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5 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

APOE, diagnostic accuracy of CSF biomarkers for Alzheimer disease

Bottom Line: Cerebral spinal fluid levels of I2-amyloid 42 are associated with the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and accumulation in the brain independent of apolipoprotein E gene makeup.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

19 hrs ago | Medical News

Cognitive impairment communication: an interview with Marc Wortmann,...

Cognitive impairment is the loss of brain functions like short and long term memory, the ability to plan ahead or conduct more complicated intellectual tasks.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Connecticut

Science Daily

Lack of naturally occuring protein linked to dementia

The first evidence that the lack of a naturally occurring protein is linked to early signs of dementia has been provided by researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BioResearch Online

Scientists Turn To Pomegranate To Develop Dementia Drugs

Scientists from the University of Huddersfield reported that dementia and neuro-inflammation may be curbed by a natural compound found in pomegranate.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Fruits, Food, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's

Thetelegraphand Argus

Dementia study to assist awareness

Three out of four people would want to know if they were in the early stages of a neurological illness.

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Related Topix: Health, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease, Health Insurance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Science Daily

Mindfulness training for memory impaired, 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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alzheimer's, Northwestern University

TheBlaze.com

How People With Down Syndrome Are Helping Scientists in Alzheimer's Research

"By the age of 40, 100 percent of all individuals with Down syndrome have the pathology of Alzheimer's in their brain," Michael Rafii, director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at the University of California, San Diego, told NPR in a recent feature about how people with Down syndrome are helping researchers understand more about the memory disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, UC San Diego, Medicine, US Politics, US News

Prince George Citizen

Dementia conference set for September

The Me in Dementia: Increasing Understanding Along the Dementia Journey is a conference taking place at the Ramada Hotel Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alzheimer's, Genetics

Sun Aug 24, 2014

International Business Times

Pomegranate Compound: New Natural Drug to Aid Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Not just Alzheimer's it is seen to reduce the inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Medicine, World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

Fox Point

Breakthrough Discoveries in Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Laurel Oaks senior community is hosting a free educational seminar entitled, "Breakthrough Discoveries in Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention."

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Glendale, WI

Edible Geography

Proustian Greengrocers

Among the facilities at the Blossom Fields care home near Bristol is "Memory Lane" : a reconstructed 1950s street where residents, many of whom suffer from Alzheimer's or dementia, can mail letters in a George VI Post Box, make calls from a restored phone box, enjoy a pint in the White Horse Inn, or pop into the greengrocers for some shopping.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Environment, Science

The Wichita Eagle

Coping with dementia poses challenge to Ala family

About four years ago - 10 years after her husband, B.J. Lawrence, died - Lawrence started to forget her clothes were dirty.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Supplement, ALA, Alzheimer's, Hartselle, AL, Morgan County, AL

SFGate

Coping with dementia poses challenge to Ala family

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: Medicine, Health, Supplement, ALA, Decatur, AL, Alzheimer's

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Elder Care series continues, discusses Dementia

Care to Continue and Arbor Terrace of Athens will present part three of a community awareness series on elder care titled "Dealing with Dementia" noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Athens First Bank.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

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

Dr. Olumayokun Olajide's research will now look to produce compound derivatives of punicalagin for a drug that would treat neuro-inflammation Dr. Olumayokun Olajide's research will now look to produce compound derivatives of punicalagin for a drug that would treat neuro-inflammation, slowing down the progression of Alzheimer's THE onset of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CiteULike

Mutation in the tau gene in familial multiple system tauopathy with presenile dementia.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , Vol.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Sources of Support

The Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St., opens its nonfood pantry, the Corner Cupboard, at Goodall Hall on the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The pantry will be open next on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Health, York County, ME, Reflexology, Springvale, ME, Circulation

Korea Herald

Social cost of Alzheimer's to reach W43...

South Korea's social cost from patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease will be more than 43 trillion won by 2050, a report said Thursday, urging the state health care agency to include related checkups in health exams for early detection.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

South China Morning Post

Gwen Kao: a guiding light on Alzheimer's

Gwen Kao, the wife of Nobel physics laureate Charles, has spent half her married life caring for family members with Alzheimer's.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Physics, Science

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