‘Clever” new test gives more clues about Alzheimer’s disease – eMaxHealth

December 31, 2012 by  
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'Clever'' new test gives more clues about Alzheimer's disease
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Scientists know mild cognitive impairment or MCI can interfere with daily functioning. In an effort to discover how even mild cognitive impairment that leads to Alzheimer's disease affects daily living, researchers have developed a 'clever' new test
Early Cognitive Problems Among Those Who Eventually Get Alzheimer'sScienceBlog.com (blog)

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New book shares story of Mother’s Alzheimer’s – Hannibal.net

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New book shares story of Mother's Alzheimer's
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Alzheimer's is a physical disease, not a spiritual disease,” Erakko continued. “We often say it is a dreadful disease, terrifying, unrelenting and sad, these descriptions define the physical expression of the disease. But let's just change the story a

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100-Year-Old Alzheimer’s Patient Found After Wandering From Home – Patch.com

December 30, 2012 by  
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100-Year-Old Alzheimer's Patient Found After Wandering From Home
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A 100-year-old woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease has been found after she wandered away from her Solon home Friday, according to Solon Police. The woman, who is Russian and does not speak English, walked away from a home on Elm Hill Drive

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Top Alzheimer’s Missteps of 2012 – Motley Fool

December 30, 2012 by  
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Top Alzheimer's Missteps of 2012
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Staggeringly few Alzheimer's disease medications survive clinical trials. But with the market expected to triple before 2020, Big Pharma keeps lining up for the pipeline slaughter. This year started with an expected failure from Medivation (NASDAQ

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Missing man with Alzheimer’s found safe in Hermosa Beach – Contra Costa Times

December 30, 2012 by  
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Missing man with Alzheimer's found safe in Hermosa Beach
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LOS ANGELES – A 74-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease who had been reported missing from the Beverlywood area of Los Angeles has been located and is safe, police said today. Manuel Palma, who had last been seen around 9 a.m. Friday riding a

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Alzheimer’s Muddles Memory of How Things Work – LiveScience.com

December 29, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's Muddles Memory of How Things Work
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Which is bigger, a key or an ant? That question might be easy for you to answer quickly, but it could be a little more confusing for a person with Alzheimer's. The most obvious trait of the mind-ruining disease is memory loss, with patients forgetting
Early Cognitive Problems Documented Among Those Who Eventually Get Science Daily (press release)
Tool May Help With Earlier Diagnosis of Alzheimer'sMedscape

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Tool May Help With Earlier Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s – Medscape

December 28, 2012 by  
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Tool May Help With Earlier Diagnosis of Alzheimer's
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A new tool may help identify patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who will progress to Alzheimer's disease earlier than is now possible, paving the way for earlier enrollment in clinical trials of disease-modifying treatments. "The PredictAD
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Personal care services for Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients could be cut in … – My Fox 8

December 28, 2012 by  
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Personal care services for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients could be cut in
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CANDOR, N.C. — The New Year will be bringing its challenges for the Sandy Ridge Memory Care Center in Candor. It's one of many that will lose funding for personal care services for patients that have Dementia or Alzheimer's. Sandy Ridge's Director

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Despite Uneven Results, Alzheimer’s Research Suggests A Path For Treatment – NPR (blog)

December 27, 2012 by  
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Despite Uneven Results, Alzheimer's Research Suggests A Path For Treatment
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It's been a mixed year for Alzheimer's research. Some promising drugs failed to stop or even slow the disease. But researchers also found reasons to think that treatments can work if they just start sooner. Scientists who study Alzheimer's say they

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Studies of Alzheimer’s Caregivers May Overlook Non-Spouses – U.S. News & World Report

December 27, 2012 by  
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Studies of Alzheimer's Caregivers May Overlook Non-Spouses
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Researchers looked at which type of caregiver Alzheimer's patients had in six clinical trials conducted by the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study. The caregivers were categorized as either spouse, adult child or "other," according to the study

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