Alzheimer’s disease: What you need to know – ABC15 Arizona

October 24, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's disease: What you need to know
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Sandra Day O'Connor's announcement that she's been diagnosed with the early stages of dementia is shedding light on Alzheimer's disease. It creates not only an emotional burden on thousands of families across the country, but a financial one as well.
Knoxville woman living life to the fullest after Alzheimer's diagnosisWATE 6 On Your Side
Justice O'Connor announces she has been diagnosed with dementia, 'probably Alzheimer's'Lompoc Record

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Rita Hayworth’s daughter describes late movie star’s devastating battle with Alzheimer’s: ‘It was very painful’ – Fox News

October 23, 2018 by  
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Rita Hayworth's daughter describes late movie star's devastating battle with Alzheimer's: 'It was very painful'
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The actress, who would have turned 100 on October 17, passed away in 1987 in her New York City apartment at age 68 from Alzheimer's disease. Her youngest daughter has since founded the annual Rita Hayworth Gala through the Alzheimer's Association …

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Sleep Disruption – News-Medical.net

October 22, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's Disease and Sleep Disruption
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Sleep requirements change throughout life. As part of normal aging, sleep generally becomes briefer and fragmented, with older people often having multiple naps throughout the day. This may not be the pattern of sleep seen in patients with Alzheimer's …

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Alzheimer’s can be treated with antidepressants – Digital Journal

October 21, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's can be treated with antidepressants
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The new research comes from the University of Waterloo, and the study indicates that antidepressant medications have an effect on Alzheimer's disease. This is specifically with a class of medicines called selective serotonin uptake inhibitors. These

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Caring for those with Alzheimer’s – Valley News Live

October 20, 2018 by  
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Caring for those with Alzheimer's
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“The responsibility is huge for someone that's caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's,” said Sheena Sando, Home Instead Senior Care General Manager. “5.7 million people in our country have Alzheimer's form of Dementia, so that's a lot of people that

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1960 student test could be groundbreaking in fight against Alzheimer’s – MyAJC

October 20, 2018 by  
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1960 student test could be groundbreaking in fight against Alzheimer's
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Fifty-eight years later, the answers she and her peers gave are still being used by researchers – most recently in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease. A study released this month found that subjects who did well on test questions as teenagers had a

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Does herpes cause Alzheimer’s? – EurekAlert (press release)

October 19, 2018 by  
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Does herpes cause Alzheimer's?
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What causes Alzheimer's disease? The answer could be right under our noses, says leading expert Professor Ruth Itzhaki. Her latest paper presents a lifetime of research evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores can also cause Alzheimer
Common Herpes Virus Could Cause 50 Percent of Alzheimer's Disease Cases, Expert SaysNewsweek
New study shows that herpes can increase risk of Alzheimer'sEarth.com
New evidence of a causal link between herpes viruses and Alzheimer'sThe Irish News

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Alzheimer’s Disease – ScienceAlert

October 18, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's Disease
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As a leading cause of dementia around the globe, Alzheimer's disease attracts billions of dollars in research funding in the hope of finding either a cure or pathways to prevention. It's not easy going. All but a mere 1 percent of studies show promise

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A Cambridge biotech startup is using a new method to gauge the health of synapses in people’s brains as it prepares … – The Boston Globe

October 18, 2018 by  
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A Cambridge biotech startup is using a new method to gauge the health of synapses in people's brains as it prepares
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A brain scan taken of a patient in a study launched by Rodin Therapeutics. The Cambridge company is testing the radioactive substance, developed by a Belgium-based drug maker, as it prepares to test its experimental medicine to treat Alzheimer's disease.

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Walk to raise awareness, funding for Alzheimer’s research on tap for Saturday – Times Record

October 17, 2018 by  
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Walk to raise awareness, funding for Alzheimer's research on tap for Saturday
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BRUNSWICK — More than 28,000 people in Maine are living with Alzheimer's disease and over 69,000 family members and friends are caring for them, according to a recent study by the Alzheimer's Association. Those numbers are expected to increase by …

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