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2 hrs ago | Medical News

New discovery links two important hypotheses in Alzheimer's disease research

In Alzheimer's disease, accumulation of amyloid plaque in the brain is believed to play an important role in many characteristic disease symptoms, including memory loss and other mental state changes.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Germany, Medicine

3 hrs ago | KurzweilAI.net

Noninvasive retinal imaging device detects Alzheimer's 20 years in advance

Retina test for future Alzheimer's disease , showing plaques. Upper left: normal retina.Upper right: mild AD.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KETV-TV

Interview with filmmaker Erich Hover and actor Brett Cullen

David Earl chats with Erich Hover and Brett Cullen about their film project which aims to shine a light on the effect Alzheimer's has on families ALZHEIMERS IS A DISEASE THAT AFFECTS MILLIONS OF AMERICANS.

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Related Topix: Brett Cullen, Health, Omaha, NE

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Are Head Injuries Connected to Alzheimer's Disease?

Lynchburg, VA- A history of brain injury may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's Disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Liberty University

WTVF Nashville

Could Down Syndrome Be The Key To Alzheimer's?

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's. More than 400,000 of them also have Down syndrome.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), UC San Diego, Medicine, Neurology, Genetics, Dementia

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Play about Alzheimer's seeks to make us more aware, aid research

What: Forget Me Not, a play by Garrett Davis, will be performed in Lexington to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Lexington, KY, Theater, Arts, University of Kentucky, African-American

KETV-TV

Local filmmaker looking to raise awareness for Alzheimer's

A local filmmaker is raising money for a film project that shines a light on the effect Alzheimer's has on families OMAHA COULD BE HOME - TO aANOTHER FEATURE FILM THIS FALL.

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Medical Daily

New Drugs For Alzheimer's Disease May Focus On Enzyme That Clogs Cellular Garbage System

A new study suggests unclogging the body's protein disposal system could help patients with Alzheimer's improve their memory.

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Gizmag

Newly identified genetic variants could delay Alzheimer's onset by four years

Researchers have discovered specific genetic variants that could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by almost four years Over the past few years scientists and researchers have made some inroads in the fight against Alzheimer's disease , but as yet no definitive cure has been found.

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Medical News Today

Neuronal edema in Alzheimer's disease rats reduced by acupuncture and moxibustion

The edema of hippocampal neurons in Alzheimer's disease rats was significantly alleviated after electroacupuncture and moxibustion pretreatment .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

Medical Daily

New Drugs For Alzheimer's Disease May Focus On Enzyme That Clogs Cellular Garbage System

A new study suggests unclogging the body's protein disposal system could help patients with Alzheimer's improve their memory.

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Newswise

Study Links Enzyme to Alzheimer's Disease

Unclogging the body's protein disposal system may improve memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease , according to a study from scientists at Kyungpook National University in Korea published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine .

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Medical News Today

New studies presented at Alzheimer's Association International...

New study data presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 showed that a positive [18F]flutemetamol PET scan for brain amyloid was a highly significant predictor of progression from amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment to probable Alzheimer's disease .[i] A second study further demonstrated the diagnostic value of ... (more)

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Gizmag

Newly identified genetic variants could delay Alzheimer's onset by four years

Researchers have discovered specific genetic variants that could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by almost four years Over the past few years scientists and researchers have made some inroads in the fight against Alzheimer's disease , but as yet no definitive cure has been found.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Gadgets

Medical News Today

Neuronal edema in Alzheimer's disease rats reduced by acupuncture and moxibustion

The edema of hippocampal neurons in Alzheimer's disease rats was significantly alleviated after electroacupuncture and moxibustion pretreatment .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

Sun Jul 20, 2014

El Paso Times

Alzheimer's

"I had no one to tell me how to deal with it," Gaddy said. "I looked for help, but it just wasn't out there.

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Related Topix: Health, West, TX, Entertainment

WTOC-TV Savannah

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Volunteers and Firefighters of the Garden City Fire Department are coming together to raise money for Chief Jimmy Crosby and his wife who is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.

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The Motley Fool

Alzheimer's Needs Cures, Not Pyrrhic Victories

With the clinical trial failure rate for Alzheimer's drugs an astounding 99.6%, major drugmakers have seen one promising Alzheimer's treatment after another fail.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Sangamo Biosciences, Startups

Nerve News

Healthy lifestyle key to fight mental decline

Finnish researchers have suggested that a healthy lifestyle helps in fighting mental decline, with exercise and diet holding significant potential against Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Europe, Finland, World News, Health, Geriatric Medicine, Medicine

Todmorden Today

Todmorden set to be dementia friendly

PC Matt Hamilton, Mayor of Todmorden Coun Gill, Nadine Temp of Morrisons, Sonia Padkowska, Steph Booth, Geoff Shaw and Jenny Topham.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, Health

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