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1 hr ago | China Daily

Chinese, US attitudes on dementia vary

People in China are the most willing group to pay out of pocket to learn early on if they have a dementia-related illness, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease, according to recently published data from a worldwide study on neurological disorders.

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Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease, Health Insurance, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

5 hrs ago | Fox News

Bride moves wedding to Alzheimer's center for ill father

When a Michigan woman realized her father was too ill to attend her wedding, she brought the ceremony to his Alzheimer's center, reported The Toledo Blade.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newswise

National Health Organization Offers Answers to "Lewy Who?" Five Ways to Fight Lewy Body Dementia

Today, the Lewy Body Dementia Association steps up its awareness and fundraising effort "Lewy Who?" to put the brakes on Lewy body dementia .

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Related Topix: Medicine

News12.com

Crucita Alvarado, who has Alzheimer's, missing from Coney Island for 7 days

A family on Coney Island is frantically searching for a woman with Alzheimer's disease who has been missing for seven days.

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Freshnews

Stemedica International Announces Pre-clinical Data of Its Alzheimer's Study

Stemedica International S.A., a Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. subsidiary developing stem cell therapies for Alzheimer's disease and dementia, revealed the first results of an intravenous administration of allogeneic, human, ischemia-tolerant mesenchymal stem cells in a pre-clinical animal model of Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Marin Independent Journal

Free workshop on the 10 signs of Alzheimer's

A free workshop on the 10 signs of Alzheimer's disease will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Margaret Todd Senior Center, 1560 Hill Road.

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Related Topix: Health

Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 21 at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Related Topix: Health, Mount Vernon, TX, Franklin County, TX

Time

When Will I Die? How I Decided Whether to Test for Early-Onset Alzheimer's

People ask me all the time if I want to find out how and when I'm going to die. But that's not exactly how they ask it.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Zebrafish help to unravel Alzheimer's disease

New fundamental knowledge about the regulation of stem cells in the nerve tissue of zebrafish embryos results in surprising insights into neurodegenerative disease processes in the human brain.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Medical News Today

Examining the brain's chromosomal make-up in relation to Alzheimer's disease

A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Rush University Medical Center, reveals how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease .

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Related Topix: Health, Rush University

Foster's Daily Democrat

New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Dementia

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Alzheimer's Dementia Conference Sept. 14 in Millburn

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ and Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, will be hosting an Alzheimer's/Dementia Community Conference on Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Millburn, NJ, Health

WMDT

Adult Day Care Service Set To Close In Laurel

SUSSEX CO., Del. - According to the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter, an estimated 5,200 hundred people are living with Alzheimer's disease in Sussex County.

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Related Topix: Health, Sussex County, DE, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Long Term Care

Battle Creek Enquirer

Ganton Senior Communities presents check to Miles for Memory

Sherii Sherban and members of the Miles for Memory committee are pictured with Jenny Andrews and Mikki Streeter of Ganton Senior Communities.

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Related Topix: Health, Calhoun County, MI, Battle Creek, MI

Bioscience Technology

Epigenetic Breakthrough Bolsters Understanding of Alzheimer's

A team led by researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School and King's College London has uncovered some of the strongest evidence yet that epigenetic changes in the brain play a role in Alzheimer's disease.

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CBS Local

Metro Detroiter Who Lost Mom To Alzheimer's Raises More Than $20K To Fight The Disease

Thousands of metro Detroiters are stepping up to help fight America's sixth leading cause of death.

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Related Topix: Health, Detroit, MI

Huntington News

Alzheimer's Association to Host Professional Training

The Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia Chapter will present a professional training, Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics of Best Care on August 25 at the Alzheimer's Association's Charleston office, located at 1601 2nd Ave. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., and workshop begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m. West Virginia nursing and social work CEU's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Charleston, WV, Long Term Care, Medicine, Dementia

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's

Wandering away from home is a common and dangerous risk for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

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Related Topix: Health, Lake Charles, LA

University of Rochester

$2 Million Gift from Fine Family to Support Alzheimer's Care, Research

A $2 million gift from the Robert Fine Trust will create the Julius, Helen, and Robert Fine Professorship at the University of Rochester Medical Center .

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Related Topix: Health, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Medicine, Neurology

Examiner.com

Alzheimer's caregivers find online support groups helpful

Alzheimer's is a frightening and complicated disease. Alzheimer's caregivers have their work cut out for them.

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