Medicare Panel Says Alzheimer’s Brain Scans May Not Help – Bloomberg

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Medicare Panel Says Alzheimer's Brain Scans May Not Help
Bloomberg
Advanced brain scans to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease may be denied coverage by Medicare after a U.S. advisory panel said it isn't confident the tests will improve the health of people in the program. The panel voted today at a meeting in
Medicare Panel Says Limited Evidence for Alzheimer's Screen With Lilly DrugFox Business
Should brain imaging for Alzheimer's be covered by insurance?The Courier-Journal
Medicare Panel Pans Alzheimer's TestMedPage Today
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Suit dismissed over attack by Alzheimer’s patient – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

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Suit dismissed over attack by Alzheimer's patient
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Now a divided state appeals court has used the same reasoning to dismiss a suit by an in-home caregiver who was hired to look after an elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease and was stabbed with a knife that the woman tried to grab from her.

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Sisters create Memorable Pets to help people with Alzheimer’s, dementia – Los Angeles Daily News

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Sisters create Memorable Pets to help people with Alzheimer's, dementia
Los Angeles Daily News
People with Alzheimer's or age-related dementia are often forced to part ways with their pets. At least that was the case for Betty Dickson and her calico cat, Caldonia. But her two daughters, Bettina Dickson Rusher and Frances Dickson, quickly came up

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Scary video: Driver with Alzheimer’s barrels wrong way down State Route16 – Q13 FOX

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Scary video: Driver with Alzheimer's barrels wrong way down State Route16
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GIG HARBOR — A man with Alzheimer's got behind the wheel of a car and started driving down the wrong way on State Route 16 near Gig Harbor. Police officers eventually stopped him. It happened on New Year's Day, but the amazing dash cam of the

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Wrong-way driver with Alzheimer’s travels to Kitsap County line from Tacoma … – Bellingham Herald

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Wrong-way driver with Alzheimer's travels to Kitsap County line from Tacoma
Bellingham Herald
At 80, he had Alzheimer's disease and had been drinking that day. At 6-foot-4 and 214 pounds, he was too much for his wife of 54 years to restrain. Plus, she had just returned from the hospital that morning, and was asleep at their home in Gig Harbor

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Learn About Alzheimer’s Disease at Silver Maples Beginning Feb. 6 – Patch.com

January 28, 2013 by  
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Learn About Alzheimer's Disease at Silver Maples Beginning Feb. 6
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To help both professionals and family caregivers better understand the late stages of Alzheimer's disease, Arbor Hospice, The Alzheimer's Association, and Silver Maples Retirement Community will offer free informational meetings open to the public.

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El Paso scientist develops promising Alzheimer’s drug – El Paso Inc.

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El Paso scientist develops promising Alzheimer's drug
El Paso Inc.
Dr. Donald Moss holds a vial of his treatment for Alzheimer's disease, Methanesulfonyl Fluoride, also known as MSF – or as he likes to refer to the drug, “Moss' Special Formula.” Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2013 6:00 pm | Updated: 12:25 pm, Sun Jan 27,

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Wrong-way driver with Alzheimer’s travels to Kitsap County line from Tacoma on … – TheNewsTribune.com

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Wrong-way driver with Alzheimer's travels to Kitsap County line from Tacoma on
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At 80, he had Alzheimer's disease and had been drinking that day. At 6-foot-4 and 214 pounds, he was too much for his wife of 54 years to restrain. Plus, she had just returned from the hospital that morning, and was asleep at their home in Gig Harbor

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‘Murder’ to benefit Alzheimer’s Outreach Center – The Albany Herald

January 27, 2013 by  
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'Murder' to benefit Alzheimer's Outreach Center
The Albany Herald
“This is a fun show with a twist,” Alzheimer's Outreach Center Administrative Assistant Nancy Goode said of “Murder's in the Heir.” “The audience gets to 'solve' the murder mystery. We take a vote, and the character that gets the most votes is the

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Scaling Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer’s research – Daily Press

January 27, 2013 by  
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Scaling Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer's research
Daily Press
It's that randomness that ties Newport News personal trainer Brian Cole to his friend and client, John Hightower. It's what triggered Cole's decision to tackle the 19,000 feet-plus peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania for a second time. In his first

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