The Audacity Of Reason: Pfizer And Elan’s Avoidable Alzheimer’s Drug Failure – Forbes

July 27, 2012 by  
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The Audacity Of Reason: Pfizer And Elan's Avoidable Alzheimer's Drug Failure
Forbes
Earlier this week, Pfizer announced the failure of the first Phase III trial of the anti-amyloid antibody bapineuzumab — “bapi” for short — as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Pfizer announced the news unilaterally, without partners Elan and

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Traveling With Alzheimer’s Patients – Sunrise Senior Living Blog (blog)

July 27, 2012 by  
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Traveling With Alzheimer's Patients
Sunrise Senior Living Blog (blog)
For many caregivers with loved ones in need of Alzheimer's care, a vacation with the family member may seem like the last possible option. However, it is possible for some to travel with a loved one who has dementia, according to U.S. News and World

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Alzheimer’s study to test natural treatment – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

July 26, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's study to test natural treatment
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The Roskamp Institute — an under-the-radar but internationally active Sarasota research center specializing in neurological disorders — is seeking about 200 people to test a proposed Alzheimer's treatment using a natural substance in tobacco leaves

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Ann Curtis, 1948 Olympic gold medal swimmer, dies – San Francisco Chronicle

July 26, 2012 by  
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Ann Curtis, 1948 Olympic gold medal swimmer, dies
San Francisco Chronicle
Curtis, who broke numerous world and national swimming records and won three medals at the 1948 Olympic games, has died. She was 86. Curtis died on June 26 at her home in San Rafael, Calif. of complications from Alzheimer's disease. Photo: AP / AP

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Gilead’s Cobicistat as Effective as Ritonavir; Pfizer-J&J Alzheimer’s Drug … – Proactive Investors USA & Canada

July 25, 2012 by  
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Gilead's Cobicistat as Effective as Ritonavir; Pfizer-J&J Alzheimer's Drug
Proactive Investors USA & Canada
Bapineuzumab, designed to target the brain plaques that serve as a hallmark of Alzheimer's, didn't aid cognitive or functional ability in patients who carry a gene, called ApoE4, that makes them more likely to get the disease, Pfizer said yesterday in

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kick-Off Luncheon Is Aug. 1 – The Chattanoogan

July 25, 2012 by  
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Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick-Off Luncheon Is Aug. 1
The Chattanoogan
The Alzheimer's Association has announced the 2012 Chattanooga Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick-Off Luncheon. The event will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at The Car Barn located at 6721 Heritage Business Court. Any individual or

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Booklet for Walk To End Alzheimer’s available at local businesses – Galesburg Register-Mail

July 25, 2012 by  
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Booklet for Walk To End Alzheimer's available at local businesses
Galesburg Register-Mail
GALESBURG —. Area residents can pick up a "Walk to End Alzheimer's” booklet, including a registration form, for the upcoming Knox-Warren Walk to End Alzheimer's to be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Hawthorne Centre in Galesburg. The 2012

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Can Alzheimer’s Make People Happier? – Huffington Post (blog)

July 24, 2012 by  
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Can Alzheimer's Make People Happier?
Huffington Post (blog)
I'm writing to tell you about a most unusual person with Alzheimer's. You're going to think I'm crazy. You really are. But to tell you the complete truth, I have say that Ed, my beloved Romanian soul mate, became more and more contented as his

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Alzheimer’s Association Walk to end Alzheimer’s – Quad-Cities Online

July 24, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's Association Walk to end Alzheimer's
Quad-Cities Online
Davenport, IA, July 24 – The Alzheimer's Association is inviting Quad Cities and surrounding area residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's. The Walk will
Walk to End Alzheimer's in Waterford on Sept. 29Norwich Bulletin
Crushers to host Alzheimer's Awareness Night fundraiserWestlake | Bay Village Observer

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Remembering Alzheimer’s – Daily Caller

July 24, 2012 by  
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Remembering Alzheimer's
Daily Caller
It was in fresh, halcyon surroundings that I first became a slave to the bedeviling world of Alzheimer's. Only 15 years old, I was dumbstruck to learn that 20 years of my life might be spent in utter confusion, that I might be cornered into an

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