Kirk and Anne Douglas among those honored at Santa Barbara Alzheimer’s luncheon – KEYT

November 22, 2016 by  
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Kirk and Anne Douglas among those honored at Santa Barbara Alzheimer's luncheon
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Honorees included legendary actor Kirk Douglas and his wife Anne who have been generous supporters of Alzheimer's research and who have provided funding for a hospital facility in Los Angeles. They were presented with a Leadership Award, but were …

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Allergan expands Alzheimer’s campaign after expanding Namzaric indication – FiercePharma

November 21, 2016 by  
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Allergan expands Alzheimer's campaign after expanding Namzaric indication
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With a newly expanded indication for Alzheimer's disease combination therapy Namzaric, Allergan has added new creative elements to an already running campaign. The expansion, approved in July, allows patients currently treated with Eisai's Aricept to …

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Pat Summitt Alzheimer’s Clinic set to open in December – WTHITV.com

November 20, 2016 by  
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Pat Summitt Alzheimer's Clinic set to open in December
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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – In a partnership with the UT Medical Center and the Pat Summitt Foundation, the Pat Summitt Alzheimer's Clinic is set for a soft open in December. Project managers say the soft open will allow administrative and medical staff to

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St. Elizabeth hosts Alzheimer’s cooking workshop – Weekly Citizen

November 19, 2016 by  
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St. Elizabeth hosts Alzheimer's cooking workshop
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St. Elizabeth Hospital, in partnership with LeBlanc's Frais Marche and the Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area, hosted an educational cooking workshop on Monday to offer tips and strategies on cooking and eating choices for Alzheimer's caregivers

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These simple lifestyle changes can prevent or slow Alzheimer’s – MarketWatch

November 18, 2016 by  
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These simple lifestyle changes can prevent or slow Alzheimer's
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Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. As a scientist who works to better understand this and other neurodegenerative disorders, I know the personal toll these incurable diseases take on families.
Minot observes Alzheimer's Awareness MonthMinot Daily News
November is National Alzheimer's Awareness MonthSelma Times-Journal
US Reps. Smith, Waters Mark National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness MonthTri County Sentry (blog)

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Conference provides insight into Alzheimer’s journey – Delaware State News

November 17, 2016 by  
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Conference provides insight into Alzheimer's journey
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DOVER — “Sharing the Journey” turned out to be the perfect name for the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter's annual Delaware Dementia Conference. Nearly 600 family members and professional caregivers to individuals living with …
SmartHealthToday: Nearly 5.4 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's, exacts a devastating tollKyForward.com
Alzheimer's Society say that neglect of dementia patients is 'happening behind closed doors'Daily Mail
DEMENTIA CARE WARNING: More than a THIRD of home care workers 'have NO formal training'Express.co.uk
Niagarathisweek.com -Alzheimer’s Society -Wicked Local Saugus
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Voice of the Reader: End Alzheimer’s – The Southern

November 17, 2016 by  
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Voice of the Reader: End Alzheimer's
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I recently attended my local Walk to End Alzheimer's in Mattoon. Unfortunately, people are often surprised when I tell them that Alzheimer's disease is fatal and very common. 5.4 million Americans currently have Alzheimer's and more than 13 million
Experts explore federal agency collaborations to close Alzheimer's research gapsEurekAlert (press release)

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Good News: Scientists Develop Antibiotics to Treat Alzheimer’s – Nature World News

November 16, 2016 by  
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Good News: Scientists Develop Antibiotics to Treat Alzheimer's
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In a journal article published by Nature Communications as reported by Science Daily, scientists from the University of British Columbia demonstrated a potential drug treatment that aims to reduce brain damage which occurs in at the onset of Alzheimer's.

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Alzheimer’s caregivers hopeful research will lead to cure – WWMT-TV

November 15, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's caregivers hopeful research will lead to cure
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November is the national awareness month for both the disease and family caregivers. According to the Alzheimer's Association nearly 200 thousand people in Michigan have the disease, but it's not often talked about because of how devastating it can be, …

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Dementia and Alzheimer’s are leading cause of death: Conditions overtake heart disease – Express.co.uk

November 14, 2016 by  
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Dementia and Alzheimer's are leading cause of death: Conditions overtake heart disease
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New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that 61,686 people died of Dementia or Alzheimer's last year, 11.6 per cent of all deaths. Ischaemic heart disease, commonly known as coronary heart disease (CHD), was the second leading …

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