A man loses his wife, father and mother: ‘Alzheimer’s is 100 percent fatal’ – NBCNews.com

August 31, 2013 by  
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A man loses his wife, father and mother: 'Alzheimer's is 100 percent fatal'
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NBC News collected stories of people affected by Alzheimer's disease. Jim Crabtree's wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at the age of 57. Earlier this year, in what Jim has described as “mercy killings,” his father — who also suffered from dementia
Alzheimer's runs in his familySTLtoday.com

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Join the conversation: How has Alzheimer’s touched your life? – NBCNews.com

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Join the conversation: How has Alzheimer's touched your life?
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More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease and that number is expected to jump to 13 million in next 35 years. Nearly every one of us has been touched by this disease in some way. All week we'll be asking you to get in touch with us.

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Woman’s treatable condition misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s – WFSB

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Woman's treatable condition misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's
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Seventy-one-year-old Fran Rutledge thought she faced a destiny of death by Alzheimer's. "My kids were visiting nursing homes to see where they were going to put me," Rutledge said. Unsteady on her feet, Rutledge fell and fractured two vertebrae. Now

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Know Alzheimer’s 8 – KFMB News 8

August 30, 2013 by  
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Know Alzheimer's 8
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Although there is currently no treatment or cure, empowering yourself with knowledge about getting an Alzheimer's diagnosis and the care and resources that are available, will give you the support and tools you need to navigate the devastating impact 
The Alzheimer's Tsunami Is Coming: Do You Have a Boat?Noozhawk
Home Instead Senior Care offers support in honor of World Alzheimer's MonthEverythingLubbock.com

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Toward an early diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease – Medical Xpress

August 30, 2013 by  
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Toward an early diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease
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Despite all the research done on Alzheimer's, there is still no early diagnostic tool for the disease. By looking at the brain wave components of individuals with the disease, Professor Tiago H. Falk of INRS's Centre Énergie Matériaux

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Michael Caine Slams Sean Connery Alzheimer’s Quotes as "Completely … – Us Magazine

August 29, 2013 by  
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Michael Caine Slams Sean Connery Alzheimer's Quotes as "Completely
Us Magazine
Maybe something just got lost in translation? After German newspaper Bild quoted Michael Caine as saying that his longtime friend Sean Connery had lost his senses and was suffering from memory problems, Caine stepped forward to set the story straight.
Michael Caine denies "bulls**t" Sean Connery Alzheimer's reportsDigital Spy

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Max Wallack studying to find cure for Alzheimer’s to honor his Great Grams – ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

August 28, 2013 by  
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Max Wallack studying to find cure for Alzheimer's to honor his Great Grams
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When Max Wallack was 6, his great-grandmother Gertrude Finkelstein — Great Grams as he called her — was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. His parents were open with him, explaining in easy-to-understand terms that the illness would have a

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Bergenfield man with Alzheimer’s found after four days recovering at … – NorthJersey.com

August 28, 2013 by  
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Bergenfield man with Alzheimer's found after four days recovering at
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BERGENFIELD – The borough man who was found Sunday after being missing for four days was recovering at Hackensack University Medical Center on Tuesday, where he was being treated for injuries he sustained during his absence, dehydration and 

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Studies Show Copper is Somehow Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease – WDTV

August 27, 2013 by  
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Studies Show Copper is Somehow Linked to Alzheimer's Disease
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Alzheimer's is a disease causing extreme memory loss that has been puzzling doctors for years. No one really knows what exactly causes it, but they do know you have a higher chance of getting it if it runs in your family. Apparently recent studies show
Copper, Alzheimer's Link: Trace Amounts Found in Water Could Damage Brain Christian Post
Copper and Alzheimer's: New study links copper exposure to Alzheimer's diseaseExaminer.com
New evidence on link between copper, Alzheimer's disease is questionedThe Japan Times
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Author, fans join Alzheimer’s fight – Boston Herald

August 26, 2013 by  
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Author, fans join Alzheimer's fight
Boston Herald
Alzheimer's may rob people of their memories, but “Rizzoli & Isles” author Tess Gerritsen is making sure victims of the disease leave an indelible mark. Earlier this summer, the best-selling crime writer raffled off the chance for fans to name

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