Caregivers: Medicare Settlement Helps Those With Chronic Conditions – AARP News (blog)

October 25, 2012 by  
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Caregivers: Medicare Settlement Helps Those With Chronic Conditions
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Those with chronic conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, brain injury, and those who care for them scored a major victory yesterday. A proposed settlement to a nationwide class-action suit that challenged the Medicare Improvement
Disabled patients to benefit from Medicare changeThe Seattle Times
A major change is coming to MedicareMSN Money
Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2012U.S. News & World Report
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Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2012 – U.S. News & World Report

October 24, 2012 by  
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Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2012
U.S. News & World Report
A proposed Medicare change will enable thousands of patients with disabilities or severe chronic illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease to keep getting rehabilitation and other services. The change agreed to by the Obama administration in a national
Disabled patients to benefit from Medicare changeThe Seattle Times
Disabled patients could benefit from proposed Medicare changeWZZM
HHS Agrees to End Practice of Denying Medicare Coverage for Skilled Care HelpingYouCare®
Hartford Courant
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Drugmaker Elan reports 3Q loss on hefty charges – Businessweek

October 24, 2012 by  
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Drugmaker Elan reports 3Q loss on hefty charges
Businessweek
PLC reported a third-quarter loss Wednesday, as heavy charges tied to a business spinoff and the discontinuation of an Alzheimer's drug study weighed on the Irish drugmaker's performance. The company said in August it plans to spin off a large portion
Elan on track as multiple sclerosis drug sales riseChicago Tribune
Elan Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial ResultsMarketWatch (press release)

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Draper develops ‘brain-on-a-chip’ to study Alzheimer’s – Mass High Tech

October 23, 2012 by  
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Draper develops 'brain-on-a-chip' to study Alzheimer's
Mass High Tech
together with the University of South Florida say the brain-on-a-chip may one day help scientists study neurodegenerative diseases, which are characterized by their insidious onset and chronic progression, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's
Draper Laboratory developing “Brain-on-a-Chip”PR Web (press release)
How 'Brain-on-a-Chip' Could Test DrugsTechNewsDaily

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Disabled patients to benefit from Medicare change – The Seattle Times

October 23, 2012 by  
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Disabled patients to benefit from Medicare change
The Seattle Times
Lawyers for Medicare patients say the Obama administration has agreed to a change that would help people with severe chronic illnesses like Alzheimer's keep receiving rehabilitation services, even if they're not getting better. By RICARDO ALONSO-
Settlement Proposed for Medicare Coverage of Home Health CareCalifornia Healthline

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Posiphen Restores Brain Function, Cognition and Memory in Transgenic … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

October 22, 2012 by  
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Posiphen Restores Brain Function, Cognition and Memory in Transgenic
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QR Pharma, Inc. (QR), a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company committed to developing therapeutics with novel approaches for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD) and other neurodegenerative disorders,
'Vampire' treatment could prevent Alzheimer'sMSN NZ News

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Alzheimer’s prevention focus of experimental drug studies – Newsday

October 21, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's prevention focus of experimental drug studies
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The independent trials will begin in 2013 and run for three to five years, testing as many as five drugs in almost 1,500 volunteers who haven't shown any of Alzheimer's mind-altering symptoms, yet carry a strong genetic risk for the disease or display
Expert on Alzheimer's discusses proper careLaramie Boomerang
Alzheimer's disease creates financial burden for familiesksl.com
'Over one million are suffering from Alzheimer in Pakistan'Business Recorder (blog)
WBUR -Khaleej Times -Sunrise Senior Living Blog (blog)
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Police: Missing man has Alzheimer’s – Chicago Tribune

October 20, 2012 by  
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Police: Missing man has Alzheimer's
Chicago Tribune
An 81-year-old man missing from his North Side home has Alzheimer's disease, police said tonight while asking for the public's help in finding him. Alejandro Caceros was last seen about 1:30 p.m. today at his home on the 4900 block of North Sheridan

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Sun Citians walk toward cure for Alzheimer’s – YourWestValley.com

October 20, 2012 by  
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Sun Citians walk toward cure for Alzheimer's
YourWestValley.com
David and Mary Kennicott will walk as long as they have to until a cure is discovered for Alzheimer's disease. The Sun Citians are participating today in the Walk to End Alzheimer's at Beardsley Recreation Center in Sun City West. The Kennicotts will

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Study will break down Alzheimer’s genetically – Columbus Dispatch

October 19, 2012 by  
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Study will break down Alzheimer's genetically
Columbus Dispatch
BOSTON — Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital will study the genomes of 1,500 Alzheimer's disease patients and their relatives in a project aimed at finding the genetic causes of the disorder. The research, paid for by a $5.4 million grant
Mass General Lands $5.4M for Alzheimer's Family Genomics StudyGenomeWeb
MGH Wins $5.4M Grant Toward Sequencing for Alzheimer's RiskGenetic Engineering News
Harvard, MGH to study genomes of 1500 Alzheimer's patientsBizjournals.com (blog)
Manufacturing.net (blog) -Phys.Org (press release)
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