Brain infections may spark Alzheimer’s, new study suggests – Ars Technica

May 31, 2016 by  
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Brain infections may spark Alzheimer's, new study suggests
Ars Technica
And efforts to cure Alzheimer's focused on clearing out clogs and banishing beta amyloid from the brain. But a new study conducted using mice and worms suggests that the protein clumps are actually microbial booby traps, sturdy proteinaceous snares …
Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's Disease Associated with Changes in Brain Metabolism in Young AdultsHealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)

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Lake View man aims to spread awareness, shares knowledge of Alzheimer’s – SCNow

May 30, 2016 by  
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Lake View man aims to spread awareness, shares knowledge of Alzheimer's
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“I was in business for 30 years before I came down here. I've been through everything already with people, handling all kinds of people, irate customers and everything, OK. Believe me, nothing could touch me. But Alzheimer's made a cream puff out of me.

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Alzheimer’s Disease Latest News & Updates: Harvard University Researchers Discover New Theory Suggesting The … – Parent Herald

May 30, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's Disease Latest News & Updates: Harvard University Researchers Discover New Theory Suggesting The
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On the research published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, scientists found Alzheimer's disease may stem from the brain when it fights infections. Researchers believed that the so-called amyloid beta protein had played a key role in

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Alzheimer’s Q&A: Who qualifies for Veteran’s Administration’s ‘Aids and Attendance’ benefit? – The Advocate

May 30, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's Q&A: Who qualifies for Veteran's Administration's 'Aids and Attendance' benefit?
The Advocate
… contact your local Veteran's Administration offices. Contact Dana Territo, the Memory Whisperer, Director of Services at Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area, (225) 334-7494, advice@alzbr.org, or visit the organization at 3772 North Blvd

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Alzheimer’s Q&A: Who qualifies for Veteran’s Administration’s ‘Aids and Attendance’ benefit? – The Advocate

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Alzheimer's Q&A: Who qualifies for Veteran's Administration's 'Aids and Attendance' benefit?
The Advocate
… contact your local Veteran's Administration offices. Contact Dana Territo, the Memory Whisperer, Director of Services at Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area, (225) 334-7494, advice@alzbr.org, or visit the organization at 3772 North Blvd

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75-year-old woman last seen near Six Flags Hurricane Harbor found safe – Dallas Morning News (blog)

May 29, 2016 by  
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75-year-old woman last seen near Six Flags Hurricane Harbor found safe
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Updated at 5:50 p.m.: Ozella Gilbert has been found and is safe. A citizen saw her walking around a neighborhood pulling on door knobs to houses, police said. Original item: Police are looking for a 75-year-old woman who walked away from a North …

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Ipswich’s Titcomb rides to fight Alzheimer’s disease – Wicked Local Ipswich

May 29, 2016 by  
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Ipswich's Titcomb rides to fight Alzheimer's disease
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Cushing Titcomb, of Ipswich, will bike 62 miles in the 2016 Ride to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, June 11, in Rye, N.H.. Titcomb joins the Ride to honor the memory of his mother, who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer's disease in her late 50s.

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U of W researchers use antioxidant to prevent Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s in rodents – Windsor Star

May 28, 2016 by  
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U of W researchers use antioxidant to prevent Alzheimer's, Parkinson's in rodents
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University of Windsor researchers hope an antioxidant called CoQ10 will be shown to prevent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in humans, now that they've proved it has that “amazing” effect on mice and rats. The research showed that CoQ10 protected the death …

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Grant stimulates new Alzheimer’s research (copy) – Fremont Tribune

May 27, 2016 by  
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Grant stimulates new Alzheimer's research (copy)
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Thanks to a significant grant from the Fremont Area Alzheimer's Collaborative, a new pilot-study under development hopes to make forward strides in understanding how the initiation and progression of Alzheimer's disease assaults specific areas of the

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It’s Time to Add Alzheimer’s to the List of Global Pandemics – The Fiscal Times

May 26, 2016 by  
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It's Time to Add Alzheimer's to the List of Global Pandemics
The Fiscal Times
While contagious diseases create disastrous health outcomes and economic anxiety, so too do non-communicable diseases, like Alzheimer's. Given this landmark decision by the World Bank Group to create the PEF, now is exactly the time to re-think what we …

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