Novel approach to analyzing brain structures may help predict progression of Alzheimer’s disease – News-Medical.net

October 26, 2016 by  
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Novel approach to analyzing brain structures may help predict progression of Alzheimer's disease
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Use of a novel approach to analyzing brain structure that focuses on the shape rather than the size of particular features may allow identification of individuals in early presymptomatic stages of Alzheimer's disease. A team of Massachusetts General

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Alzheimer’s support group formed – Natchez Democrat

October 25, 2016 by  
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Natchez Democrat
Alzheimer's support group formed
Natchez Democrat
The first step to helping a loved one you believe may have Alzheimer's is being aware of the signs of the illness. Some of these signs include disorientation, hallucinations, delusions, agitation, aggressive behavior and sleep disturbances. If you have

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High school basketball players take part in Alzheimer’s All Star Basketball Classic – News 12 Long Island

October 24, 2016 by  
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High school basketball players take part in Alzheimer's All Star Basketball Classic
News 12 Long Island
BAY SHORE – A group of Long Island high school basketball players put aside their rivalries for the seventh annual Alzheimer's All Star Basketball Classic at Bay Shore High School on Sunday. NBA draftee and Long Island resident Gordon Thomas started …

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Local Alzheimer’s walk raises more than $133000 – Fredericksburg.com

October 23, 2016 by  
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Local Alzheimer's walk raises more than $133000
Fredericksburg.com
More than 550 individuals participated in this year's annual Fredericksburg Walk to End Alzheimer's on Oct. 15 at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. The event raised more than $133,000 for Alzheimer's care, support programs, and
Williamsburg walks to end Alzheimer's – The Virginia GazetteVirginia Gazette
Hundreds Walk to End Alzheimer's in AikenAiken Standard
Walk to End Alzheimer's draws in over 1,000 participants – WSPA.comWSPA.com
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Network can help locate Alzheimer’s patients – North Platte Telegraph

October 23, 2016 by  
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Network can help locate Alzheimer's patients
North Platte Telegraph
Delusions or hallucinations: Those living with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia may misinterpret sights or sounds, causing them to feel fearful and wander to escape their environment. Overstimulation: Individuals living with dementia can become

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A Yakima family deals with the heartbreaking effects of Alzheimer’s – Yakima Herald-Republic

October 22, 2016 by  
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A Yakima family deals with the heartbreaking effects of Alzheimer's
Yakima Herald-Republic
They've faced misunderstanding from others who've said he is “too young” to have Alzheimer's, who have never seen how the disease erases memories, dismantles personalities and steals the most mundane of physical abilities, such as chewing and …

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Purple reigns at Alzheimer’s benefit – The Sun Herald

October 21, 2016 by  
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Purple reigns at Alzheimer's benefit
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The Purple Tie Gala to benefit Alzheimer's Mississippi will be 7-10 p.m. Thursday at the White House Hotel. The benefit will offer plenty of enviable items at silent auction. Among the top-tier items are two-night stays at the White House Hotel

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Should a Person Be Told the Diagnosis When It’s Alzheimer’s? – Huffington Post

October 21, 2016 by  
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Should a Person Be Told the Diagnosis When It's Alzheimer's?
Huffington Post
According to Susan Gilbert, writing on reportingonhealth.org, “Over the last few years there have been news reports about suicides and murder-suicides involving people with Alzheimer's.” She asks herself if this might be a trend, and goes on to give an …

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Lawyer Accused of Stealing $1.2 Million From Elderly and Alzheimers Sufferers – Daily Beast

October 20, 2016 by  
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Lawyer Accused of Stealing $1.2 Million From Elderly and Alzheimers Sufferers
Daily Beast
Prosecutors say his four victims included at least three octogenarians and at least two people with dementia or Alzheimer's. Novy stole more than $500,000 from one elderly woman, according to prosecutors, funneling $300,000 into company accounts and …

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Walk to end Alzheimer’s affects community – KAGS News

October 19, 2016 by  
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Walk to end Alzheimer's affects community
KAGS News
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Happening this weekend, The Walk to end Alzheimer's is an event to raise awareness about the disease. As the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, it effects several families across the country and even some right …

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