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DUBLIN, Ireland - Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds who served as Ireland's premier for nearly 3 years, has died at the age of 81. Reynolds, who it was learned from his son in December 2013 had been suffering with Alzheimer's disease for a considerable time, served as Taoiseach of Ireland from February 1992 to December 1994.
5 hrs ago | News Times
When do those misplaced keys, missing cellphone or loss of words add up to something more than a simple mental lapse? Not all moments of absent-mindedness indicate cognitive problems as one ages, but experts say one should be alert to signs that signal significant changes.
9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
University of Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of mice that is expected to open the door to new research on epilepsy, Alzheimer's and other diseases.
13 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
Gwen Kao, the wife of Nobel physics laureate Charles, has spent half her married life caring for family members with Alzheimer's.
18 hrs ago | This Is Bristol
On Thursday 7th August, a team of 8 interns from Lloyds Banking Group called 'FutureMinds; abseiled down the Avon Gorge raising over 1000 Alzheimer's Society.
19 hrs ago | Dana Point News
Post-graduate: Anthony J. Carlos , Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at UC Irvine, will receive registration and airfare to the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Copenhagen, Denmark, and $1,500 toward travel expenses.
In California, people with Alzheimer's will be given transfusions of young blood to see if improves their cognition there's good reason to hope it might IT SOUNDS like the dark plot of a vampire movie.
The 15th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Psychiatric Disorders in Older Adults began Wednesday at the MSU Riley center.
Shown at the presentation of the checks totaling $4,344 are top sales cashier Fran Swift, who sold 1,465 forget-me-nots; Jamie Magee, Sussex County program coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association; and store Manager Ron Holloway.
For the millions of patients suffering from Alzheimer's, sleep disturbances are an extra burden to their already delicate psyche.
Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease currently have no treatment options to slow brain cell deterioration.
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.
Today, the Lewy Body Dementia Association steps up its awareness and fundraising effort "Lewy Who?" to put the brakes on Lewy body dementia .
A family on Coney Island is frantically searching for a woman with Alzheimer's disease who has been missing for seven days.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:23 pm
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