Alzheimer’s patient using love of his Carolina Panthers to fight off disease – KHON2

January 31, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's patient using love of his Carolina Panthers to fight off disease
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(WBTV/CNN) — An Alzheimer's patient in North Carolina is hoping football will help him fight the disease by keeping up with the stats about his beloved Carolina Panthers. “I read everything that The Charlotte Observer writes about the Panthers,” Peter

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Community joins couple in fight against Alzheimer’s – Fox17

January 30, 2016 by  
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Community joins couple in fight against Alzheimer's
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WYOMING, Mich. – After sharing their fight against Alzheimer's in a viral video, the local community is showing their support by dedicating their time and money to help find a cure. Alan & Mary Beth Beamer's video gives an in-depth look at living with …

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Scientific breakthrough could contribute to early diagnosis of osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s – News-Medical.net

January 30, 2016 by  
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Scientific breakthrough could contribute to early diagnosis of osteoporosis, Alzheimer's
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This scientific breakthrough could contribute significantly to the early diagnosis of diseases such as osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, type 2 diabetes, and prostate cancer, since abnormal levels of both substances are associated with these diseases. In a

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Treasure Hunt in Alzheimer’s Trials? – Alzforum

January 30, 2016 by  
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Treasure Hunt in Alzheimer's Trials?
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Many proposed drugs for Alzheimer's disease reverse memory impairments in mice but subsequently fail when tested in clinical trials. Could one problem be that mice and humans are tested on different forms of memory? Scientists in the lab of Steve …

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Eye-Tracking Device For Alzheimer’s – Newsmax

January 29, 2016 by  
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Eye-Tracking Device For Alzheimer's
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Neurotrack's technology has been used in Alzheimer's studies and pharmaceutical trials at various institutes, including Brown University, Harvard University, Emory University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Stanford University, Weill Cornell

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New Evidence That Alzheimer’s Is Transmissible – Popular Science

January 28, 2016 by  
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New Evidence That Alzheimer's Is Transmissible
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A post-mortem analysis of nearly 30 brains provides further support for a theory that Alzheimer's might be transmissible, according to a study published this week in Swiss Medical Weekly and reported in Nature News. The researchers looked at the brains
Scientists Theorize Alzheimer's Disease May Be Transmissible Through Surgery, Medical ProceduresMedical Daily

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Fort Myers Alzheimer’s event uses luminaries to remember, honor – The News-Press

January 27, 2016 by  
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Fort Myers Alzheimer's event uses luminaries to remember, honor
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(Note to readers: This story has been altered from its original version. “A Light to Remember” was started by Ellie Fox in honor of her husband, Edward L. Fox of Fox Electronics. The original version of the story stated Edward L. Fox is the late

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Free geriatric Alzheimer’s screenings this weekend – fox2now.com

January 27, 2016 by  
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Free geriatric Alzheimer's screenings this weekend
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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Alzheimer's Association St. Louis chapter is partnering with Saint Louis University and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to offer free geriatric screenings for individuals 65 years of age and older. Stephanie Rohlfs-Young, vice

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Local woman shares mother’s Alzheimer’s journey – C&G Newspapers

January 26, 2016 by  
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Local woman shares mother's Alzheimer's journey
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Debra Dawson, of Harper Woods, left, has been caring for her mom, Joanna Smith, who has Alzheimer's. Dawson has received support from the Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter. The nonprofit will be included on the Michigan Voluntary …

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Down Syndrome: Key to Alzheimer’s Cure? – Newsmax

January 25, 2016 by  
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Down Syndrome: Key to Alzheimer's Cure?
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New efforts are under way to identify early changes in the blood or brains of people with Down syndrome that are associated with Alzheimer's, research into a possible vaccine, and the building of new homes to provide specialized care, the Wall Street

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