Health alert: The link between race, gender & Alzheimer’s disease – W*USA 9

June 22, 2017 by  
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Health alert: The link between race, gender & Alzheimer's disease
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Researchers have found that women are statistically more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. African-Americans are about twice as likely and Hispanics are about one and a half times more likely than older whites

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Anti-Alzheimer’s Compounds Found in Medicinal Plant Using New Drug Discovery Strategy – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

June 21, 2017 by  
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Anti-Alzheimer's Compounds Found in Medicinal Plant Using New Drug Discovery Strategy
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
New data—published recently in Frontiers in Pharmacology in an article entitled, “A Systematic Strategy for Discovering a Therapeutic Drug for Alzheimer's Disease and Its Target Molecule", demonstrate that a new technique identifies several active …
African plant extract offers new hope for Alzheimer'sScience Daily
African Plant Extract Could Form Basis of New Alzheimer's DrugSci-News.com
Traditional African 'love potion' could be used to treat Alzheimer'sNottingham Post

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Systems pharmacology modelers accelerate drug discovery in Alzheimer’s – EurekAlert (press release)

June 21, 2017 by  
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Systems pharmacology modelers accelerate drug discovery in Alzheimer's
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Alzheimer's is a chronic neurodegenerative disease which leads to the senile cognitive impairment and memory loss. Every third person older than 70 years suffers from it. Such changes are caused by functional disorders and subsequent death of neurons.
Elevated Brain Amyloid Linked to Later Cognitive DeclineMedscape

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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Awards $25000 in AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

June 21, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's Foundation of America Awards $25000 in AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship …
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One minute he was doing something with purpose, and in the next minute, he couldn't remember what it was he was doing,” recalled Kyra Carbone, 18, of her father's battle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Kyra, from Stoughton, Wis., continued in her …

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Biogen Upgraded at UBS on Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial Progress – TheStreet.com

June 19, 2017 by  
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Biogen Upgraded at UBS on Alzheimer's Clinical Trial Progress
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UBS Analyst Carter Gould said the Cambridge, MA-based biopharmaceutical company's risk/reward profile has improved due to recent progress with their Aducanumab drug to treat Alzheimer's. Market competition for Biogen's spinal muscular atrophy …

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Forgetfulness does not always indicate Alzheimer’s disease – WLS-TV

June 19, 2017 by  
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Forgetfulness does not always indicate Alzheimer's disease
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Joe is not the only one who fears that they are in the beginning stages of Alzheimer's. Doctors say they are seeing a rise in patients worried about their memory lapses and fear that it is Alzheimer's. Most of the time it is not. But if it's not

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Alzheimer’s events at Touchmark June 21 – WDAY6

June 19, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's events at Touchmark June 21
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FARGO — Touchmark at Harwood Groves is hosting a number of Alzheimer's disease-related events on Wednesday, June 21. The day, which is the summer solstice, is known as "The Longest Day" in the Alzheimer's community because "for those living with …

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UK, YMCA to study whether exercise can slow Alzheimer’s – Lexington Herald Leader

June 18, 2017 by  
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UK, YMCA to study whether exercise can slow Alzheimer's
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The study will explore whether physical exercises such as stretching, balance and range of motion vs. moderate-to-high intensity aerobic exercise can slow the progression of early Alzheimer's disease memory problems (known as mild cognitive impairment) …

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RVNA Today: Alzheimer’s deaths on the rise – The Ridgefield Press

June 18, 2017 by  
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RVNA Today: Alzheimer's deaths on the rise
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U.S. health officials report that as baby boomers are aging, deaths from Alzheimer's disease have increased 55% over the period 1999 to 2015. In addition to the aging population, the increase can be attributed to better diagnosis and the fact that the
Death rates from Alzheimer's on the rise — new reportsInquirer.net

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Pensacola father with early-onset Alzheimer’s struggles to preserve memories – Pensacola News Journal

June 17, 2017 by  
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Pensacola father with early-onset Alzheimer's struggles to preserve memories
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Only 56, LeBlanc has early-onset Alzheimer's disease, a form of Alzheimer's that affects people age 65 and younger and accounts for less than 10 percent of Alzheimer's cases. He was diagnosed with the memory-robbing disease in October 2014 after

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