Alzheimer’s: A daughter’s journey toward acceptance – MinnPost (blog)

November 24, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's: A daughter's journey toward acceptance
MinnPost (blog)
A faucet opened behind my eyes the day the neurologist told my sister and me that our mother had Alzheimer's. I stared at him dumbly and just cried. It wasn't grief I was feeling — that would come later — but utter disbelief, and a childlike denial

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Are You Concerned You May Be Developing Alzheimer’s? – Huffington Post

November 23, 2014 by  
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Are You Concerned You May Be Developing Alzheimer's?
Huffington Post
With all the public interest in Alzheimer's disease these days it wouldn't be unusual for you to fear you are getting it. When you have what we refer to as 'a senior moment' you may laugh about it with your friends, but you may also be among the
Your View: Alzheimer's awareness month is a time to give thanksSouthCoastToday.com
What to watch for if Alzheimer's Disease is suspectedYoungstown Vindicator
Gallery: Local AKA chapter holds Alzheimer's walkManning Live
Donaldsonville Chief -DigitalJournal.com -Bellingham Herald
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Alzheimer’s Fundraiser Brings Big Names And Support For Cure Research … – The Chattanoogan

November 22, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's Fundraiser Brings Big Names And Support For Cure Research
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“I encounter the tragic toll Alzheimer's has on the five million Americans who grapple with this disease everyday as I walk into work,” said Mr. DeFoor, who owns Grace Healthcare, a company which manages skilled nursing, assisted living and

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Watch Alzheimer’s patient’s emotional response to hearing his favorite music – Atlanta Journal Constitution

November 21, 2014 by  
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Watch Alzheimer's patient's emotional response to hearing his favorite music
Atlanta Journal Constitution
As part of “Alive Inside,” a 2012 documentary that looks at how Alzheimer's patients “awaken” after listening to music from their past, Henry was played songs with which he had an emotional connection. He immediately brightened up and recalled some of

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Gout May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease – MedPage Today

November 21, 2014 by  
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Gout May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease
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New research suggests that patients diagnosed with this acute inflammatory arthritis face a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) compared to people without gout. "Our findings provide the first population-based evidence for the potential …

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The Thromboxane Receptor as a New Brain Target for Alzheimer’s – Alzheimer’s News Today

November 20, 2014 by  
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The Thromboxane Receptor as a New Brain Target for Alzheimer's
Alzheimer’s News Today
In Alzheimer's disease two pathological proteins accumulate in the brain: beta-amyloid protein and hyper-phosphorylated tau. Both are thought to wreak havoc by causing progressive brain cell death, possibly in part through a process known as oxidative …

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Widow gives voice to younger-onset Alzheimer’s – Bangor Daily News (blog)

November 19, 2014 by  
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Widow gives voice to younger-onset Alzheimer's
Bangor Daily News (blog)
I was set to interview Karen MacGregor about her experience with younger-onset Alzheimer's disease, which her husband had. But in mid-October, I got a call from her saying she would need to postpone. Her husband's health had taken an unexpected turn …

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Brain receptor cell could be target for Alzheimer’s treatment, study says – Fox News

November 18, 2014 by  
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Brain receptor cell could be target for Alzheimer's treatment, study says
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“Besides the two major signature brain pathologies associated with Alzheimer's disease, amyloid beta plaques and the tangles which are formed from the phosphorylation of the tau protein, researchers have also known for a while that there is a signature
Brain receptor cell could be new target for Alzheimer'sMedical Xpress
Study finds brain receptor cell could be new target for Alzheimer'sTemple University News
How the Brain Changes with Alzheimer's DiseaseEmpowHer

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Rowan University to host state Alzheimer’s forum – The Star-Ledger

November 18, 2014 by  
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Rowan University to host state Alzheimer's forum
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The commission has already spent much of this year meeting with experts in the field, and now seeks input from people affected by Alzheimer's. "These forums provide a unique opportunity to share ideas and perspectives on what should be included in the …

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Alzheimer’s Test Detects Disease Decade Ahead of Onset – Bloomberg

November 17, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's Test Detects Disease Decade Ahead of Onset
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Two other potential Alzheimer's blood tests were announced earlier this year. One measures 10 fats in the bloodstream that appear to predict dementia with 90 percent accuracy within three years of its onset. Another uses 10 proteins in the blood to
Blood test may be key to Alzheimer's treatmentCosmos

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