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Research at UW-Madison is showing that the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease might be as much about lifestyle as aging.
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Micky Styslinger of Summerville has joined The ARK, Alzheimer's Family Support Services as its Neighborhood Outreach Alzheimer's Help Project Coordinator.
12 hrs ago | USA Today
Photographer Diane Beals gathered the courage to get back behind the lens documenting Alzheimer's patients after she lost her father to the disease.
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The Arbors of Bedford, southern New Hampshire's only assisted living community specializing in all phases of memory care, welcomed Amherst resident Lori Dodge as its new executive director, effective March 17. Dodge has experience working with seniors suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other memory issues, along with helping their families to ... (more)
19 hrs ago | Billboard
Glen Campbell has been moved into a care facility three years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, People.com reports .
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting approximately 6% to 7% of the population over 65 years of age.1,2 The multifactorial etiology of Alzheimer's disease involves complex interplay among genetic, biochemical, and physiologic factors, which manifest clinically as a range of progressive cognitive, affective, and ... (more)
Christ United Methodist Church has started a new ministry for those in the community with early to mid-stage Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers.
The Alzheimer's Association of the Rochester and Finger Lakes Region is inviting local families affected by Alzheimer's to share their experiences during a town hall meeting.
Limiting a certain protein in the brain reverses Alzheimer's symptoms in mice, report neuroscientists at MIT's Picower Intitute for Learning and Memory.
Colorado author Greg Hill reads from his book "East of Denver" at a recent program at the East Morgan County Library.
ON SONG: Left to right Dave Clements, Wavy Dave Hardy,Jess Morgan, George Hall, Craigy Rothery, Big Ian and Graham Hodge A MAJOR charity concert at York Theatre Royal tomorrow night could raise as much as A 10,000 for the Alzheimer's Society.
"If terminally ill, mentally competent adults choose to end their life, they should be able to seek a life-ending dose of medicine from their physician," Mizeur said in a policy proposal released late Tuesday.
UC Irvine neurobiologist Mathew Blurton-Jones helped find that increasing the production of the enzyme neprilysin, which breaks down amyloid-beta, led to lower activity in Alzheimer's disease brains.
The Alzheimer's Association support group in Rhea County will hold its kickoff meeting on Tuesday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. at The Veranda Assisted Living Community.
Alzheon, a biotech that launched last year in Lexington, has received a key patent for a drug that CEO Martin Tolar considers the strongest out of the handful of drugs now in late-stage clinical studies to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials report.
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