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2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Gwen Kao: a guiding light on Alzheimer's

Gwen Kao, the wife of Nobel physics laureate Charles, has spent half her married life caring for family members with Alzheimer's.

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Related Topix: Health, Physics, Science, Dementia

6 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

Abseiling down to bring Alzheimer's awareness up

On Thursday 7th August, a team of 8 interns from Lloyds Banking Group called 'FutureMinds; abseiled down the Avon Gorge raising over 1000 Alzheimer's Society.

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Related Topix: Health

7 hrs ago | Dana Point News

Dana Point resident honored by Alzheimer's Association

Post-graduate: Anthony J. Carlos , Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at UC Irvine, will receive registration and airfare to the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Copenhagen, Denmark, and $1,500 toward travel expenses.

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Related Topix: Health, Dana Point, CA, UC Irvine, World News, Denmark, Education Etc.

7 hrs ago | Denver Post

Gardens at Columbine set to open facility for seniors with Alzheimer's

An artist's rendering of the new memory-care center at the Gardens of Columbine, near the intersection of West Ken Caryl Avenue and South Platte Canyon Road, shows the north side of the building.

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Related Topix: Columbine, CO, Health, Jefferson County, CO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Scientist

Young blood to be used in ultimate rejuvenation trial

In California, people with Alzheimer's will be given transfusions of young blood to see if improves their cognition there's good reason to hope it might IT SOUNDS like the dark plot of a vampire movie.

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Related Topix: Health, Ithaca, NY, Cornell University, Stanford University, Science / Technology

WTOK-TV Meridian

Alzheimer's Conference Meeting in Meridian

The 15th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Psychiatric Disorders in Older Adults began Wednesday at the MSU Riley center.

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Related Topix: Meridian, MS, Health

Cape Gazette

Hocker's stores support Alzheimer's Association

Shown at the presentation of the checks totaling $4,344 are top sales cashier Fran Swift, who sold 1,465 forget-me-nots; Jamie Magee, Sussex County program coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association; and store Manager Ron Holloway.

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Related Topix: Health, Sussex County, DE, Ocean View, DE, Millville, DE

Medical Daily

Trouble Sleeping In Alzheimer's Patients And Elderly Related To...

For the millions of patients suffering from Alzheimer's, sleep disturbances are an extra burden to their already delicate psyche.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Newswise

Investigational Therapy Focuses on Slowing Progression in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's

Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease currently have no treatment options to slow brain cell deterioration.

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Related Topix: Aricept, Donepezil (generic), Medicine, Texas

China Daily

Chinese, US attitudes on dementia vary

People in China are the most willing group to pay out of pocket to learn early on if they have a dementia-related illness, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease, according to recently published data from a worldwide study on neurological disorders.

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Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease, Health Insurance, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fox News

Bride moves wedding to Alzheimer's center for ill father

When a Michigan woman realized her father was too ill to attend her wedding, she brought the ceremony to his Alzheimer's center, reported The Toledo Blade.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newswise

National Health Organization Offers Answers to "Lewy Who?" Five Ways to Fight Lewy Body Dementia

Today, the Lewy Body Dementia Association steps up its awareness and fundraising effort "Lewy Who?" to put the brakes on Lewy body dementia .

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Related Topix: Medicine

News12.com

Crucita Alvarado, who has Alzheimer's, missing from Coney Island for 7 days

A family on Coney Island is frantically searching for a woman with Alzheimer's disease who has been missing for seven days.

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Related Topix: Health

Freshnews

Stemedica International Announces Pre-clinical Data of Its Alzheimer's Study

Stemedica International S.A., a Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. subsidiary developing stem cell therapies for Alzheimer's disease and dementia, revealed the first results of an intravenous administration of allogeneic, human, ischemia-tolerant mesenchymal stem cells in a pre-clinical animal model of Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Marin Independent Journal

Free workshop on the 10 signs of Alzheimer's

A free workshop on the 10 signs of Alzheimer's disease will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Margaret Todd Senior Center, 1560 Hill Road.

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Related Topix: Health

Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 21 at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Related Topix: Health, Mount Vernon, TX, Franklin County, TX

Time

When Will I Die? How I Decided Whether to Test for Early-Onset Alzheimer's

People ask me all the time if I want to find out how and when I'm going to die. But that's not exactly how they ask it.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Zebrafish help to unravel Alzheimer's disease

New fundamental knowledge about the regulation of stem cells in the nerve tissue of zebrafish embryos results in surprising insights into neurodegenerative disease processes in the human brain.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Medical News Today

Examining the brain's chromosomal make-up in relation to Alzheimer's disease

A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Rush University Medical Center, reveals how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease .

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Related Topix: Health, Rush University

Foster's Daily Democrat

New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Dementia

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