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4 hrs ago | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

Culture clash at Eastwood charity show

Shimmy down to Eastwood Park Theatre next month for a multicultural dance night - all in aid of a good cause.

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8 hrs ago | WCAV

Munching for Memory Raises Awareness for Alzheimer's Research

Hot dogs were inhaled left and right at UVa's Amphitheater on Saturday afternoon.

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9 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

People affected by dementia get online help

Alberta's Progressive Conservative caucus says it will finally scrap parts of the provincial Marriage Act that define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, to get in line with federal legislation and public sentiment that wants the rights of gays, lesbian and bisexual Albertans recognized.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Alberta, MN, Canada, Transgender

13 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Now is the time to research Alzheimer's

The team leader at the Laboratory for Proteolytic Neuroscience at Riken's Brain Science Institute is not a man usually given to making apocalyptic statements.

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Related Topix: Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine

18 hrs ago | CiteULike

AlzPlatform: An Alzheimer's Disease Domain-Specific Chemogenomics...

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most complicated progressive neurodegeneration diseases that involve many genes, proteins, and their complex interactions.

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Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

Yesterday | Eastern Daily Press

Staff from North Walsham Waitrose store taking part in charity skydive

North Walsham Waitrose staff members who will be doing a charity skydive. Left to right, Jackie Boxall, Georgie Harrod, Hannah MacDonald, Georgie Lee, Amy Nicholls, Matt Johnson, Hazel Gale, Lois Cole, Hannah Myers, James Boxall.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Glen Campbell moved to Alzheimer's care facility, report says

Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer's disease care facility, a friend of his family has told People magazine.

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Silver City Sun-News

Boomers: Good nutrition impacts Alzheimer's Disease

More than 5 million Americans today live with some form of dementia, and caring for those afflicted creates significant stress on family caregivers.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Monterey County Herald

Alzheimer's Association to hold discussion on age related memory

CARMEL >> The Alzheimer's Association will hold a discussion on age related memory and natural changes happening in the brain while growing older.

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Related Topix: Health, Monterey County, CA

News Max

Glen Campbell, Country Music Legend, Moved to Alzheimer's Care Facility

Glen Campbell, the 77-year-old Grammy Award-winning singer best known for the hit "Rhinestone Cowboy," was moved to an Alzheimer's care facility last week, according to a family friend.

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Related Topix: Country, Health, Glen Campbell

Sunderland Echo

Life in the old dog yet: Deaf and suffering from Alzheimer's...

Tarn the Jack Russell terrier is still going strong at the ripe old age of 21 - despite being deaf and suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

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MLive.com

Miles for Memory 5K run/walk in Buena Vista to benefit Alzheimer's Association

Eleven years is how long Greg Carter's father suffered from Alzheimer's disease before he died three years ago.

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Related Topix: Health, Buena Vista, MI

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WKOW-TV

New Alzheimer's research at UW Madison

Research at UW-Madison is showing that the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease might be as much about lifestyle as aging.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, Health, Dane County, WI

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Styslinger joins ARK as NOAH Coordinator

Micky Styslinger of Summerville has joined The ARK, Alzheimer's Family Support Services as its Neighborhood Outreach Alzheimer's Help Project Coordinator.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC, Health, Orangeburg, SC

USA Today

Photographing Alzheimer's patients aids woman with loss

Photographer Diane Beals gathered the courage to get back behind the lens documenting Alzheimer's patients after she lost her father to the disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Salem, OR, Suicide

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

The Arbors of Bedford welcomes Amherst resident Lori S. Dodge as new executive director

The Arbors of Bedford, southern New Hampshire's only assisted living community specializing in all phases of memory care, welcomed Amherst resident Lori Dodge as its new executive director, effective March 17. Dodge has experience working with seniors suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other memory issues, along with helping their families to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bedford, NH, Amherst, NH, Health

Billboard

Glen Campbell Moved Into A Care Facility

Glen Campbell has been moved into a care facility three years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, People.com reports .

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Related Topix: Country, Glen Campbell, Health

News 4 Jax

Apathy may be a sign of dementia

"This may be an early symptom for damage to the brain due to either diseases like Alzheimer's disease, or stroke, or perhaps both," said Cleveland Clinic Dementia expert Dr. James Leverenz.

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Related Topix: Health, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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

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

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