Throwback Thursday: 25 years of the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's, featuring vintage Fredbird

A vintage Fredbird, shoulder pads, backward baseball caps and high-waisted pants are a few of the things you'll find in this week's Throwback Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Researchers discover new protein structure that could help treat Alzheimer's, related diseases

There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia , but the research community is one step closer to finding treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, University of Washington

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Medical News

Telephone support program helps reduce symptoms of caregiver depression, health issues

Rhode Island Hospital researchers have found that a support program administered entirely by telephone can significantly reduce depression and other symptoms in informal caregivers, such as family or friends, of individuals with dementia .

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

WDIO

Alzheimer's Association Expands in Duluth

As baby boomers age, the Alzheimer's Association said the number of Americans with Alzheimer's will escalate rapidly.

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Related Topix: Health, Duluth, MN

Examiner.com

Dr. Oz features Diane Keaton; high fat low carb diet for Alzheimer's and obesity

With a successful career and ageless beauty, 68-year-old Diane Keaton appears to have it all.

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WJRT

Down syndrome patients could help doctors understand alzheimer's disease

More than 5 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)

Business Journal

a How Alzheimer's affects us all - and why there's promise ahead

As advances in health care, sanitation and nutrition push life expectancy to new highs, troubling issues are coming into focus.

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Related Topix: Health

Mental Help Net

Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia

Spending time in a garden might help soothe the agitation that commonly strikes people with dementia, a new review suggests.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Health, Mineola, NY, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

Messenger Newspapers

Dementia cases surge 62% in 7 years

The Health and Social Care Information Centre said the number of patients with a recorded diagnosis of dementia has increased by 62%.

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Related Topix: Dementia, Medicine, Health

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