Grinding it out against Alzheimer’s – The Province

September 30, 2012 by  
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Grinding it out against Alzheimer's
The Province
The local climb is set up to mimic the distance of the epic mountain climb that 80-something Vancouver mountaineers Martin and Esther Kafer are attempting on Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania on Sunday as members of this year's Ascent for Alzheimer's team.

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The other Alzheimer’s tragedy – InvestmentNews

September 30, 2012 by  
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The other Alzheimer's tragedy
InvestmentNews
She quit her job, modified their home to make it safe and cut back on expenses, including groceries and gasoline. Ms. Lord did what was necessary to ensure that they had enough money to meet his needs before the long-term-care coverage for which he was

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Alzheimer’s Breaks Brain Networks’ Coordination – Patch.com

September 30, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's Breaks Brain Networks' Coordination
Patch.com
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have taken one of the first detailed looks into how Alzheimer's disease disrupts coordination among several of the brain's networks. The results, reported in The Journal of

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Giving birth to sons can alter your mind – Merced Sun-Star

September 29, 2012 by  
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Giving birth to sons can alter your mind
Merced Sun-Star
Although the biological impact of this foreign DNA is unclear, the study also found that women with more male DNA in their brains were less likely to have suffered from Alzheimer's disease, hinting that the male DNA could help protect the mothers from
Son's DNA in mom's brain may lower fears of developing Alzheimer'sExaminer.com
Many female brains contain male DNAFox News
Alzheimer's may be caused by anti-cancer defenceTelegraph.co.uk
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Walk to End Alzheimer’s this weekend – Wicked Local

September 29, 2012 by  
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Walk to End Alzheimer's this weekend
Wicked Local
“The walk is growing every year and we believe this year will continue the trend,” said James Wessler, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter. “Local volunteers step up and work hard to make it a powerful
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Alzheimer’s: Is It Diabetes of the Brain? – AARP News (blog)

September 28, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's: Is It Diabetes of the Brain?
AARP News (blog)
The theory is that the factors in our diet and the environment that's causing the Type 2 diabetes epidemic is also playing a role in the increasing rate of Alzheimer's — resulting in a third form of diabetes, Type 3 brain diabetes. It's an intriguing
Alzheimer's disease = type 3 diabetes? MaybeFayetteville Observer (blog)
Is Alzheimer's Type 3 Diabetes?A Sweet Life (blog)

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Exercise helps reduce Alzheimer’s symptoms – Times of India

September 27, 2012 by  
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Exercise helps reduce Alzheimer's symptoms
Times of India
For the study, the experts analysed the combined effect of sport and melatonin in 3xTg-AD mice which were experiencing an initial phase of Alzheimer's and presented learning difficulties and changes in behaviour such as anxiety and apathy. The mice
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Former Vallejo poltical candidate gives hope, advocates for those with Alzheimer’s – Vallejo Times-Herald

September 27, 2012 by  
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Former Vallejo poltical candidate gives hope, advocates for those with Alzheimer's
Vallejo Times-Herald
Most associate Alzheimer's with aging, but younger-onset affects people mostly in their 40s and 50s. Up to 5 percent have younger-onset, or about 200,000 Americans, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Alzheimer's is associated with dementia,

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Walking Away Alzheimer’s – Midweekkauai

September 26, 2012 by  
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Walking Away Alzheimer's
Midweekkauai
The Oct. 6 Walk to End Alzheimer's will help families of the 1,600 Garden Islanders who suffer from the debilitating disease. Alzheimer's is a disease that's easy to ignore — until you can't. “It hits you like a freight train. You don't know how to

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Hanson woman cares for her mother as Alzheimer’s takes it toll – Wicked Local

September 26, 2012 by  
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Hanson woman cares for her mother as Alzheimer's takes it toll
Wicked Local
Liz Doherty says caring for her mother, who has Alzheimer's disease, is the hardest thing she's had to do, but she's glad her family has found a way to make it work at their Hanson home. "It's like living with a ghost,” Doherty says. The experience of
Daughter keeps her promise and cares for her mother at homeEnterprise News

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