Alzheimer’s medications can relieve symptoms for a while – Washington Observer Reporter

April 27, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's medications can relieve symptoms for a while
Washington Observer Reporter
According to Dr. Oscar Lopez, director of the University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, five drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are available to treat the cognitive symptoms. Four of the drugs – Aricept, Reminyl

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Woman shares story of husband’s Alzheimer’s – 9NEWS.com

April 27, 2014 by  
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Woman shares story of husband's Alzheimer's
9NEWS.com
KUSA – New numbers in Alzheimer's research show a troubling increase in the number of people who will face the disease. Right now 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer's. That number is projected to more than triple in the next 40 yeas. For women
Study: Blood test may help predict onset of Alzheimer'sWalla Walla Union-Bulletin

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Exercise Could Stem Alzheimer’s Onset – Voice of America

April 26, 2014 by  
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Exercise Could Stem Alzheimer's Onset
Voice of America
A new study of older adults who were at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease claims that moderate physical activity can prevent shrinkage of the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for memory and spatial orientation. It is also the first
Exercise To Keep Alzheimer's Disease AwayPsychCentral.com
Physical activity reduces hippocampal atrophy in elders at genetic risk for News-Medical.net
Alzheimer's Memory Loss Reversed In MiceHuffington Post Canada
University Herald -Deccan Chronicle -RedOrbit
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TRIBUTE: Learning about Alzheimer’s through teaching – MyWebTimes.com

April 26, 2014 by  
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TRIBUTE: Learning about Alzheimer's through teaching
MyWebTimes.com
Grandma was a small woman, but strong-willed. In her younger years, she had farmed side-by-side with my grandfather and raised five children with a strong but gentle hand. She had been widowed shortly after the marriage of her youngest daughter, my …

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RTP firm seeks funds to study possible Alzheimer’s treatment – Durham Herald Sun

April 25, 2014 by  
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RTP firm seeks funds to study possible Alzheimer's treatment
Durham Herald Sun
John Didsbury is CEO of T3D Therapeutics, a startup company that is seeking money to carry a diabetes candidate into studies as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease. DURHAM —. A Research Triangle Park drug development startup company is looking to …

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The Age of Alzheimers Part One – WSET

April 25, 2014 by  
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The Age of Alzheimers Part One
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Lynchburg, VA – The numbers are staggering, and set to reach epidemic levels, both in the number of people affected by Alzheimer's Disease, and the costs associated with it and other dementing illnesses. If researchers don't come up with a cure, it
Recognizing the signs of Alzheimer's in loved onesWWSB ABC 7
Letter: It costs millions in lives and funding throughout the nationNRToday.com
Keeping a family together with Alzheimer DiseaseTroy Media

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Elkhart Clinic accepting patients for cutting-edge Alzheimer’s treatment – WNDU-TV

April 24, 2014 by  
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Elkhart Clinic accepting patients for cutting-edge Alzheimer's treatment
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Elkhart is not a thriving metropolis, but neurologist Dr. Tom Vidic and his researchers here at the Elkhart Clinic have been engaged in national Alzheimer's studies for the last 20 years, with drugs now on the forefront of treatment. Dr. Vidic says

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Alzheimer’s is a costly, dangerous disease – al.com

April 24, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's is a costly, dangerous disease
al.com
Purple is the color for Alzheimer's disease. On April 9, 2014, I joined more than 800 purple-clad advocates to speak on behalf of the over 5 million people who have AD in the United States. Our mission was to appeal to our members of Congress for
Release of 2014 Alzheimer's Disease facts and figuresLincoln Journal Star
Workshop on recognizing signs of Alzheimer's, dementiaNewsday

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Art provides healing for Alzheimer’s patients in Bedford – NewHampshire.com

April 24, 2014 by  
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Art provides healing for Alzheimer's patients in Bedford
NewHampshire.com
David (last names of residents at the Arbors, an assisted-living facility for people with Alzheimer's and other memory-impairment issues, are withheld to protect their dignity) will be among the 15 residents whose artwork will be displayed at the

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Letter: Understanding the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease as a community – Wicked Local Somerset

April 23, 2014 by  
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Letter: Understanding the challenges of Alzheimer's disease as a community
Wicked Local Somerset
The Southeastern Massachusetts Alzheimer's Partnership is a coalition of concerned health and human service providers. Working closely with family caregivers and the Alzheimer's Association, we strive to educate and improve the quality of care provided

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