Seniors who don’t sleep well have higher levels of an Alzheimer’s biomarker … – Washington Post (blog)

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Seniors who don't sleep well have higher levels of an Alzheimer's biomarker
Washington Post (blog)
Seniors who don't sleep well are more likely to have high levels of beta-amyloid, a biomarker for Alzheimer's, in their brains. Previous studies had linked disturbed sleep to cognitive impairment in older people. The new findings, published in JAMA
Study: A good night's sleep may guard against Alzheimer'sVisalia Times-Delta

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School spotlights Alzheimer’s disease – Dayton Daily News

October 30, 2013 by  
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School spotlights Alzheimer's disease
Dayton Daily News
Marketing students at Fairmont High School's Career Technology Center will host “Memories Matter” Week Monday through Friday, Nov. 4-9, to promote awareness of Alzheimer's disease. Activities will include a video produced by marketing and interactive 

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Searching Drug Alzheimer’s Data Susan Young – MIT Technology Review

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Searching Drug Alzheimer's Data Susan Young
MIT Technology Review
A new startup hopes to spin drug candidate straw into medicinal gold by scouring data from failed clinical trials of Alzheimer's treatments and identifying patient subtypes for whom the drugs may actually work. Alzheon, a Boston-area company, was

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Israeli researchers identify brain proteins linked to Alzheimer’s – UPI.com

October 29, 2013 by  
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Israeli researchers identify brain proteins linked to Alzheimer's
UPI.com
TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 28 (UPI) — Israeli scientists report discovering molecules that affect brain proteins in mice with Alzheimer's, a finding that may help detection and treatment in humans. Plaques and tangles made of proteins are believed to

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Fasting at Least Twice a Week Seen as Alzheimer’s Hedge – Bloomberg

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Fasting at Least Twice a Week Seen as Alzheimer's Hedge
Bloomberg
For the past year, Stuart Adams has been fasting twice a week. While he has lost 15 pounds, the real reason he's depriving himself is to stave off brain disorders including schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease. “There's a virulent strain of madness

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Museums connect with Alzheimer’s patients – U-T San Diego

October 29, 2013 by  
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Museums connect with Alzheimer's patients
U-T San Diego
“People with Alzheimer's get very isolated, and as their worlds get smaller and smaller, our lives get separated from these wonderful people,” said Lisa Snyder, director of quality of life programs at the UC San Diego Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease 

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Thousands walk in Paramus to boost awareness of Alzheimer’s – NorthJersey.com

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Thousands walk in Paramus to boost awareness of Alzheimer's
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The Record. Pages: 1 2 > display on one page | Print | E-mail. PARAMUS — Alzheimer's transforms the lives of not only the 5 million Americans, including 150,000 New Jerseyans, who live with the disease, but also the spouses and children caring for them.

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Sandy Springs police searching for missing Alzheimer’s patient – WGCL Atlanta

October 28, 2013 by  
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Sandy Springs police searching for missing Alzheimer's patient
WGCL Atlanta
Hillman suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia. She has no identification, wallet, money, or any other of her belongings on her person. Hillman has no relatives or friends in the Sandy Springs area. AIf you see Hillman or know where she is, call Sandy

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Poor Sleep Linked to Alzheimer’s in Study of Brain Scans – Bloomberg

October 27, 2013 by  
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Poor Sleep Linked to Alzheimer's in Study of Brain Scans
Bloomberg
(Corrects greater plaque association in seventh paragraph in story published yesterday.) Sleeping poorly or not getting enough rest may result in a type of brain abnormality associated with Alzheimer's disease, a study showed. Brain images of adults

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A Good Night’s Sleep Could Ward Off Alzheimer’s – Forbes

October 26, 2013 by  
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A Good Night's Sleep Could Ward Off Alzheimer's
Forbes
As we learn more about potential ways to ward off dementia and Alzheimer's disease as we age, from exercise to diet to web surfing to marijuana use, a new study makes the case that getting a good night's sleep just might be the most important thing we

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