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Hazel Hawke, the ex-wife of Australia's longest serving prime minister Bob Hawke, has died after complications with dementia.
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Her family issued a statement on Thursday night saying she passed away peacefully after succumbing to complications of the disease.
To address the important issue of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, education sessions regarding care for the caregivers will be sponsored by the Health and Wellness Committee of Holy Cross Church, in association with the Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton.
"I can't survive without you," she told the 30 or so people in the room. "You're my sisters, my brothers, my family." Members of the Alzheimer/Dementia Support Group are precious to her, she said, because many have been where she is going, endured what she is enduring or face what she is facing.
While the development of Alzheimer's and dementia cannot be fully controlled, here are some steps you can take to delay or prevent cognitive decline.
Actress Carey Mulligan has shared her family's experience of Alzheimer's as researchers announce they have pinpointed a trigger that causes the disease.
Sharply reducing calorie intake, by as much as 40 percent, could slow aging in cells and may even prolong life span, studies have suggested.
LINCOLNSHIRE NHS Foundation Trust will be offering an insight into dementia on Friday, May 24 at Pilgrim Hospital, to coincide with Dementia Awareness Week.
Here are ten of the most significant studies on staving off Alzheimer's, with an expert verdict from the Alzheimer's Society's Jessica Smith That was the claim yesterday from scientists at Oxford University who suggested a daily dose of vitamin B could stave off the condition's devastating progression.
Novartis, the Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company, which has a presence in East Hanover, said it would ramp up its Alzheimer's research.
Image: FROM "NEUROSCIENCE: GLIA - MORE THAN JUST BRAIN GLUE," BY NICOLA J. ALLEN AND BEN A. BARRES, IN NATURE , VOL.
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! Researchers have pinpointed a catalytic trigger for the onset of Alzheimer's disease - when the fundamental structure of a protein molecule changes to cause a chain reaction that leads to the death of neurons in the brain.
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: Alzheimer's / Dementia ; Respiratory / Asthma Article Date: 21 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT A new study looking at sleep-disordered breathing and markers for Alzheimer's disease risk in cerebrospinal fluid and neuroimaging adds to the growing body of research linking the two.
Researchers at USC have found that a class of pharmaceuticals can both prevent and treat Alzheimer's Disease in mice.
Hosted by the Alzheimer's society on Monday at the Friends' Meeting House, the event encouraged people to talk more openly about the condition, including how to recognise the signs and how to cope if someone you love develops dementia.
Vitamin B for Alzheimer's and dementia delay was the subject of a latest research study that showed that Vitamin B is "the first and only disease-modifying treatment that's worked." A. David Smith, professor emeritus of pharmacology at Oxford University in England and senior author of the research study said that "we have proved the concept that ... (more)
In a study on elderly subjects with increased dementia risk, researchers at the University of Oxford showed that high-dose B-vitamin treatment can slow the atrophy of specific brain regions that are a key component of the Alzheimer's disease process and that are associated with cognitive decline.