Minnesotan with Alzheimer’s helped guide Oscar-winning actress in ‘Still Alice’ – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

February 28, 2015 by  
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Minnesotan with Alzheimer's helped guide Oscar-winning actress in 'Still Alice'
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
On Sunday night in Hollywood, Julianne Moore sparkled in Chanel at the Oscars as she accepted the Best Actress award for her performance of a woman with early-onset Alzheimer's in "Still Alice." "I'm so happy — I'm thrilled, actually — that we were
'Still Alice' Film Sheds Light on Alzheimer'sChristian Broadcasting Network
Oscar-winning film paints the pain, tragedy of Alzheimer'sWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Alzheimer's Association in the Spotlight at Academy AwardsAssociations Now
MauiTime Weekly -The Courier-Journal -MyWabashValley
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Whole Food Diet Linked To Greater Cognitive Dysfunction In Alzheimer’s – Science 2.0

February 28, 2015 by  
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Whole Food Diet Linked To Greater Cognitive Dysfunction In Alzheimer's
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Writing in Neurobiology of Aging, Parrott et al. detail their study using a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's Disease and found that a whole food diet caused mice with their equivalent of Alzheimer's to do worse on tests of strategic learning and

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Alzheimer’s drug trials – Fort Worth Star Telegram

February 26, 2015 by  
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Alzheimer's drug trials
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Ellen Brown, 45 ,of Weatherford, is considering enrolling her mother Sue Smith,77, in Alzheimer's drug trials. She visits her mother who lives at the James L. West Center in Fort Worth on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Joyce Marshall Star-Telegram.

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Skin may help spot Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease – BBC News

February 25, 2015 by  
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Skin may help spot Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
BBC News
Scientists have proposed a new idea for detecting brain conditions including Alzheimer's – a skin test. Their work, which is at an early stage, found the same abnormal proteins that accumulate in the brain in such disorders can also be found in skin.
A Simple Skin Test May Detect Alzheimer'sTIME
Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Skin Test: Early PromiseWebMD
Skin test could predict Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseasesOregonLive.com
GOOD Magazine -Medscape -Washington Post
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Records: Elderly Alzheimer’s patient beat fellow Lakewood assisted living … – The Denver Post

February 24, 2015 by  
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Records: Elderly Alzheimer's patient beat fellow Lakewood assisted living
The Denver Post
The nurse went to investigate and stumbled upon a grisly sight: 87-year-old Homer Castor, a man in the latest stages of Alzheimer's disease, stood covered in blood in the room where 76-year-old Gerald Propp, another dementia patient, lay beaten and
Alzheimer's patient, 87, killed fellow nursing home resident, police sayLos Angeles Times
Police: Alzheimer's Patient, 87, Kills Roommate At Lakewood FacilityCBS Local

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ND Alzheimer’s Association Rallies at State Capitol – KXNet.com

February 24, 2015 by  
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ND Alzheimer's Association Rallies at State Capitol
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The North Dakota Alzheimer's Association held a rally at the state capitol today to remind legislatures of their continued need for funding. The CEO of the Association says North Dakota has the highest Alzheimer's death rate in the nation due to our

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Moore’s Oscar Win Propels Alzheimer’s Into Wider Spotlight – Bloomberg

February 23, 2015 by  
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Moore's Oscar Win Propels Alzheimer's Into Wider Spotlight
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The actress with trademark red hair won the Academy Award for her performance in “Still Alice,” as a woman struggling to cope with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The movie has taken in just $8 million at the North American box office, less than any
What Julianne Moore's Oscar-Winning 'Still Alice' Role Gets Right About Yahoo Health
Alzheimer's and the Oscars13abc Action News
'Still Alice' raises awareness for people living with Alzheimer'sKRCRTV.COM
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Missing 81-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s found safe in Westminster – 10News

February 22, 2015 by  
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Missing 81-year-old woman with Alzheimer's found safe in Westminster
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SAN DIEGO – An 81-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease and the early stages of dementia drove away from her North County home while her husband was at the dentist, but was found safe in northwestern Orange County Saturday. Thelma Margaret …
Missing woman with Alzheimer's found safeAM 760 KFMB

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Letter: We should research Alzheimer’s cures – Lansing State Journal

February 21, 2015 by  
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Letter: We should research Alzheimer's cures
Lansing State Journal
Harry Jones' plea (Opinion, Feb. 11) for more funding for Alzheimer's research is appropriate, but I would suggest that citing the Lewin Group analysis of Medicare expenses is misleading. Medicare provides virtually nothing for Alzheimer's care unless

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BOOK REVIEW: How spouse of Alzheimer’s patient deals – Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

February 20, 2015 by  
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BOOK REVIEW: How spouse of Alzheimer's patient deals
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
In this soon to be released book, Dr. Elizabeth A. Young presents a view of Alzheimer's that can be overlooked. That is the perspective of the spouse who is taking care of a wife or husband and the role of the couple's church congregation. The author

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