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2 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

Updates on the Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer's Disease:...

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)

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Related Topix: Health, Dementia, Medicine, Genetics

6 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Let's Sing From Memory Group Is For Alzheimer's Patients And Caregivers

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.

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Related Topix: Health, East Brainerd, TN, Chattanooga, TN

11 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

Meeting to focus on Alzheimer's effect on local families

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.

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15 hrs ago | BioSpace

Limiting A Certain Protein In The Brain Reverses Alzheimer's Symptoms ...

Limiting a certain protein in the brain reverses Alzheimer's symptoms in mice, report neuroscientists at MIT's Picower Intitute for Learning and Memory.

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17 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

Alzheimer's is inspiration for Hill's book "East of Denver"

Colorado author Greg Hill reads from his book "East of Denver" at a recent program at the East Morgan County Library.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Health

21 hrs ago | York Press

York charity concert aims to raise 10,000 for Alzheimers Society

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.

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22 hrs ago | The Wave

Classic car show raises funds for Alzheimer's disease research

Car and truck owners came from as far away as Sacramento to participate in a March 22 Driving for a Cure for Alzheimer's Disease classic car show organized by the West Orange County Alumnae of Sigma Kappa.

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Related Topix: Health, Orange County, CA, Student Society, Sigma Kappa, Sororities, Huntington Beach, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide

"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.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Modified stem cells offer potential pathway to treat Alzheimer's disease

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.

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

Chattanoogan.com

Alzheimer's Association Support Group Coming to Rhea County

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Rhea County, TN, Dayton, TN

Business Journal

Lexington biotech Alzheon gets patent for potential Alzheimer's drug

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.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Less salt use tied to drop in British heart deaths

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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Related Topix: H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Breast Cancer, Cancer

Medical News Today

Alzheimer's disease research could be revolutionized by new mouse model

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

BioResearch Online

Has Alzheimer's Research Been Focused On Wrong Protein?

Claude Wischik, a chair in mental health at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, believes that 20 years of Alzheimer's research has been focused on the wrong protein .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NWCN.com

Living with Alzheimer's, making a difference

Bob Wellington will admit it. He has kept secrets, even from his wife. I asked Juanita if she knew about that discussion many years ago.

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Related Topix: Health, Washington

Medical Daily

Women With ApoE4 Are At Higher Risk Of Alzheimer's Than Men With Same Gene Variant

In a new study, Stanford scientists found that carrying a copy of a gene variant known as ApoE4 confers a substantially greater risk for Alzheimer's disease on women than it does on men.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Neurology

Drugs.com

Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study

MONDAY April 14, 2014, 2014 -- Having a copy of a certain gene variant increases women's risk for Alzheimer's disease much more than it does for men, a new study indicates.

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Related Topix: Health, Startups, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Examiner.com

Year of No Sugar chronicles family's sugar-detox diet: 'Sugar an addictive drug'

Writer Eve Schaub and her family adopted a sugar-free diet for one year and have never felt better, USA Today reported Sunday.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Diabetes, Health

The Baltimore Sun

Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]

Every time our nation has an opportunity to do something positive in the fight against Alzheimer's disease , we come up short.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicare, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Medicaid, Opinion

Forbes.com

From Taiwan, A Long Hoped-For Breakthrough In The Fight Against Alzheimer's

Six Taiwan-based scientists have announced what may be a long hoped-for breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Medicine, Cholesterol,

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