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Jack Moore feeds his wife, Clarabelle, in her hospital bed in the living room of their Sebring area home on Friday.
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Every 68 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease - a devastating and irreversible brain disease that slowly destroys an individual's cognitive functioning, including memory and thought.
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Alzheimer's disease may claim more lives than reports have previously indicated, perhaps resulting in more American deaths than any other cause besides heart disease and cancer.
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Alzheimer's disease is listed officially as the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, but new information suggests the disease contributes to far more deaths than what has been reported.
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The antidepressant drug citalopram can significantly relieve agitation in patients with Alzheimer's disease, according to the results of a clinical trial led by Johns Hopkins researchers.
Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD , Vol. 24, No. 4. , pp. 751-758, doi:10.3233/jad-2011-101932 The most recent late-onset Alzheimer's disease genome-wide association study revealed genome-wide significant association of two new loci: rs744373 near BIN1 and rs597668 near EXOC3L2/BLOC1S3/MARK4 .
As many as 50 per cent of Canadians with dementia are not diagnosed early enough, and that means many Sunshine Coast residents living with dementia are losing precious time when care and support can make a tremendous difference in their quality of life.
The progression of Alzheimer's may slow once symptoms appear and do significant damage, according to a study investigating an inherited form of the disease.
Chris Watanabe is on the cutting edge of brain research. He's not a physician or a Ph.D., but for nearly 20 years, he has been an integral part of a team at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center and Keck Medicine of USC that is exploring medicine's final frontier to help defeat Alzheimer's Disease.
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Reelin, a crucial protein for adult brain plasticity, recovers cognitive functions in mice with Alzheimer's disease.
A study reveals new information about the motor circuits of the brain that may one day help those developing therapies to treat conditions such as stroke, schizophrenia, spinal cord injury or Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease likely plays a much larger role in the deaths of older Americans than is currently reported, according to a new study that says the disease may be the third leading cause of death in the United States.
The King County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Major of Redmond. He has been missing since Tuesday and has Alzheimer's Disease.
At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine-only this time he's the subject as well as the teacher.
On Friday, January 31, Purple Craze took place for the second year. Rebeccah Lutz, Multimedia News Editor of the Tallahassee Democrat and President of the Alzheimer's Project Board of Directors, along with her planning committee, hosted another perfectly crazy purple extravaganza - purple being one of the colors representing Alzheimer's awareness.