Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Some Potential: Threat from Gammagard … – RedOrbit

September 25, 2012 by  
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Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Shows Some Potential: Threat from Gammagard
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On August 24th, 2012 BusinessWeek reported that Elli Lilly's experimental new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease delayed the worsening of mental loss, in a sub-analysis of patients in the earliest stage of the disease, while failing to meet

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Local family is face of Alzheimer’s at second annual fundraising walk – West Central Tribune

September 25, 2012 by  
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Local family is face of Alzheimer's at second annual fundraising walk
West Central Tribune
Their father, longtime Willmar physician Donald Mattson, died last year at age 81 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. They're now caring for their sister, Stephanie, 56, who has frontotemporal dementia, a rare form of dementia that strikes most

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Alzheimer’s Walk set for Saturday in Mt…. – The Morning Sun

September 25, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's Walk set for Saturday in Mt….
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Proceeds from the fund raiser will be split between the Alzheimer's Association to be used for research to find a cure, and the COA for providing respite care for families who have relatives diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer's, according to

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Study finds sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer’s – Student Life

September 24, 2012 by  
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Study finds sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer's
Student Life
A new study conducted by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine indicates that sleep problems in youth and young adulthood could be an early indicator of Alzheimer's disease. The study used mice genetically altered to develop
£5.5m fundraising boost for dementia researchCambridge News

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Firstat Nursing Services San Diego Supports World Alzheimer’s Month 2012 … – RedOrbit

September 23, 2012 by  
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Firstat Nursing Services San Diego Supports World Alzheimer's Month 2012
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It is estimated that 5.1 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease. A progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain's nerve cells, Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia, or loss of intellectual function in people 65 or older.

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Is Idaho ready for an Alzheimer’s epidemic? – The Idaho Statesman

September 23, 2012 by  
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Is Idaho ready for an Alzheimer's epidemic?
The Idaho Statesman
Individuals diagnosed with dementia often leave their doctor's office empty-handed — without any information on what to expect or how to prepare, said Troy Rohn, a BSU biology professor and Alzheimer's expert. “There's tons of information out there.
Canadians unprepared to take on caregiver role for loved ones suffering from Sacramento Bee
Caregivers given a day of pamperingTallahassee Democrat (blog)
SYNERGY HomeCare Offers Free Family Caregiver Education during World PR Web (press release)

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Alzheimer’s Association can help families cope, know signs of disease – LaSalle News Tribune

September 23, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's Association can help families cope, know signs of disease
LaSalle News Tribune
27, Illinois Valley Community Hospital, Conference Room A, 925 West St., Peru. Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's is a program for anyone who would like to know more about the disease.

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Volunteer to help Alzheimer’s victim hang on to identity – Amarillo.com

September 22, 2012 by  
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Volunteer to help Alzheimer's victim hang on to identity
Amarillo.com
Before we really understood or even knew how to pronounce Alzheimer's, we thought Grandmother was just being Grandmother, and at times she was quite funny. Like the time they were visiting my parents, and Dad and Granddad were replacing all of the

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Canadians unprepared to take on caregiver role for loved ones suffering from … – Sacramento Bee

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Canadians unprepared to take on caregiver role for loved ones suffering from
Sacramento Bee
21, 2012 — New survey released on World Alzheimer's Day shows majority of Canadians unprepared for caregiving role. TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2012 /CNW/ – Although Canadians are aware that the incidence of Alzheimer's is expected to double in the next 15
Caregivers given a day of pamperingTallahassee Democrat (blog)
SYNERGY HomeCare Offers Free Family Caregiver Education during World PR Web (press release)

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Anavex recognizes Alzheimer’s Action Day – Sacramento Bee

September 22, 2012 by  
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Anavex recognizes Alzheimer's Action Day
Sacramento Bee
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ – Anavex Life Sciences Corp. ("Anavex") (OTCQB: AVXL) today joins the Alzheimer's Association® in recognizing September 21st as Alzheimer's Action Day. September is World Alzheimer's Month. In the United

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