Doing Good: Alzheimer’s Association Board Member Shares Personal Loss – KNWA

July 31, 2018 by  
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Doing Good: Alzheimer's Association Board Member Shares Personal Loss
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – There are 60,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease in Arkansas. For one local woman, the mission to find a cure is a driving force in her life. "His clinical diagnosis was younger onset Alzheimer's," Alzheimer's Association

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Can Soundwaves Crack the Brain’s Barrier to Alzheimer’s Meds? – Voice of America

July 30, 2018 by  
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Can Soundwaves Crack the Brain's Barrier to Alzheimer's Meds?
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The so-called blood-brain barrier around our brains prevents germs and other damaging substances from leaching in through the bloodstream. But it also blocks drugs for Alzheimer's, brain tumors and other neurological diseases from getting to where they

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Can Soundwaves Crack the Brain’s Barrier to Alzheimer’s Meds? – Voice of America

July 30, 2018 by  
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Can Soundwaves Crack the Brain's Barrier to Alzheimer's Meds?
Voice of America
The so-called blood-brain barrier around our brains prevents germs and other damaging substances from leaching in through the bloodstream. But it also blocks drugs for Alzheimer's, brain tumors and other neurological diseases from getting to where they

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Women’s reproductive history may predict Alzheimer’s risk – Newsday

July 29, 2018 by  
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Women's reproductive history may predict Alzheimer's risk
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When asking why more women than men have Alzheimer's disease or dementia — nearly two-thirds of Americans with the disease are women — the prevailing explanation has been that women live longer and that it is a disease associated with aging.

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Alzheimer’s trial drug shows promise, lifts hopes of local families – Dayton Daily News

July 28, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's trial drug shows promise, lifts hopes of local families
Dayton Daily News
More than 5.7 million Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, including 30,000 in the Miami Valley. A new clinical trial has many feeling hopeful, especially with the number diagnosed expected to jump to 15 million over the next two decades.

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Play "Forget Me Not" about black family facing Alzheimer’s comes to St. Louis Aug. 1 – STLtoday.com

July 27, 2018 by  
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Play "Forget Me Not" about black family facing Alzheimer's comes to St. Louis Aug. 1
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To help educate leaders and decision-makers about Alzheimer's disease and its human and economic toll, the National Black Nurses Association and AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer's are presenting the award-winning play "Forget Me Not" at locations …

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Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer’s disease – ABC27

July 26, 2018 by  
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Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer's disease
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Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after repeated failures. Two drug companies said that an experimental therapy they are developing slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose.
Investors turn wary on Biogen/Eisai Alzheimer's drug resultsNasdaq

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For scientists racing to cure Alzheimer’s, the math is getting ugly – The San Diego Union-Tribune

July 25, 2018 by  
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For scientists racing to cure Alzheimer's, the math is getting ugly
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The task facing Eli Lilly, the giant pharmaceutical company, sounds simple enough: Find 375 people with early Alzheimer's disease for a bold new clinical trial aiming to slow or stop memory loss. There are 5.4 million Alzheimer's patients in the United
Alzheimer's disease risk impacted by the liver, dietScience Daily
New study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and dietNew Atlas
NIA director encourages wider use of transformative Alzheimer's …National Institute on Aging (press release)
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Motherhood and fertility may hold clues to Alzheimer’s risk for women – CBS News

July 24, 2018 by  
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Motherhood and fertility may hold clues to Alzheimer's risk for women
CBS News
Both studies were to be presented Monday at the Alzheimer's Association annual meeting, in Chicago. Such research is considered preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal, and these studies did not prove that infertility causes dementia

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Senior community hosts car show fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Association – KEZI TV

July 23, 2018 by  
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Senior community hosts car show fundraiser for Alzheimer's Association
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It's a fundraiser for the the local Alzheimer's Association. Organizers said the money raised benefits people living locally. There were 30 cars from the 1930's to 1976 era at the event. There was also live music, barbecue and a raffle. Organizers said

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