Drs. Oz and Roizen: Statins and Alzheimer’s risk; aging and sex – Denver Post

December 31, 2013 by  
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Drs. Oz and Roizen: Statins and Alzheimer's risk; aging and sex
Denver Post
I've been reluctant to take them (although my cholesterol is high), because Alzheimer's-type dementia runs in my family. Any guidance would be appreciated.— Amy, K., Westerly, R.I.. A: Although the data aren't definitive, specific statins that don't
YouDocs, 12-31-13: The lowdown on statins and Alzheimer'sDefiance Crescent News (subscription)
Dr. Oz: The straight story on statins; sex in the Golden YearsSarasota Herald-Tribune

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Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease helps patients – Dailyrecord.com

December 31, 2013 by  
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Early detection of Alzheimer's disease helps patients
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To assist in recognizing the difference between typical aging and a more serious issue, the Alzheimer's Association has published a list of 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's disease, which can be found at alz.org/nj. Individuals who notice any of these

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Study: Concussions May Be Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease – CBS Local

December 30, 2013 by  
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Study: Concussions May Be Linked To Alzheimer's Disease
CBS Local
A study from Mayo Clinic researchers finds that concussion and other head injuries put some at more of a risk of developing brain plaques and Alzheimer's, although continuing research is not yet directly linking the two. ”What we think it suggests is
Study: Concussions May Lead To Alzheimer's Plaque Buildup For SomeWFMY News 2
Alzheimer's Disease Linked to Head TraumaGuardian Express
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Head Trauma Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Plaques – Voice of America

December 29, 2013 by  
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Head Trauma Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Plaques
Voice of America
A study indicates a history of concussion, including at least one momentary loss of consciousness, may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease by contributing to the build-up of Alzheimer's-associated plaques in the brain. Researchers at Mayo Clinic
Alzheimer's risk tied to concussions in someUSA TODAY
Concussions May Increase Alzheimer's Risk, But Only For SomeNPR (blog)
Look out for warning signs of Alzheimer's disease this holidayKJCT8.com
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Some with Alzheimer’s find care in far-off nations – WRAL.com

December 29, 2013 by  
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Some with Alzheimer's find care in far-off nations
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CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Residents of this facility for people with Alzheimer's disease toss around a yellow ball and laugh under a cascade of water with their caregivers, in a swimming pool ringed by palm trees and wind chimes. Susanna Kuratli, once a 

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Volunteer tireless in Alzheimer’s fight – Tbo.com

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Volunteer tireless in Alzheimer's fight
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Lesko, says Katie Hood, director of development for the Alzheimer's Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, is the person who always says “yes” — even when her plate is overflowing. And her efforts are making a difference. Lesko's familiarity with

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Alzheimer’s class to be given Jan. 8 – ABQ Journal

December 28, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's class to be given Jan. 8
ABQ Journal
CORRALES – The Alzheimer's Association, New Mexico chapter, will present a free education session on “The Basics of Alzheimer's” at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 8 at the Corrales Senior Center, 4324-A Corrales Rd. The session will cover warning signs of Alzheimer's 

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Alzheimer’s Risk Tied to Concussions – Sci-Tech Today

December 28, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's Risk Tied to Concussions
Sci-Tech Today
Having a serious concussion could be a risk factor for developing Alzheimer's decades later — though not everyone with head trauma will lose their memory, a new study suggests. This is one of the first studies using technology that allows brain scans

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US key in effort to eradicate Alzheimer’s – Citizens Voice

December 28, 2013 by  
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US key in effort to eradicate Alzheimer's
Citizens Voice
Representatives of the world's wealthiest countries, the "G8," agreed in London this month to launch a fight against Alzheimer's disease on a very ambitious schedule. The goal is to eradicate it by 2025. According to the American advocacy group 
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Concussions may lead to Alzheimer’s brain plaques – Fox News

December 27, 2013 by  
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Concussions may lead to Alzheimer's brain plaques
Fox News
People who suffer concussions may be at a higher risk of developing plaques on the brain found in people with Alzheimer's disease, according to a study featured in the journal Neurology. The new research released today examines the relationship between 
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