San Diego focusing on Alzheimer’s – U-T San Diego

November 30, 2014 by  
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U-T San Diego
San Diego focusing on Alzheimer's
U-T San Diego
That, in essence, is the ambitious and nationally unique goal of The Alzheimer's Project, an initiative poised to be approved by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Led by county supervisors Dianne Jacob and Dave Roberts, a broad and …

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Ozark Mountain Parrot Heads raises $10000 for Alzheimer’s Association – Springfield News-Leader

November 29, 2014 by  
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Ozark Mountain Parrot Heads raises $10000 for Alzheimer's Association
Springfield News-Leader
The Ozark Mountain Parrot Heads, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to “party with a purpose,” recently raised $10,000 for the Alzheimer's Association. The funds were raised from the annual Phlock at the Rock event in August at Table Rock Lake.

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USU graduate student: Traumatic brain injury speeds progress of Alzheimer’s – The Herald Journal

November 29, 2014 by  
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USU graduate student: Traumatic brain injury speeds progress of Alzheimer's
The Herald Journal
The article was entitled “The association of traumatic brain injury with the rate of progression of cognitive and functional impairment in a population-based cohort of Alzheimer's disease: The Cache County Dementia Progression Study.” It followed 325

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Marijuana fights Alzheimer’s disease, new study indicates – SFGate (blog)

November 29, 2014 by  
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Marijuana fights Alzheimer's disease, new study indicates
SFGate (blog)
Another study is adding evidence to the case for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease with the compounds in cannabis. Research published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease this September “strongly suggest that THC [the main active …

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11-year-old with Alzheimer’s is Albany hoops’ star recruit – New York Post

November 28, 2014 by  
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11-year-old with Alzheimer's is Albany hoops' star recruit
New York Post
Brown, the basketball coach at the University at Albany, never had heard of Niemann-Pick Type C disease, otherwise known as childhood Alzheimer's. Brown was told the disease is extremely rare, affecting perhaps 500 people in the United States, and that

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Regular Coffee Consumption Could Keep Alzheimer’s At Bay, Report Says – Huffington Post

November 27, 2014 by  
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Regular Coffee Consumption Could Keep Alzheimer's At Bay, Report Says
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"Cognitive decline is a feature of aging, and although some changes can be expected in all of us, there is some evidence that diet and lifestyle may be related to cognition," Alzheimer Europe's vice chairperson Iva Holmerova said in a statement. "In
3 cups of coffee a day keeps Alzheimer's awayRaw Story
Coffee Lowers Risk Of Alzheimer's Up To 20 PercentScience 2.0
Just THREE cups of coffee a day could slash risk of Alzheimer's, study findsExpress.co.uk
Medical Xpress -Medical Daily
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Fraternity raises more than $8K for Alzheimer’s Association – Tifton Gazette

November 27, 2014 by  
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Fraternity raises more than $8K for Alzheimer's Association
Tifton Gazette
This contribution to the Alzheimer's Association helped the organization surpass its annual fundraising goal of $62,000. According to the Alzheimer's Association, the Gamma Delta Chapter placed in the Top 25 in the state for the funds raised following

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Julianne Moore Grapples With Alzheimer’s in ‘Still Alice’ – Wall Street Journal

November 26, 2014 by  
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Julianne Moore Grapples With Alzheimer's in 'Still Alice'
Wall Street Journal
That and other symptoms of memory loss lead to a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The drama takes a painstakingly realistic approach as Alice tries to cling to her identity. If she can't use words, who is she? It also charts the sometimes …

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Brain network vulnerable to Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia identified – Medical News Today

November 25, 2014 by  
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Brain network vulnerable to Alzheimer's and schizophrenia identified
Medical News Today
These complex regions, which combine information coming from various senses, seem to be more vulnerable than the rest of the brain to both schizophrenia and Alzheimer's, even though these two diseases have different origins and appear at very different
Alzheimer's risk is higher in African Americans, but many fear clinical studiesWashington Post
Help beat Alzheimer's with the click of a mouseMedical Xpress
Easing stress for Alzheimer's caregiversNew Jersey Jewish News
RT -Atlanta Black Star
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Alzheimer’s Q&A, Nov. 24, 2014 – The Advocate

November 25, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's Q&A, Nov. 24, 2014
The Advocate
With my mother's Alzheimer's disease progressing, I am planning on talking with my siblings over Thanksgiving about her continual care. How can I organize a plan of care to include the entire family? The phrase, “it takes a village” is so appropriate

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