Sting of Alzheimer’s failures offset by upcoming prevention trials – Nature.com

August 31, 2012 by  
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Nature.com
Sting of Alzheimer's failures offset by upcoming prevention trials
Nature.com
The first trial to launch could be run by the Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative (API), who are going to study the effects of Genentech's Aβ-specific mAb crenezumab in asymptomatic patients with a presenilin1 (PSEN1) E280A mutation that predisposes

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Health Beat: Boot drive for Alzheimer’s tomorrow – The Daily News of Newburyport

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Health Beat: Boot drive for Alzheimer's tomorrow
The Daily News of Newburyport
The Alzheimer's Association supports those living with Alzheimer's disease and provides a 24-hour-a-day, seven-days-a-week Helpline for caregivers seeking support or answers at 1-800-272-3900. Foundation accepting inquiries for grant cycle. The Peter

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Boomers: Strategy is key in the fight against Alzheimer’s – Las Cruces Sun-News

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Boomers: Strategy is key in the fight against Alzheimer's
Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES — My vice president of business development and I recently attended a public input session for the National Alzheimer's Project Act. This act was passed unanimously by both houses of Congress and signed into law by President Obama on

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Alzheimer’s drug fails study but flashes potential – Foster’s Daily Democrat

August 30, 2012 by  
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French Tribune
Alzheimer's drug fails study but flashes potential
Foster’s Daily Democrat
INDIANAPOLIS — An Alzheimer's treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help in mild cases of the mind-robbing condition that is notoriously difficult to treat.
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Friends, colleagues of senator with Alzheimer’s rally around Joyce Fairbairn – TheTyee.ca

August 29, 2012 by  
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CBC.ca
Friends, colleagues of senator with Alzheimer's rally around Joyce Fairbairn
TheTyee.ca
OTTAWA – Friends and colleagues of a Liberal senator diagnosed with Alzheimer's are calling on critics to treat her with dignity as she goes on sick leave — and defending her decision to stay on as long as she did in the Upper Chamber. Joyce Fairbairn
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Privacy urged around senator's health issuesCBC.ca
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Cardboard boat race benefits Alzheimer’s Association – Peoria Journal Star

August 29, 2012 by  
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Cardboard boat race benefits Alzheimer's Association
Peoria Journal Star
The Illinois Valley Yacht and Canoe Club plans to test the flotation possibilities of cardboard. The IVY Club is hosting the Invitational Cardboard Boat Race at noon Monday at 5102 N. Galena Road. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association

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Dr. Murray Feingold: ‘SuperAgers’ may have key to Alzheimer’s – PennLive.com

August 29, 2012 by  
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Dr. Murray Feingold: 'SuperAgers' may have key to Alzheimer's
PennLive.com
Researchers thought, to better understand what happens in the brains of individuals with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it would be helpful if they knew more about the brains of older people who did not lose their memory ability. They tested the

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Walk supports Alzheimer’s, caregiver programs – Auburn Citizen

August 28, 2012 by  
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Irish Times
Walk supports Alzheimer's, caregiver programs
Auburn Citizen
You have been busy caring for your loved one with Alzheimer's disease. Caring for a person with this disease takes a lot of time and effort. Your job as caregiver can become even harder when the person gets angry with you, hurts your feelings, or
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Alzheimer’s treatment fails study, but still shows some promise – WJLA

August 27, 2012 by  
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French Tribune
Alzheimer's treatment fails study, but still shows some promise
WJLA
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Alzheimer's treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help in mild cases of the mind-robbing condition that is notoriously difficult
Alzheimer's drug has positive sideTampabay.com
Lilly's experimental Alzheimer's drug, solanezumab, may win FDA approvalFrench Tribune

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Mediterranean diet and healthy exercise might delay Alzheimer’s disease – Lexington Herald Leader

August 26, 2012 by  
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Mediterranean diet and healthy exercise might delay Alzheimer's disease
Lexington Herald Leader
Recent research suggests that a combination of physical activity and the "Mediterranean diet" might delay the onset of Alzheimer's by as much as seven years, while also providing other health benefits. The benefit of physical activity in maintaining

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