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Spending time in a garden might help soothe the agitation that commonly strikes people with dementia, a new review suggests.
6 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers
The Health and Social Care Information Centre said the number of patients with a recorded diagnosis of dementia has increased by 62%.
7 hrs ago | Post and Courier
What: A five-part class designed to educate caregivers of persons who exhibit signs and symptoms associated with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia.
Alzheimer's researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer's Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part.
Doing so marked the end of a challenge the Durham City rugby player set himself in honour of his Uncle Solly who suffered from Alzheimer's disease until sadly passing away four years ago.
As an Alzheimer's Ambassador, I would like to thank Congressman Tim Walberg for co-sponsoring the Alzheimer's Accountability Act .
The Conway committee of the Ninth annual Alzheimer's Walk benefitting Alzheimer's Arkansas Programs and Services is having its annual Pizza Inn Fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 29. Members of the committee will be waiting tables for tips and the restaurant management will be donating a percentage of the sales that evening to the Walk.
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.
Senior Helpers and the Victoria Generals are teaming up to host Purple out the Park at Riverside Stadium on Thursday in support of the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
People who have dementia and heart rhythm irregularities are more likely to get a pacemaker than people without dementia, new research has found.
Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer'sA is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, but the research community is one step closer to finding treatment.
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine report variants in a new gene , PLXNA4, which may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease .
The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the ... (more)
Simon Gibson , far left with chief executive of Alzheimer's Research UK Rebecca Wood, centre, alongside family, friends and supporters.
A new study finds that it's the level of intellectual stimulation one has had during childhood, not race, that affects cognitive impairment in old age.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:37 am
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