URI professor’s mission: To bring promising Alzheimer’s drug to U.S. patients – The Providence Journal

June 30, 2014 by  
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URI professor's mission: To bring promising Alzheimer's drug to U.S. patients
The Providence Journal
Nasser Zawia, dean of the Graduate School at the University of Rhode Island and a professor in URI's College of Pharmacy, has high hopes for a drug called tolfenamic acid that he believes shows promise in battling Alzheimer's disease. By G. WAYNE …

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Ronnie’s holds motorcycle ride for Alzheimer’s research – Bennington Banner

June 30, 2014 by  
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Ronnie's holds motorcycle ride for Alzheimer's research
Bennington Banner
BENNINGTON — Ronnie's Cycle Sales held a ride to benefit the fight against Alzheimer's disease on Saturday, leading motorcycle riders from Ronnie's locations in Pittsfield, Mass. through New York state, to Bennington and finally to Adams, Mass. Before

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Local Alzheimer’s committee helps fund major study – Fremont Tribune

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Local Alzheimer's committee helps fund major study
Fremont Tribune
A $25,000 gift from the Fremont Area Alzheimer's Committee will help the University of Nebraska Medical Center recruit people to participate in national clinical trials that focus on new drug treatments to prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease

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Can 3D brain view help treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s? – TheHealthSite

June 29, 2014 by  
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Can 3D brain view help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's?
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In a breakthrough that may help in developing drugs for Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders, researchers have developed a 3D view of an important receptor in the brain. This receptor allows us to learn and remember, and its dysfunction can
Study Demonstrates Unprecedented 3-D View Of An Important Brain ReceptorCounsel & Heal
Researchers give new, unprecedented 3-D view of most important brain receptorsNews-Medical.net

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Alzheimer’s study seeking 1000 participants – MyFox Tampa Bay

June 28, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's study seeking 1000 participants
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Now we realize that it builds up over decades before the first symptoms appear," explained Dr. Amanda Smith, medical director at the University of South Florida's Byrd Alzheimer's Institute. The research is promising to patients who've lost family

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Smart Ways To Beat The Stress Of Alzheimer’s Caregiving – Huffington Post

June 28, 2014 by  
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Smart Ways To Beat The Stress Of Alzheimer's Caregiving
Huffington Post
Bethany's mother has Alzheimer's and Bethany is the primary caregiver. In fact she's the only caregiver. She's on duty 24/7 and, after three years in this role she often feels physically and mentally exhausted. If only she had some time to herself. She

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Alzheimer’s more prevalent in people with Down syndrome – Marshfield News-Herald

June 27, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's more prevalent in people with Down syndrome
Marshfield News-Herald
Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. In a person with Down syndrome, changes …

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Judy Fund family receives Alzheimer’s award in DC – The Desert Sun

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Judy Fund family receives Alzheimer's award in DC
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Ten years later, the Judy Fund has raised more than $5 million in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, making it the fastest-growing family fund in the organization's history and garnering its founder national recognition. Marshall Gelfand of

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s planned for September – Jackson Sun

June 27, 2014 by  
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Walk to End Alzheimer's planned for September
Jackson Sun
Marcie Smith, Baylee Smith and Sandra Moody pose at the kickoff luncheon for the Walk to End Alzheimer's at the Carl Grant Events Center Thursday. Baylee's great-grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2011. / KATHERINE BURGESS/THE …
Walk to End Alzheimer's to be held in Gettysburg Oct. 4The Evening Sun

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Brain injury in veterans tied to higher Alzheimer’s risk – USA TODAY

June 26, 2014 by  
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Brain injury in veterans tied to higher Alzheimer's risk
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Veterans who suffered brain injuries while in the service were more likely to develop Alzheimer's decades later, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology. Although it has long been known that boxers who suffer severe
Traumatic brain injury linked to risk of dementia in Forces veteransAlzheimer’s Society
Veterans study suggests risk of dementia rises with traumatic brain injuryMedical News Today
Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: StudyU.S. News & World Report

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