Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to Host Online Puzzle Competition for Brain … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine

July 31, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's Foundation of America to Host Online Puzzle Competition for Brain
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
It's time to sharpen your “pencils” – and mental skills – because the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is hosting its 2nd annual National Brain Game Challenge, an online game of skill in which contestants will have 24 hours starting September 30

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Rejected Alzheimer’s Drug Shows New Potential in Animal Model – Science Daily (press release)

July 31, 2012 by  
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Rejected Alzheimer's Drug Shows New Potential in Animal Model
Science Daily (press release)
ScienceDaily (July 31, 2012) — An international team of scientists led by researchers at Mount Sinai School Medicine have discovered that a drug that had previously yielded conflicting results in clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease effectively
Recent findings from global Alzheimer's Association meetingMetro.us
Researchers: Medivation's failed Alzheimer's drug deserves another shotUpstart (blog)

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Amyloid Blockage In Alzheimer’s – RedOrbit

July 31, 2012 by  
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Amyloid Blockage In Alzheimer's
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During Alzheimer's disease, 'plaques' of amyloid beta (Ab) and tau protein 'tangles' develop in the brain, leading to the death of brain cells and disruption of chemical signaling between neurons. This leads to loss of memory, mood changes, and
Increased expression of the homologue of Enhancer-of-split 1 protects neurons 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

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RIVERSIDE: Alzheimer’s patient reported missing – Press-Enterprise

July 30, 2012 by  
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RIVERSIDE: Alzheimer's patient reported missing
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Riverside police are looking for an elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease who wandered away from her home Saturday afternoon. Police said Ella Anderson, 78, was last seen at 2 p.m. near her home in the Eastside of Riverside in the 2400 block of
Police Seek Public's Help In Finding Missing WomanPatch.com

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Book Inspired By Spouse With Alzheimer’s – Patch.com

July 29, 2012 by  
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Book Inspired By Spouse With Alzheimer's
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At 62, she turned to poetry as a way to express her feelings about her husband's Alzheimer's, and found it to be an avenue to celebrations of life. “Silently Screaming” is a compilation of poetry and notes that Ms. Howson wrote as she was caring for
SAGE Eldercare in Summit Receives Grant to Support Adult Day ProgramTheAlternativePress.com (press release) (blog)

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Project Lifesaver locates missing Alzheimer’s patients – Morristown Green – NJ.com

July 29, 2012 by  
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Project Lifesaver locates missing Alzheimer's patients
Morristown Green – NJ.com
Project Lifesaver is a program of the Morris County Sheriff's Office that provides timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer's, autism and other related conditions or disorders. The

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NorthBay hosts Alzheimer’s care workshop – TheReporter.com

July 28, 2012 by  
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NorthBay hosts Alzheimer's care workshop
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NorthBay Alzheimer's Services and the Greater Bay Area Alzheimer's Association will present a free workshop titled, "Stress Management Techniques for Caregivers" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the NorthBay Adult Day Center, 1020 Nut Tree Road in
Traveling With Alzheimer's PatientsSunrise Senior Living Blog (blog)

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Alzheimer’s setback makes Elan takeover bait to Biogen – Worcester Telegram

July 28, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's setback makes Elan takeover bait to Biogen
Worcester Telegram
Elan sank 15 percent, the most since 2009, on July 24 after disappointing results for bapineuzumab, an Alzheimer's therapy developed with Pfizer Inc. and Johnson & Johnson. The failure of that drug would leave Elan with a single major product, the
Analysts: Ailing Elan casts buyout bait for Biogen IdecFierceBiotech
Analysts see sale of Elan to Biogen Idec as likelyFiercePharma

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Alzheimer’s Care is Top Long Term Care Cost – JD Supra (press release)

July 28, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's Care is Top Long Term Care Cost
JD Supra (press release)
The American Association for Long-term Care Insurance recently reported that Alzheimer's disease claims make up 25 percent of yearly reimbursement requests. Alzheimer's affects some 5.4 million Americans and one in eight American adults suffers from

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Pittsburgh Senior Care Agency Praises National Alzheimer’s Plan – WebWire (press release)

July 27, 2012 by  
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Pittsburgh Senior Care Agency Praises National Alzheimer's Plan
WebWire (press release)
Pittsburgh Senior Care praised the National Alzheimer's Plan in an interview this week, but also indicated that the public may not be aware of the Obama administration program that seeks to aggressively combat Alzheimer's disease over the next few years.
Free Alzheimer's training availableScarborough Leader

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