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News on Alzheimer's continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Denver Post

Advances in medicine, support offer hope for Alzheimer's patients

Lislott Jacobson, center, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2010. There are exciting developments on the horizon in the area of medicines to potentially treat or even cure Alzheimer's, writes Deb Wells.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Opinion

2 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Alzheimera s Association hosts 'Know the 10 Signs' sessions

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter will be hosting two sessions of "Know the 10 Signs."

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Related Topix: Health, Fort Wayne, IN, Kendallville, IN

6 hrs ago | Switched

Low Doses Of Marijuana Compound Could Slow Or Stop Progression Of Alzheimer's

Marijuana is touted for its medical uses , lessening pain, nausea, and other uncomfortable side effects of conditions like glaucoma, nerve pain, and cancer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health, Marijuana, Wedding

8 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Local poet gives rare glimpse into Alzheimer's

Many of us know someone affected by Alzheimers. It's a cruel disease that makes no sense.

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Related Topix: Health

10 hrs ago | Bridportnews.co.uk

Jessica Ives and Sarah Pitcher are fundraising for the Alzheimers Society

BRIDPORT: Two friends are taking on a 26-mile challenge to raise funds for a cause close to their heart.

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Related Topix: Health, Dorset County, England,

14 hrs ago | Easy Reader News

Palos Verdes Art Center 5K to raise funds for center and Alzheimer's

The PVAC Runners are training for the PVAC 5K for Alzheimer's Run on Saturday, September 6. The group trains Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the art center.

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Related Topix: Health, August, CA

19 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Ybrain Raises $3.5M To Fund Trials Of Its Wearable For Alzheimer's Patients

Ybrain , a Korean startup that makes wearables for Alzheimer's patients, announced today that it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Stonebridge Capital, bringing its total raised so far to $4.2 million.

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Related Topix: Health, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Door Reminder

Learn about warning signs of Alzheimer's, dementia

Learn about warning signs of Alzheimer's, dementia Program to be held Sept. 9 and Sept.

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Related Topix: Dementia, Medicine, Health, Brown County, WI

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dear Abby: Wife unwilling to shoulder burden of mother-in-law's care

Dear Abby : My mother-in-law is 80 and in the early stages of Alzheimer's. She lives alone an hour and a half from us.

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Related Topix: Health, Opinion

NJ.com

Hoboken Fire Dept. and Mayor Zimmer to launch month-long Alzheimer's disease awareness project

Mayor Dawn Zimmer will partner with officials from the Hoboken Fire Department and the Alzheimer's Association to mark the start of a month long initiative to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease tomorrow, officials announced.

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Related Topix: Health, Hoboken, NJ

Cambridge Evening News

Cambridge woman gears up for 969-mile charity bike ride

Carol Boston, pictured second left on the front row, is set to cycle 969 miles from Land's End to John O'Groats for charity A Cambridge woman is gearing up to complete an epic 969-mile cycling fundraiser which will travel from Land's End to John O'Groats in the space of just nine days this coming September.

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Related Topix: Health

WebWire

Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer's disease, USF preclinical study finds

USF Health neuroscientist Chuanhai Cao, PhD, was the lead author of a study testing the effects of the marijuana compound THC on an Alzheimer's disease cell model.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health, Marijuana, University of South Florida

Science Daily

Brain benefits from weight loss following bariatric surgery

Weight loss surgery can curb alterations in brain activity associated with obesity and improve cognitive function involved in planning, strategizing and organizing, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Research underway to create pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

The onset of Alzheimer's disease can be slowed and some of its symptoms curbed by a natural compound that is found in pomegranate.

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Dementia

SFGate

Marketing Maven to Participate In Walk to End Alzheimer's in Support of Alzheimer's Care and Research

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Health, Marketing, Los Angeles, CA, Public Relations, Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, CA)

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CiteULike

The Patterns of Inheritance in Early-Onset Dementia: Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia.

To investigate the patterns of inheritance and gene mutation status in early-onset dementia .

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Related Topix: Health

Patch.com

Editor of 'Chicken Soul for the Soul' Talks Alzheimer's at Ridgefield Library

Are you caring for a loved one with memory loss or Alzheimer's disease? Come listen to the inspiring and encouraging words from Amy Newmark, publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, at the Ridgefield Library on Sept.

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Related Topix: Health, Dementia, Medicine, Connecticut

WOODTV.com

Help in the fight against Alzheimer's disease

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. More adults are finding themselves part of the "sandwich generation," raising their children while also caring for aging parents or grandparents.

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Related Topix: Health, Grand Rapids, MI

Examiner.com

The Alfred Hospital to conduct Phase 2a trial for new Alzheimer's drug

The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia has been selected by Anavex Life Sciences Corp, as the lead site for its upcoming Phase 2a trial for ANAVEX 2-73, which is being developed as a potential disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News, Medicine, Psychiatry

WGBH

Facing Alzheimer's Disease

Journalist Greg O'Brien discusses his memoir On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's .

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Related Topix: Health

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