Most Alzheimer’s patients are women, scientists look for reasons beyond lifespan – Montana Standard

June 30, 2015 by  
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Most Alzheimer's patients are women, scientists look for reasons beyond lifespan
Montana Standard
Amy Shives waters her flowers at her house in Spokane, Wash. Shives was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease in 2011 and has since been involved with the Alzheimer's Association. Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are …
Gene Variant ApoE-4 Possible Key Why More Women Get Alzheimer's Than MenGuardian Liberty Voice

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University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer’s patients – Daily Illini

June 29, 2015 by  
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University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients
Daily Illini
Six University students designed a therapeutic stuffed fox to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In addition to using the prototype to help others, the group submitted it for the 2015 James Dyson Award. The submission, called "TherapAlz

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When a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s – Realization vs. Acceptance – Huffington Post

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When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's – Realization vs. Acceptance
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When a loved one has Alzheimer's it's critically important to overcome denial and realize that they have it. And it's even more important to accept the diagnosis and all it means. These are to two entirely different things. It's one thing to finally

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Sen. Bradley, Lynch, Others Raise Alzheimer’s Awareness – Patch.com

June 28, 2015 by  
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Sen. Bradley, Lynch, Others Raise Alzheimer's Awareness
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People across the globe will joined together on the weekend of June 21 to honor those facing Alzheimer's disease by participating in The Longest Day, an Alzheimer's Association team fundraising event, according to a press statement. The Alzheimer's …

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San Diego’s new USC Alzheimer’s institute praised – U-T San Diego

June 28, 2015 by  
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San Diego's new USC Alzheimer's institute praised
U-T San Diego
Affiliated with the university's Keck School of Medicine, the USC Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute is headed by Dr. Paul Aisen, a longtime leader in Alzheimer's research. Aisen, who led Alzheimer's research at UC San Diego, officially

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Search continues for man living with Alzheimer’s who disappeared from home – wtvr.com

June 28, 2015 by  
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Search continues for man living with Alzheimer's who disappeared from home
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, Va. — Francis Cleaton, 79, has not been seen since Saturday morning, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office said in a Saturday night alert. Cleaton has Alzheimer's disease, he family confirmed. “Cleaton was last seen at 12:30 a.m. …

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RTP drug developer advances Alzheimer’s treatment – Triangle Business Journal

June 27, 2015 by  
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RTP drug developer advances Alzheimer's treatment
Triangle Business Journal
A small Research Triangle Park drug developer founded by a former GlaxoSmithKline executive thinks it has a way to fight Alzheimer's, a disease that has for years frustrated drug developers big and small. The company – T3D Therapeutics, Inc., founded
Triangle startup to test experimental treatment on Alzheimer's patientsNews & Observer

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USC starts Alzheimer’s institute in San Diego – U-T San Diego

June 26, 2015 by  
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USC starts Alzheimer's institute in San Diego
U-T San Diego
Aisen has been named founding director of the newly established USC Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute, which is affiliated with the university's Keck School of Medicine but located in San Diego. Its mission is to accelerate development of
Two UC San Diego Researchers to Lead Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative StudyUCSD Medical Center

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Ask Doctor K: Research on Alzheimer’s disease yields important insights – The Spokesman Review

June 25, 2015 by  
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Ask Doctor K: Research on Alzheimer's disease yields important insights
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DEAR DOCTOR K: My grandmother has Alzheimer's disease. How does Alzheimer's wreak so much havoc in the brain? DEAR READER: Early on, Alzheimer's disease affects the brain's limbic system and cerebral neocortex. The limbic system is central to …
Dr. K: Research on Alzheimer's disease yields important insightsTulsa World

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Is Alzheimer’s disease preventable? – CNN

June 24, 2015 by  
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Is Alzheimer's disease preventable?
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Atlanta (CNN) There is no test doctors can use to conclusively determine whether someone will get Alzheimer's disease. "If you are in your 20s or 30s and want to know if you will get the disease, we don't have information to determine that now," said
Alzheimer's Will Not Be How My Grandmother's American Dream EndsHuffington Post
Steady Progress On America's Most Terrifying Epidemic: Alzheimer's DiseaseForbes
Alzheimer's and brain awareness monthColumbia Daily Tribune

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