‘Unite & Fight’ Raises Money For Retired Sgt. With Alzheimer’s – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

March 11, 2018 by  
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'Unite & Fight' Raises Money For Retired Sgt. With Alzheimer's
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police officers, firefighters and paramedics threw punches Saturday night to help a brother in blue. The annual “Unite and Fight” event was held at Uppercut Boxing Gym in Minneapolis.. This year, the fights are raising funds for

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What Caregivers Should Know About Alzheimer’s – U.S. News & World Report

March 10, 2018 by  
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What Caregivers Should Know About Alzheimer's
U.S. News & World Report
FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As the number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease continues to rise, the role of caregivers has become increasingly important, a dementia expert notes. "A good caretaker who understands the disease
The Caring Corner, presented by Acorn: When an Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of CureChapelboro.com

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Alzheimer’s Risk May Affect Kids’ Brain Function, Hippocampal Volume – Medscape

March 9, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's Risk May Affect Kids' Brain Function, Hippocampal Volume
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"Previous studies showed associations between polygenic risk score for Alzheimer's disease and both memory decline and lower hippocampal volume in adults. Nevertheless, studies investigating this issue in children and adolescents were lacking," he
Severe Lack of Volunteers for Clinical Laboratory Studies Has US Alzheimer's Researchers Employing Innovative …DARKDaily.com – Laboratory News

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The quest for the blockbuster Alzheimer’s drug has stalled, but there’s another option – CNBC

March 8, 2018 by  
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The quest for the blockbuster Alzheimer's drug has stalled, but there's another option
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When drug giant Pfizer announced earlier this year it was exiting the neuroscience business, including the search for a drug to treat Alzheimer's, doctors involved in the race to find a cure were caught off guard. "I was surprised, because I knew they

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Preclinical Alzheimer’s Identified With Molecular Markers – Neurology Advisor

March 7, 2018 by  
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Preclinical Alzheimer's Identified With Molecular Markers
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HealthDay News — For young adults with autosomal dominant Alzheimer disease (AD), molecular markers can identify changes associated with the disease before clinical onset, according to a study published online in JAMA Neurology. Yakeel T. Quiroz, PhD

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Alzheimer’s researchers win brain prize – BBC News

March 6, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's researchers win brain prize
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Four dementia scientists have shared this year's 1m Euro brain prize for pivotal work that has changed our understanding of Alzheimer's disease. Profs John Hardy, Bart De Strooper, Michael Goedert, based in the UK, and Prof Christian Haass, from
Nice prize for Alzheimer's work, shame about the lack of a cureNew Scientist
Alzheimer's researchers win world's top brain research prizeSpeaking of Research
World-leading dementia researchers win 2018 Brain PrizeAlzheimer’s Society
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FDA’s updated standards remove an unnecessary barrier to testing Alzheimer’s drugs – STAT

March 5, 2018 by  
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FDA's updated standards remove an unnecessary barrier to testing Alzheimer's drugs
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fter years of relying on outdated standards for evaluating new drugs for Alzheimer's and other neurologic diseases, the FDA is finally modernizing its approach 1. This is good news for researchers working to develop much-needed medications for these
Aerobic exercise slows cognitive decline in Alzheimer's diseaseARY NEWS

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Business of Health: The long, difficult path to an Alzheimer’s drug – NewsOK.com

March 4, 2018 by  
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Business of Health: The long, difficult path to an Alzheimer's drug
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Last month, almost two decades after the scientist had made a series of groundbreaking discoveries at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, a short story appeared in news outlets around the country. It reported that Merck & Co. was stopping its

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An Alzheimer’s drug might be able to repair cavities in teeth – New York Daily News

March 3, 2018 by  
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An Alzheimer's drug might be able to repair cavities in teeth
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A recent discovery about an Alzheimer's drug may lead to the end of cavity fillings in teeth as we know them. Scientists discovered the drug, Tideglusib, promoted natural tooth regrowth during its clinical trials on mice, which led to total repair of

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When Alzheimer’s Makes Room for Love – New York Times

March 2, 2018 by  
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When Alzheimer's Makes Room for Love
New York Times
I am scratching my mother's head. Her hair is quite thin now and I no longer bother to make an appointment in the nursing home's “salon” for a cut. It is just another trauma to her, as is taking a shower. When the aides give her a shower I can hear her

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