Alzheimer’s Family Center Releases the First Three E-books in its New Series, A Practical Guide for Family Caregivers – Benzinga

December 16, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's Family Center Releases the First Three E-books in its New Series, A Practical Guide for Family Caregivers
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Alzheimer's Family Center (AFC) has released the first three volumes of its new series of caregiver e-books, collectively entitled A Practical Guide for Family Caregivers. (PRWEB) December 16, 2017. Alzheimer's Family Center (AFC) has released the
Flexibility: an important part of caregivingSampson Independent

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Treatment for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s gets a boost. There’s a Miami connection. – Miami Herald

December 15, 2017 by  
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Treatment for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's gets a boost. There's a Miami connection.
Miami Herald
Potential new treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's patients just got a boost. INSIGHTEC, a medical device company led by Miami's Dr. Maurice Ferre, has received $150 million in funding from Koch Disruptive Technologies, a subsidiary of Koch

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Health unit specializing in care for Alzheimer’s patients shutting down at end of December – FOX 29

December 14, 2017 by  
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Health unit specializing in care for Alzheimer's patients shutting down at end of December
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SAN ANTONIO – The Senior Behavioral Health Center at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital will shut down at the end of December, affecting local patients who suffer with severe Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. A spokesperson for Christus Santa Rosa says there

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Rare brain donation could shed light on Alzheimer’s pathology – CU Anschutz Today (press release)

December 14, 2017 by  
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Rare brain donation could shed light on Alzheimer's pathology
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“People with Down syndrome and their families would very much like to help research to understand Alzheimer's disease in them and in the rest of us, and so brain donations from people with Down syndrome are very important.” “It's a great contribution

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Alzheimer’s protein can sneak into the brain from the blood – Science News for Students

December 13, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's protein can sneak into the brain from the blood
Science News for Students
One hallmark of Alzheimer's disease is clumps of a misbehaving protein in the brain. But some of that protein might not have started in the brain. Experiments on mice now show that Alzheimer's proteins can build up in the brain after sneaking in from
Alzheimer's is already a serious problem in the US — and numbers …Mic
Dementia WARNING: A daily diet fizzy drink could increase Alzheimer's risk by THREE timesExpress.co.uk
Seeking clarity about dementiaBangor Daily News
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Bands raise funds for Alzheimer’s – Valdosta Daily Times

December 13, 2017 by  
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Bands raise funds for Alzheimer's
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VALDOSTA — Alzheimer's Caregiver Time Out is holding a fundraiser with two live bands Friday to help fund research for Alzheimer's disease and pulmonary hypertension. ACTO is a respite-care service for people suffering with any type of dementia or

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Living with Alzheimer’s disease: One family’s story – bestofneworleans.com

December 12, 2017 by  
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Living with Alzheimer's disease: One family's story
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This weekend, Hay will travel from her home in West Monroe to be among participants at a free symposium offered by the Alzheimer's Association and Ochsner Health System Dec. 16 for caretakers of people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. At the

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Love Languages Author: How to Be There for a Spouse with Alzheimer’s – TIME

December 11, 2017 by  
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Love Languages Author: How to Be There for a Spouse with Alzheimer's
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More married couples looking for help have sought it out from Gary Chapman's colossal bestseller The 5 Love Languages than any other modern book. More recently, the quietly spoken pastor and counselor from Winston Salem, North Carolina, turned his

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Temple University again greases the clickbait machine with canola oil study – HealthNewsReview.org

December 10, 2017 by  
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Temple University again greases the clickbait machine with canola oil study
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But when preliminary findings are reported to the public without appropriate context, that's a problem. And it's one that we've seen twice in the past six months at Temple University. In June we criticized an overreaching university news release
Alzheimer's Symptoms Worsened by Canola Oil—and It Could Cause Onset of Dementia, Scientists WarnNewsweek
Canola oil linked to worsened memory and learning ability in Alzheimer'sScience Daily
Can Canola Oil Give You Alzheimer's Disease?TheStreet.com
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UW, VA study looks at fish oil to prevent Alzheimer’s disease – Madison.com

December 9, 2017 by  
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UW, VA study looks at fish oil to prevent Alzheimer's disease
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Kendra McIntosh gets up from an MRI scanner after receiving a brain scan as part of a study at UW Health and Madison's Veterans Hospital. The study is evaluating the potential effects of fish oil on Alzheimer's disease in veterans with a parental

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