What is Alzheimer’s disease? – The News-Press

January 24, 2015 by  
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What is Alzheimer's disease?
The News-Press
Alzheimer's disease was first identified 109 years ago by a German doctor, Alois Alzheimer, who was treating a female patient with unexplained memory loss, erratic behavior and speech problems. An autopsy later revealed brain shrinkage, as well as

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Del. photographer documents Alzheimer’s in Kenya – Delmarva Daily Times

January 23, 2015 by  
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Delmarva Daily Times
Del. photographer documents Alzheimer's in Kenya
Delmarva Daily Times
The eyes are a portal to the soul, some say, but for one local photographer, when taking pictures of Alzheimer's patients she has noticed one common thing — in advanced cases, the people look through you, not at you. Another thing she noticed was the …

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Groundbreaking home for disabled – U-T San Diego

January 22, 2015 by  
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Groundbreaking home for disabled
U-T San Diego
Kathy Ruef, 54, who has Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease, waits for the start of her favorite television show "Friends" as Direct Support Professional Diana Perez helps Ruef's housemate Noreen Magner while in the living room at Casa Delight, the

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Public Release: 22-Jan-2015 Research suggests anti-inflammatory protein may … – EurekAlert (press release)

January 22, 2015 by  
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Public Release: 22-Jan-2015 Research suggests anti-inflammatory protein may
EurekAlert (press release)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Inflammation has long been studied in Alzheimer's, but in a counterintuitive finding reported in a new paper, University of Florida researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which anti-inflammatory processes may trigger the disease.

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See It First! Chris Mann Lends His Voice to Alzheimer’s Fight With Poignant … – Yahoo Music (blog)

January 21, 2015 by  
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See It First! Chris Mann Lends His Voice to Alzheimer's Fight With Poignant
Yahoo Music (blog)
Crossover classical singer Chris Mann first came to national attention in 2012 as a top four finalist on The Voice. But now he's lending his voice to an important cause, national non-profit research organization the Cure Alzheimer's Fund (CAF), with
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Chris Mann Releases New SingleBroadway World

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64-year-old man runs across America for Alzheimer’s – THV 11

January 21, 2015 by  
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64-year-old man runs across America for Alzheimer's
THV 11
His first U.S. run raised over $30,000 for the Alzheimer's Association. "I simply want to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease to everyone I possibly can," said Fussell. "I feel as if I have a purpose to do so, and I am so lucky to be able to do this

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What causes Alzheimer’s disease? – The News-Press

January 21, 2015 by  
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What causes Alzheimer's disease?
The News-Press
Scientists are not exactly sure, but they suspect multiple factors make it more likely the disease will develop. Age is the primary known risk factor, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Though Alzheimer's can, rarely, develop in younger people
New Initiative to Study Alzheimer's, Vascular Disease LinksMedscape
Commentary: 'Still Alice' is raising awareness about Alzheimer's diseaseDaily Pilot
European research initiative to test novel treatments for Alzheimer's diseaseMTB Europe
NorthBayNipissing.com -Alzheimer’s Society
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State to recognize Alzheimer’s Awareness Day – Rome News-Tribune

January 20, 2015 by  
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State to recognize Alzheimer's Awareness Day
Rome News-Tribune
The first scheduled program is being held today (Tuesday, Jan. 20) at the Rome-Floyd County Library. Another program is set for 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Alzheimer's Association Community Outreach Center, 922 East Morris St., Dalton.
Walk combats Alzheimer's diseaseLangley AdvanceNews
Alzheimer's information session this afternoonKenora Online
Alzheimer Awareness Month targets Victoria women with The 72% CampaignVictoria News
Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre -Burnaby NewsLeader -Coast Reporter
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Private day care — The emerging option for Alzheimer’s patients – Calhoun Times

January 20, 2015 by  
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Private day care — The emerging option for Alzheimer's patients
Calhoun Times
In recent weeks, Julianne Moore's Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in “Still Alice” has brought more attention to early-onset Alzheimer's. These cultural cues have increased awareness of the disease, and it's a good time to recognize those who …

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The Tyranny of Alzheimer’s And Choosing Life After Death – New York Observer

January 19, 2015 by  
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The Tyranny of Alzheimer's And Choosing Life After Death
New York Observer
I have known my wife nearly 9 years. We have been together seriously for 8 of those, and married for almost six. In that time, I got to know her (large) family very well; better than most of my own family really. There was only one person I never got

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