$100 million Alzheimer’s bill unanimously passed by Senate committee – McKnight’s Senior Living

November 30, 2018 by  
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$100 million Alzheimer's bill unanimously passed by Senate committee
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A bipartisan bill that would authorize $100 million in funding over five years to create a public health infrastructure to combat Alzheimer's disease was passed unanimously by the Senate Health Committee on Thursday. The Building Our Largest Dementia …
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Former governor talks of wife’s Alzheimer’s – Gazettextra

November 29, 2018 by  
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Former governor talks of wife's Alzheimer's
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Accepting that the old Elaine was gone was part of a journey as Schreiber learned about Alzheimer's the hard way. Another lesson he calls “therapeutic fibbing.” Elaine once asked how her parents were doing. He told her the truth: Her parents had died.

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How eye exams can help predict risk for Alzheimer’s – KPRC Click2Houston

November 28, 2018 by  
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How eye exams can help predict risk for Alzheimer's
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Cecilia Lee, MD, MS, lead researcher at the University of Washington, said, “We thought that by looking at conditions that happen in the aging eye, we might be able to learn what else is happening to the aging brain, specifically, Alzheimer's disease.”.

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Man with Alzheimer’s missing from Idyllwild – Press-Enterprise

November 27, 2018 by  
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Man with Alzheimer's missing from Idyllwild
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A man with Alzheimer's from Idyllwild went missing on Monday afternoon, and the Riverside County Sheriff's Department was asking for the public's help in finding him. David Bradish, an 80-year-old resident of the community in Mt. San Jacinto State Park

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Final Patient Enrolled in Landmark Alzheimer’s Treatment Trial Targeting Stress Hormone Cortisol – Business Wire (press release)

November 26, 2018 by  
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Final Patient Enrolled in Landmark Alzheimer's Treatment Trial Targeting Stress Hormone Cortisol
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SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Actinogen Medical ASX: ACW ('ACW' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce it has enrolled the final patient into XanADu, its Phase II clinical trial of Xanamem in the treatment of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease.

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Alzheimer’s Q&A: What kind of impact does Alzheimer’s disease have on the caregiver, family and friends? – The Advocate

November 26, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's Q&A: What kind of impact does Alzheimer's disease have on the caregiver, family and friends?
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In addition to the anguish and distress Alzheimer's inflicts with the disease, it also creates an enormous strain on caregivers, families and friends, so much so that oftentimes families are referred to as "invisible patients" or "the second victims of

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HIV drugs may help Alzheimer’s, says study proposing an undiscovered root cause – Defiance Crescent News

November 25, 2018 by  
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HIV drugs may help Alzheimer's, says study proposing an undiscovered root cause
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Led by scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in San Diego, the study finds that, as long suspected, Alzheimer's is a genetic disease. But in nearly all cases, it's not inherited. Rather, it arises during a patient's

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Being mindful of how Alzheimer’s impacts loved ones – Sampson Independent

November 24, 2018 by  
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Being mindful of how Alzheimer's impacts loved ones
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Left brain! Right brain! What? The left side of your brain is where formal speech and language are stored. The right side of your brain is where automatic speech, rhythm and music are stored. A person living Alzheimer's disease will lose on the left

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Alzheimer’s research funding reaches $1.9B, experts say it’s still not enough – KTAR.com

November 23, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's research funding reaches $1.9B, experts say it's still not enough
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PHOENIX – Federal research funds that could prevent or lead to the cure for Alzheimer's disease have reached $1.9 billion annually but still lag far behind research money for cancer and HIV/AIDS, experts said. Funds from the National Institutes of

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Could managing cholesterol prevent Alzheimer’s? – Medical News Today

November 22, 2018 by  
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Could managing cholesterol prevent Alzheimer's?
Medical News Today
The largest genetic study of Alzheimer's disease to date finds that a "handful of gene variants" increases some people's risk of both dementia and cardiovascular disease. The findings imply that, in principle, we may be able to repurpose some

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