Award-winning Sundance documentary shows how music can ease Alzheimer’s – Montgomery Newspapers

January 31, 2014 by  
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Award-winning Sundance documentary shows how music can ease Alzheimer's
Montgomery Newspapers
This year, however, we were all especially inspired by the Sundance Documentary Audience Award winner, “Alive Inside”. It moved us to take on a cause that affects many of us — the care of our parents and other loved ones, especially those with

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DDT and Alzheimer’s, Vitamin D and pregnancy, and the Russians’ deadly love … – The Plain Dealer

January 31, 2014 by  
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DDT and Alzheimer's, Vitamin D and pregnancy, and the Russians' deadly love
The Plain Dealer
One in four Russian men die before the age of 55, largely because they drink too much Vodka, according to a study published Friday in the Lancet. Other health news this week includes: obesity hard to shake after age five, people with Alzheimer's found

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Potential biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease – EurekAlert (press release)

January 31, 2014 by  
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Potential biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
EurekAlert (press release)
In a study published this week in Nature Neuroscience, Bess Frost, PhD, and co-authors, identify abnormal expression of genes, resulting from DNA relaxation, that can be detected in the brain and blood of Alzheimer's patients. The protein tau is

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Why Can’t We Prevent Alzheimer’s? – The Atlantic

January 30, 2014 by  
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Why Can't We Prevent Alzheimer's?
The Atlantic
Five million people in the United States have Alzheimer's disease. This number will double in a decade. If any of us live to be 85, the chances of having the disease or some form of dementia is about one in three. The explanation for why some of us get
New research opens door to Alzheimer's testdomain-B

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Ten-minute online test can help estimate Alzheimer’s risk – UPI.com

January 29, 2014 by  
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Ten-minute online test can help estimate Alzheimer's risk
UPI.com
Lead researcher Professor Kaarin Anstey of the Australian National University in Canberra said a free 10-minute online test developed by ANU researchers is helping people assess their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The test, known as the ANU 

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Is The Pesticide DDT Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease? – Forbes

January 28, 2014 by  
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International Business Times
Is The Pesticide DDT Linked To Alzheimer's Disease?
Forbes
A new study out in JAMA Neurology suggests that higher levels of the pesticide DDT might be linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. The keyword here is might, however, since the study was quite small and the connection not clear-cut. Still
Exposure to DDT pesticide may increase Alzheimer's risk, study findsFox News
DDT exposure linked to Alzheimer's diseaseUSA TODAY
DDT pesticide exposure may raise Alzheimer's disease riskCBS News
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Infections worsen effects of Alzheimer’s, dementia? – WWSB ABC 7

January 27, 2014 by  
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Infections worsen effects of Alzheimer's, dementia?
WWSB ABC 7
These infections are unlikely to cause long-term damage to young people, but can be very dangerous for the elderly, especially those with Alzheimer's or dementia. "Our findings suggest that the brain's memory circuits are particularly sensitive to
Infections Can Impair Ability to Form Some MemoriesPsychCentral.com
How a cold or the flu can cripple your spatial awarenessScience a Gogo
Inflammation Affects Our Spatial Memory: Why We're Bad At Directions When We Medical Daily

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Researchers Defend Japanese Alzheimer’s Study – Science News

January 27, 2014 by  
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Researchers Defend Japanese Alzheimer's Study
Science News
TOKYO—The scientist at the center of allegations of data manipulation in a large Alzheimer's study is staunchly defending the integrity of the data, though he acknowledges shortcomings in managing the project. In its 10 January morning edition, the

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​Simple amoeba can help fight Alzheimer – research – RT

January 26, 2014 by  
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​Simple amoeba can help fight Alzheimer – research
RT
British scientists point to the possibility of amoeba use in biomedical studies of the presenilin protein that plays a part in causing Alzheimer disease, widespread among the elderly. A press release about the study by researchers from the Royal
How A Simple Amoeba Helped Scientists Better Understand The Complexities Medical Daily
Amoeba Holds The Key To Better Treatment For Alzheimer's, Researchers FindCounsel & Heal
Single-cell amoeba holds promise for Alzheimer's diseaseDaijiworld.com

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Alzheimer’s educational seminar for caregivers planned – Foster’s Daily Democrat

January 26, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's educational seminar for caregivers planned
Foster’s Daily Democrat
To provide caregivers of persons suffering from Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with the information and support they need, The Homemakers Health Services will be offering an Alzheimer's Educational seminar on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9:30 to 

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