Alzheimer’s takes more than memories – The Courier-Journal

August 31, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's takes more than memories
The Courier-Journal
But family members and friends of people as young as their 40s are hearing these words about an estimated 67,000 men and women in Kentucky, and 100,000 in Indiana, who are living with Alzheimer's today. Without a cure, that combined number will rise to …
Alzheimer's Walk three weeks awayLincoln Journal Star
Beaver County residents Walk to End Alzheimer's this weekendTimesonline.com
Join the Walk to End Alzheimer'sSTLtoday.com
The Daily News Online -KPRC Houston
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Join the Walk to End Alzheimer’s – STLtoday.com

August 30, 2014 by  
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Join the Walk to End Alzheimer's
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The recent "ice bucket challenge" for ALS has helped inspire me to build awareness about another devastating brain disease called ALZ. Alzheimer's disease is an escalating national epidemic and is now the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States.
Valley team gets ready for Alzheimer's walkSnoqualmie Valley Record
Press ReleaseKPRC Houston
Wards to serve as honorary family for Lakes Area Walk to End Alzheimer'sBrainerd Daily Dispatch
NJ.com -The Missourian
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Mountain View police search for missing man with Alzheimer’s – KTVU San Francisco

August 29, 2014 by  
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Mountain View police search for missing man with Alzheimer's
KTVU San Francisco
Police are searching for a man with Alzheimer's disease who has been missing since he walked away from the Mountain View Senior Center Thursday afternoon. Ramon Advincula, 67, is described as a bald Asian male wearing a green t-shirt, khaki shorts …
Missing man, 67, found safeMountain View Voice

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Missing Mountain View man with Alzheimer’s found Thursday evening – San Jose Mercury News

August 29, 2014 by  
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Missing Mountain View man with Alzheimer's found Thursday evening
San Jose Mercury News
Police found a man with Alzheimer's disease who had been reported missing Thursday afternoon from the Mountain View Senior Center at 266 Escuela Ave. Ramon Advincula walked away at about 3:30 p.m., according to police spokesman Saul Jaeger.

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Police: Elderly man with Alzheimer’s missing from Far South Side – WLS-TV

August 29, 2014 by  
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Police: Elderly man with Alzheimer's missing from Far South Side
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An elderly man in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease has been reported missing from his home on the Far South Side. George Davis, 75, was last seen about noon on Aug. 25 leaving his home near 110th Place and State, according to a missing person …

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Marijuana compound may slow, halt progression of Alzheimer’s – Fox News

August 28, 2014 by  
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Marijuana compound may slow, halt progression of Alzheimer's
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A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease reported that neuroscientists using a cellular model of Alzheimer's found low doses of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) reduced the production of amyloid beta, and prevented abnormal
Alzheimer's Disease: Marijuana a Possible Treatment?Headlines & Global News
Marijuana Compound Linked to Low Alzheimer's Disease RiskNature World News
THC may slow or halt progression of Alzheimer's diseaseNews-Medical.net

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Mindfulness training helps Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers – CBS News

August 27, 2014 by  
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Mindfulness training helps Alzheimer's patients and caregivers
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Alzheimer's disease takes a psychological and physical toll not only on the affected patients, but also on their caregivers. Now, a new study has shown that training in mindfulness — learning how to focus on the present moment — may help improve the …
Mindfulness Can Aid Those In Early Dementia and CaregiversPsychCentral.com
How Mindfulness Can Ease 'Burden' of DementiaThe Epoch Times

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Young blood: Injections of youthful plasma could cure Alzheimer’s, scientists … – Daily Mail

August 26, 2014 by  
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Young blood: Injections of youthful plasma could cure Alzheimer's, scientists
Daily Mail
Could young blood cure Alzheimer's? Researchers in California will give a transfusion of blood plasma donated by people under the age of 30 to volunteers with mild Alzheimer's, and hope to see improvements in people with the condition. A stock image of

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Three Rivers hosts talk on Alzheimer’s – Morris Daily Herald

August 26, 2014 by  
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Three Rivers hosts talk on Alzheimer's
Morris Daily Herald
An associate from the Illinois chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will separate myth from reality and address commonly held fears about Alzheimer's in America starting at 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at the library branch, 109 N. Wabena Ave., Minooka. Attendees

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People With Down Syndrome Are Pioneers In Alzheimer’s Research – NPR (blog)

August 25, 2014 by  
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People With Down Syndrome Are Pioneers In Alzheimer's Research
NPR (blog)
When researchers at the University of California, San Diego wanted to study an experimental Alzheimer's drug last year, they sought help from an unlikely group: people with Down syndrome. "I had a CAT scan on my head, and I was in a special machine.
How People With Down Syndrome Are Helping Scientists in Alzheimer's ResearchTheBlaze.com

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