A second amyloid may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease, UC Davis researchers … – EurekAlert (press release)

June 27, 2013 by  
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A second amyloid may play a role in Alzheimer's disease, UC Davis researchers
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A protein secreted with insulin travels through the bloodstream and accumulates in the brains of individuals with type 2 diabetes and dementia, in the same manner as the amyloid beta Αβ plaques that are associated with Alzheimer's disease, a study by 
Report examines goals for Alzheimer's careTriValley Central
Walk to End Alzheimer'sCommunity Impact Newspaper
New Alzheimer's Association Report Reveals 1 in 3 Seniors Dies With African Business Review (press release)
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New Alzheimer’s research suggests possible cause: the interaction of proteins … – HealthCanal.com

June 26, 2013 by  
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New Alzheimer's research suggests possible cause: the interaction of proteins
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For years, Alzheimer's researchers have focused on two proteins that accumulate in the brains of people with Alzheimer's and may contribute to the disease: plaques made up of the protein amyloid-beta, and tangles of another protein, called tau. But for
Bursts of Gentle Electricity May Slow Down Alzheimer'sThe Jewish Voice
Receptor helps clear amyloid plaques in Alzheimer's disease (Video)Examiner.com
POTENTIAL ALZHEIMER'S DRUG REPAIRS SYNAPSESU-T San Diego
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Healthwatch: Alzheimer’s Disease – WBBJ-TV

June 26, 2013 by  
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Healthwatch: Alzheimer's Disease
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That began our journey as a family of caring for him and especially my mother who was his primary care giver while he had Alzheimer's." Boud says the disease changed how her father acted. He became very quiet and his entire demeanor changed. Because 

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Study identifies protein that contributes to cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s – EurekAlert (press release)

June 25, 2013 by  
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Study identifies protein that contributes to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
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NEW YORK, NY (June 25, 2013) — Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have demonstrated that a protein called caspase-2 is a key regulator of a signaling pathway that leads to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease. The findings 
Complicated Cell Process May Be Cause of Damage Leading to AlzheimerseMaxHealth

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Couple inspire study of coconut oil, Alzheimer’s disease – Chicago Daily Herald

June 24, 2013 by  
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Couple inspire study of coconut oil, Alzheimer's disease
Chicago Daily Herald
Taking coconut oil is a scientifically untested and unproven treatment for Alzheimer's, dismissed by much of the scientific community. But Dr. Newport's collection of positive anecdotes about nearly 275 patients who used coconut oil intrigued
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Nye hosting Alzheimer’s support group – Fremont Tribune

June 24, 2013 by  
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Nye hosting Alzheimer's support group
Fremont Tribune
Nye Senior Services will facilitate an Alzheimer's support group from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday in the Nye Wellness Center at Nye Square, 655 W. 23rd St., in Fremont. The meeting is very informal and all are welcome to attend. The support group is held the

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NHC activities honor Alzheimer’s caregivers – The Daily News Journal

June 24, 2013 by  
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NHC activities honor Alzheimer's caregivers
The Daily News Journal
“It's often said that Alzheimer's caregivers are giving care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For them, every day is a very long day — especially in certain stages of the disease,” Melinda Vance, NHC's liaison to the national Alzheimer's Association

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ALZHEIMER’S JOURNEY: Coping techniques for caregivers – Hingham Journal

June 23, 2013 by  
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ALZHEIMER'S JOURNEY: Coping techniques for caregivers
Hingham Journal
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia is never easy. Caregivers face difficult challenges as they try to provide care and understand the behavior changes of their loved one. If you are a caregiver, there are a number of strategies that
Alzheimer Caregivers Invited to Summer Support GroupsOswego Daily News
A man's touch: More men are taking on caregiving roleArizona Republic

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Bruce and Trish Williams living with early onset Alzheimer’s – KSDK

June 22, 2013 by  
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Bruce and Trish Williams living with early onset Alzheimer's
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But things changed when Bruce received the diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's when he was just 62-years-old. They ride their tandem bicycle daily. Travel remains a big part of Bruce and Trish Williams' lives. They've even ridden throughout Europe and 

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Brain’s Reaction to Concussion Similar to Early Alzheimer’s – PsychCentral.com (blog)

June 22, 2013 by  
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Brain's Reaction to Concussion Similar to Early Alzheimer's
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Brain's Reaction to Concussion Similar to Early Alzheimer's For some patients with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), or concussion, the abnormal distribution of white brain matter closely resembles the early stages of Alzheimer's, according to a new

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