South Worcester County Alzheimer’s Partnership to host free forum – Wicked Local Bellingham

October 23, 2017 by  
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South Worcester County Alzheimer's Partnership to host free forum
Wicked Local Bellingham
BELLINGHAM — The South Worcester County Alzheimer's Partnership, in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter, will offer caregivers a free forum at 12:45 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Bellingham Senior Center, …

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Edelmans Offer $25M to Defeat Alzheimer’s – Barron’s

October 23, 2017 by  
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Edelmans Offer $25M to Defeat Alzheimer's
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Ric and Jean Edelman made the announcement at last week's 2017 XPRIZE Visioneers Summit, in Southern California. The couple's proposed donation would provide funding for an XPRIZE competition focused on Alzheimer's.

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Two Kentucky locations holding Alzheimer’s Q&A – KFVS

October 22, 2017 by  
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Two Kentucky locations holding Alzheimer's Q&A
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There is a free event open to the public for an Alzheimer's question and answer session that will be held in two different locations. On October 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. The event will be held at Baptist Health Paducah 2501 Kentucky Avenue Paducah, KY 42001.

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Kingsport Times News

October 22, 2017 by  
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Walk to End Alzheimer's
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Meredith Sieber, manager of development for the Kingsport-based Mid-South Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, said Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. About 5.5 million Americans have the degenerative brain disease

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Hundreds Gear Up For NYC’s Walk To End Alzheimer’s – CBS New York

October 21, 2017 by  
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Hundreds Gear Up For NYC's Walk To End Alzheimer's
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The walks happen across the country and are the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Fran Davies from the Alzheimer's Association's New York City chapter stopped by to chat with CBS2's Andrea …

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s returns to Riverwalk – Bradenton Herald

October 20, 2017 by  
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Walk to End Alzheimer's returns to Riverwalk
Bradenton Herald
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is being put on by the Alzheimer's Association. According to the organization, Florida has the second highest incidence rate of Alzheimer's and nearly 12,000 Manatee County residents have been diagnosed. “The people of …
Participants sought for 'Walk to End Alzheimer's'Henrico Citizen
Alzheimer's Walk walker: 'The cure is the ultimate goal'Asheboro Courier Tribune
Couple to partake in Walk to End Alzheimer'sDaily Tribune News
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Edelmans Donate $25 Million To Alzheimer’s – Financial Advisor Magazine

October 19, 2017 by  
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Edelmans Donate $25 Million To Alzheimer's
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Ric and Jean Edelman, founders of Edelman Financial Services, Fairfax, Va., have offered a $25 million donation to the XPRIZE competition focused on supporting development of innovative approaches to combat Alzheimer's disease. Their announcement …
Alzheimer's Team Receives Highest Honors at Annual XPRIZE Visioneers SummitBusiness Wire (press release)

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Discovery lights path for Alzheimer’s research – Phys.Org

October 19, 2017 by  
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Discovery lights path for Alzheimer's research
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A probe invented at Rice University that lights up when it binds to a misfolded amyloid beta peptide—the kind suspected of causing Alzheimer's disease—has identified a specific binding site on the protein that could facilitate better drugs to treat
New 'plaque destroying' light therapy could prevent Alzheimer's disease by blitzing dangerous proteinsDaily Mail

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USC seeks a better understanding of Alzheimer’s among Mexican-Americans – USC News

October 18, 2017 by  
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USC seeks a better understanding of Alzheimer's among Mexican-Americans
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USC is taking part in a collaborative project that aims to gain a better understanding of Alzheimer's disease among Mexican-Americans, who account for nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population. A recent review estimated that only 3 percent of Alzheimer's …

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Alzheimer’s walk raises $47000 – Wilkes Journal Patriot

October 17, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's walk raises $47000
Wilkes Journal Patriot
She was busy during the hour before the 10:30 a.m. walk getting signatures for a petition to U.S. Congressmen asking for a strong, accountable National Alzheimer's Plan, ensuring Alzheimer's disease research is a priority at the National Institutes of

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