Magnesium boosts environmental enrichment in Alzheimer’s – Medical Xpress

November 30, 2017 by  
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Magnesium boosts environmental enrichment in Alzheimer's
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)—The combination of environmental enrichment (EE) and magnesium-L-threonate (MgT) is more effective than either treatment alone for improving cognition and spatial memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a study

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Support group lights candles for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia – Gaston Gazette

November 29, 2017 by  
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Support group lights candles for those with Alzheimer's, dementia
Gaston Gazette
Illuminated by candlelight, the woman stood in a circle surrounded by others caring for or remembering family members with dementia or Alzheimer's. The Tuesday night vigil was in honor of Alzheimer's awareness and Family Caregivers month.

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Lawsuit filed in death of woman with Alzheimer’s who wandered from assisted living facility – Allentown Morning Call

November 28, 2017 by  
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Lawsuit filed in death of woman with Alzheimer's who wandered from assisted living facility
Allentown Morning Call
The family of a woman with dementia who was found dead several weeks after wandering away from a Salisbury Township assisted-living facility filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday in Lehigh County Court. Audrey Penn, 77, went missing Aug. 23 from …

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UDPC OKs plans for medical marijuana dispensary, Alzheimer’s facility – Montgomery Newspapers

November 27, 2017 by  
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UDPC OKs plans for medical marijuana dispensary, Alzheimer's facility
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UPPER DUBLIN >> Land development plans for an Alzheimer's facility and medical marijuana dispensary both received a nod of approval from the Upper Dublin Planning Commission Nov. 21. The planners recommended the board of commissioners …

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Diabetes may lead to a greater risk for Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss – Miami Herald

November 26, 2017 by  
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Diabetes may lead to a greater risk for Alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss
Miami Herald
For people with Type 2 diabetes, there is an additional incentive for keeping the disease under management. Research shows a possible link between diabetes and cognitive decline, including increased risk for Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.
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Alzheimer's Association Applauds Grand Opening Of UNM Memory …Los Alamos Daily Post
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Medical School Seeks Subjects for Alzheimer’s Study – U.S. News & World Report

November 26, 2017 by  
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Medical School Seeks Subjects for Alzheimer's Study
U.S. News & World Report
Murman says he's looking for adults between the ages of 60 and 75 who are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's symptoms because of a genetic subtype. The trial involves medication designed to decrease a protein called beta amyloid in the brain, …

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Engelbert Humperdinck’s New Album Is a ‘Love Letter’ to His Alzheimer’s-Stricken Wife: ‘Caring for Her Is What I … – Inside Edition

November 25, 2017 by  
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Engelbert Humperdinck's New Album Is a 'Love Letter' to His Alzheimer's-Stricken Wife: 'Caring for Her Is What I
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Engelbert Humperdinck has sold more than 150 million albums over the past 50 years, but his latest record is particularly close to his heart. The Man I Want to Be, which is out this month, is an ode to his wife of 53 years, whom he cares for while

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Alzheimer’s Tau protein forms toxic complexes with cell membranes – Science Daily

November 25, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's Tau protein forms toxic complexes with cell membranes
Science Daily
The brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease contain characteristic tangles inside neurons. These tangles are formed when a protein called Tau aggregates into twisted fibrils. As a result, the neurons' transport systems disintegrate, essential

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Running, walking to end Alzheimer’s disease – Community Advocate

November 24, 2017 by  
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Running, walking to end Alzheimer's disease
Community Advocate
Beginning at and ending near Shrewsbury's Town Common, the five- and two-mile run/walk benefits the Alzheimer's Association Mass./N.H. chapter. Speaking on behalf of the event committee, Jane Lizotte welcomed the participants and shared inspiration …

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House panel preps Alzheimer’s care bill – Press Publications Inc.

November 24, 2017 by  
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House panel preps Alzheimer's care bill
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A task force of legislators and others studying the impact of Alzheimer's disease and dementia on the health care system and other issues related to aging may have a report to present to the Ohio House Aging and Long-Term Care Committee by early next …

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