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19 min ago | CBS Local
The announcement that Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is suffering from Alzheimer's pushed the disease into the spotlight Wednesday, but for many families, battling it is a quiet and private journey.
4 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News
Commonwealth Games medal hopeful and javelin legend Goldie Sayers is to draw the annual Alzheimers UK raffle next month in host city Glasgow.
8 hrs ago | PsychCentral
A new study suggests a new set of compounds initially developed for cancer treatments, show potential as a pharmacological treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
Marty Boogaart, from left, Patricia Dehaeck, Lori Auld, Charlene Wing and Mark Johnson outside the Alberta legislature on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Every 70 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer's disease. There is no cure, but there is new hope.
With Broncos owner Pat Bowlen relinquishing control of the team to battle Alzheimer's disease, here's a look at what you need to know about the disease, a progressive brain disorder that damages and destroys brain cells, leading to loss of memory and other intellectual abilities.
As a palliative care nurse, Deidra Atwood has spent a majority of her life and career helping people as they have endured many different disease processes.
A NEW STUDY has delivered compelling evidence that diet, exercise and other prescription-free interventions are the best way to ward off Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's is a progressive neurological condition. It is the most common form of dementia, leading to memory loss, difficulty making decisions and performing daily activities.
Pat Bowlen, whose three decades of ownership of the Broncos has included six Super Bowl appearances, two championships and more than 300 victories, has given up control of the team so he can battle Alzheimer's disease, the team announced Tuesday morning.
Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Derek Freese Documentary Fund and the Alzheimer's Association hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary Alive Inside at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts last Tuesday night.
A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis, can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, according to research.
Decision Resources Group, a health care research firm located in Burlington, Mass., finds that the market for Alzheimer's disease therapies will more than triple, reaching nearly $12 billion, by 2023, largely because of the expected launch of the first disease-modifying therapies - a landmark event in AD treatment.
"I watched my husband experience a decline in cognition followed by a period of what seemed like improved function only to plunge again into confusion with more frequent hallucinations," says one caregiver newly acquainted with Lewy body dementia .
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.
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.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:29 pm
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