18-hour dance marathon to benefit Alzheimer’s group – Buffalo News

February 23, 2013 by  
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18-hour dance marathon to benefit Alzheimer's group
Buffalo News
The “Step Up and Dance For Alzheimer's” event will begin at 6 p.m. Friday and run until noon the next day in Sinful Nightclub, 334 Delaware Ave. It is the first-ever dance-themed event to raise money for the local organization, planners with the

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Making memories: Boy gets look at Alzheimer’s initiative he helped fund – Bryan-College Station Eagle

February 23, 2013 by  
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Making memories: Boy gets look at Alzheimer's initiative he helped fund
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Recently, the Alzheimer's initiative granted $40,000 to Ian V.J. Murray, an assistant professor in the department of neuroscience and experimental therapeutics, for his continuing research on Alzheimer's disease, which is the sixth leading cause of

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When it may not be Alzheimer’s disease – WKYC-TV

February 22, 2013 by  
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When it may not be Alzheimer's disease
WKYC-TV
In older people it can come on gradually and with it have symptoms similar to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease or even stroke. It often causes the person to suffer dizziness and imbalance. Their gait becomes a shuffle and they find it difficult to pick

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Lewy body dementia often confused with more common Alzheimer’s disease – Hernando Today

February 21, 2013 by  
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Lewy body dementia often confused with more common Alzheimer's disease
Hernando Today
There are many different types of dementia that need to be addressed. However, 20-30 years ago, doctors hardly wanted to use the word "Alzheimer's" at all when diagnosing. Now they may be throwing it out there a little too quickly. Nearly 80 percent of
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Bangert: Doing the math on a promised Alzheimer’s epidemic – Journal and Courier

February 20, 2013 by  
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Bangert: Doing the math on a promised Alzheimer's epidemic
Journal and Courier
You know that slow parade of studies measuring out the recommended doses of coffee or red meat or jogging or red wine or whatever we're supposed to be consuming or doing to keep our health, our wits and our shape? If you're anything like me, it's just

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Estrogen therapy may fight early Alzheimer’s – San Francisco Chronicle

February 20, 2013 by  
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Estrogen therapy may fight early Alzheimer's
San Francisco Chronicle
Women who carry a gene that puts them at increased risk for developing Alzheimer's disease show signs of early aging at the cellular level long before the first hints of dementia might set in, when they appear otherwise healthy and active, a team of

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Banner Alzheimer’s Institute culls $16.3M for imaging center – Arizona Republic

February 20, 2013 by  
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Banner Alzheimer's Institute culls $16.3M for imaging center
Arizona Republic
The Banner Alzheimer's Institute has pulled together $16.3 million in federal grants and donations to build an imaging center that will be used for treatment and research of the mind-robbing disease and other maladies such as heart disease and cancer.

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Paving the Way for Better Sleep in Alzheimer’s – Science Daily (press release)

February 19, 2013 by  
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Paving the Way for Better Sleep in Alzheimer's
Science Daily (press release)
There are almost half a million people in the UK with Alzheimer's disease and for many of those sleep disorders and disruptive nocturnal behaviour present a significant clinical problem for healthcare workers and are a cause of distress for caregivers.

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LETTER: EPA action can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease – Taunton Daily Gazette

February 19, 2013 by  
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LETTER: EPA action can help prevent Alzheimer's disease
Taunton Daily Gazette
We have reached a time when the American public should become aware of the futility of gene research dedicated to discovering the cause and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Focus on gene research has resulted in disregarding searching for preventive

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High cost of Alzheimer’s often untallied – Dallas Morning News

February 19, 2013 by  
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High cost of Alzheimer's often untallied
Dallas Morning News
“When we hear such staggering statistics that one in eight people over 65 has Alzheimer's, including as many as 340,000 in Texas, we know that our people will be impacted by this illness, and it takes a toll on them physically, financially and

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