How could a middle-aged woman with Alzheimer’s, no money and no transportation vanish in Los Angeles? – Los Angeles Times

November 30, 2016 by  
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How could a middle-aged woman with Alzheimer's, no money and no transportation vanish in Los Angeles?
Los Angeles Times
According to the Alzheimer's Assn., 6 in 10 people with dementia are prone to wandering. But Moody doubts this was a case of his wife simply going for a walk. “People ask me how I did not go to the bathroom with her or send somebody with her,” said

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Film ’21 Voices’ puts spotlight on Alzheimer’s disease – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

November 29, 2016 by  
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Film '21 Voices' puts spotlight on Alzheimer's disease
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Two years ago, Tom Kurlander got a phone call: His mother's doctor was on the line from Florida to let him know that she was in grave danger. “When I got on the plane I don't know if I could spell the word 'Alzheimer's,' ” he said, describing the

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Family of missing woman with Alzheimer’s offers $1K reward – KSAT San Antonio

November 28, 2016 by  
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Family of missing woman with Alzheimer's offers $1K reward
KSAT San Antonio
Sunday marked one week since 69-year-old Maria Llamas went missing from the Poteet Flea Market.
Reward announced for missing elderly woman with Alzheimer'sWOAI

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Family of missing woman with Alzheimer’s gathers to pray for her return – KSAT San Antonio

November 27, 2016 by  
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Family of missing woman with Alzheimer's gathers to pray for her return
KSAT San Antonio
POTEET, Texas – The family of a woman who's been missing for almost a week is desperate to find her. Family and friends of Maria Llamas, 69, gathered to pray for her return Saturday. Llamas was last seen Sunday when she wandered away from her …

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Groups work together to help victims of Alzheimer’s – Nogales International

November 26, 2016 by  
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Groups work together to help victims of Alzheimer's
Nogales International
Thirty-seven members of the Crossroads Quilters, the Elgin Club and the Elgin Sonoita Cowbelles met at the Elgin Communty Club to construct activity mats for Alzheimer's patients on Nov. 16. The workshop was the brainchild of Char Brown of Elgin.

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Missing man with Alzheimer’s disease found – Wichita Eagle

November 25, 2016 by  
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Missing man with Alzheimer's disease found
Wichita Eagle
ORIGINAL STORY: Wichita police say a 79-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease went missing from northwest Wichita early Thursday. Marion J. Hensler could be driving a 2004 dark blue Ford Focus with Kansas tag 134 HVF, police said. He was reported …

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Watch for warning signs of Alzheimer’s – Huntington Herald Dispatch

November 25, 2016 by  
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Watch for warning signs of Alzheimer's
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, is a disease that affects memory, thinking and behavior. It is not part of the normal aging process, worsens over time and currently has no known cure. Currently, an estimated 5.4 million Americans of all

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Eli Lilly’s promising Alzheimer’s drug fails in clinical trials – CNN

November 24, 2016 by  
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Eli Lilly's promising Alzheimer's drug fails in clinical trials
CNN
Almost 47 million people live with dementia worldwide and that number is expected to double every 20 years to reach 131 million people in 2050, according to Alzheimer's Disease International. Dementia due to Alzheimer's disease is estimated to account
Eli Lilly's Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Fails in Large TrialNew York Times
Failure of Another Alzheimer's Drug Forces a ReassessmentWall Street Journal
Promising Alzheimer's Drug Doesn't Help Dementia PatientsNBCNews.com
MarketWatch -TIME -Bloomberg -Eli Lilly and Company
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Allergan chases high dose, low side effects Alzheimer’s combo in biotech buy – FierceBiotech

November 23, 2016 by  
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Allergan chases high dose, low side effects Alzheimer's combo in biotech buy
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What it's got are two generic APIs combined together: the first being the copycat form of Pfizer and Eisai's Alzheimer's med Aricept (donepezil) and the second Astellas' Vesicare (solifenacin), a peripherally acting cholinergic blocker, used for

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Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) Announces Solanezumab Phase 3 in Alzheimer’s Disease Missed Primary Endpoint – StreetInsider.com

November 23, 2016 by  
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Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) Announces Solanezumab Phase 3 in Alzheimer's Disease Missed Primary Endpoint
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Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced that solanezumab did not meet the primary endpoint in the EXPEDITION3 clinical trial, a phase 3 study of solanezumab in people with mild dementia due to Alzheimer's disease (AD). Patients treated with …

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