Team at CWRU receives $2.8 million for Alzheimer’s research – Crain’s Cleveland Business

January 9, 2018 by  
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Team at CWRU receives $2.8 million for Alzheimer's research
Crain’s Cleveland Business
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a $2.8 million grant to researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and collaborators to identify FDA-approved medications that could be repurposed to treat Alzheimer's disease, the

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Alzheimer’s setback as promising drug shows no benefit in clinical trials – The Guardian

January 9, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's setback as promising drug shows no benefit in clinical trials
The Guardian
The quest to develop drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease has experienced a new setback, with a promising medication failing to show benefits in the latest series of clinical trials. Earlier trials had suggested that the drug idalopirdine, from the
Medication did not decrease cognitive loss in patients with Alzheimer's diseaseEurekAlert (press release)

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Deputies looking for missing man who has Alzheimer’s – The Daily Herald

January 8, 2018 by  
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Deputies looking for missing man who has Alzheimer's
The Daily Herald
Yoshihara had been experiencing delusions, according to the sheriff's office. Just before he went missing, he had been talking with his wife about their former home in the 2800 block of 128th Street in Everett. The residence has since burned down, but
Man With Alzheimer's Missing In Snohomish CountyPatch.com

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Alzheimer’s Association offers caregiver support groups – nwitimes.com

January 7, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's Association offers caregiver support groups
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The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosts support groups across the state for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Support groups are free and designed to provide

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Pfizer will cut 300 jobs as it halts development of Alzheimer’s and … – The Boston Globe

January 7, 2018 by  
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Pfizer will cut 300 jobs as it halts development of Alzheimer's and …
The Boston Globe
Pfizer will cut 300 jobs in Cambridge, Andover, and Groton, Conn., after the company said it would no longer try to develop Alzheimer's and Parkinson's drugs, according to the Wall Street Journal. The company said the cuts would occur over several
Pfizer halts development of Alzheimer's drugsSeeking Alpha
Pfizer Ends Hunt for Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's – WSJWall Street Journal
The Day – Pfizer expects to cut about 100 positions in Groton, as it …theday.com

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Fresh Air Weekend: Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease; The Golden Age Of Sunday Comics – KANW

January 6, 2018 by  
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Fresh Air Weekend: Fighting Alzheimer's Disease; The Golden Age Of Sunday Comics
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Neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli says that while a certain amount of memory loss is a natural part of aging, what Alzheimer's patients experience is different. Roy Scott / Ikon Images/Getty Images. Listen. Listening… /. Fresh Air Weekend highlights some

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Alzheimer’s Brain Imaging Advances – WebMD

January 5, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's Brain Imaging Advances
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Jan. 5, 2018 — Advances in brain imaging have uncovered for the first time how Alzheimer's disease might spread through the brain. Scientists at the University of Cambridge in England believe this may allow the disease to be blocked early on to
How Alzheimer's disease spreads throughout the brain – new studyThe Conversation UK
Alzheimer's protein may spread like an infection, human brain scans suggestScience Magazine
Scientists Accidentally Discover a Breakthrough Treatment for Alzheimer'sBig Think
Medical Xpress -Independent Online -European Pharmaceutical Review
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CambridgeACT on Alzheimer’s: Creating moments of joy – ECM Publishers

January 4, 2018 by  
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CambridgeACT on Alzheimer's: Creating moments of joy
ECM Publishers
“The most important thing in communication is to learn to hear what isn't being said. ~Peter F. Drucker. In an effort to raise awareness, educate our community, reduce the stigma associated with Alzheimer's disease and assist families who have been

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Alzheimer’s License Plate will Bring Awareness – The Southside Messenger

January 4, 2018 by  
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Alzheimer's License Plate will Bring Awareness
The Southside Messenger
Alzheimer's plate An Alzheimer's support group has been working tirelessly to try to make a Virginia Alzheimer's License Plate a reality. This plate would create awareness of the need for research for a cure and promote advocacy for those suffering

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Tips To Keep Those With Alzheimer’s From Wandering Off In Cold Weather – CBS Chicago

January 3, 2018 by  
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Tips To Keep Those With Alzheimer's From Wandering Off In Cold Weather
CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — The Alzheimer's Association warns caregivers to be extra watchful those suffering from the disease do not go wandering off in this frigid weather. “I always tell people just because it hasn't happened doesn't mean it won't

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