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42 min 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

4 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

Neatorama

Retro Market Street at a Home for Alzheimer's Patients

Grove Care is a home for the elderly in Winterbourne, Bristol, UK. It includes a facility for people with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia.

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

CiteULike

The visinin-like proteins VILIP-1 and VILIP-3 in Alzheimer's disease-old wine in new bottles.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Dundalk Today

Race night raised x18,100 for The Birches Alzheimer's Care Centre

The charity race night in aid of the Birches Alzheimer's Day Care Centre proved a huge success and raised a magnificent 18,100.

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Related Topix: Health, iPhone

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Northwestern University

New Coping Strategy For The Memory Impaired And Their Caregivers

Mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life, reports new Northwestern Medicinea study.

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Related Topix: Health, Northwestern University

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Alzheimer's not always recognizable

During an interview with A-J Media, Becky smiled as she recalled memories of her late husband in the early years of her marriage.

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Related Topix: Health

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