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  1. Oldies but goodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HEALTH'Sass

    ... and anxiety in adults in their 20s and 30s. Usually we think of aging as meaning loss of mental faculties--the old dementia bugaboo. We assume that mental health declines along with cognitive function. Yet actual findings show mental health trending ...

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  2. Cambridge News published Supporter of Alzheimer's Research UK leaves 1million in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cambridge Evening News

    A Cambridgeshire charity has been left an "exceptional and hugely generous gift" of A 1million by a long-term supporter who passed away at the age of 91. Lilian Sully, from High Beach near Loughton, Essex, included a gift in her Will to Alzheimer's Research UK , in Great Abington, after devotedly caring for her husband of 54-years, Joe, for a number of years following his diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies. Their niece Dionne Dixon said: "When my uncle Joe was diagnosed with dementia Aunt Lilian did everything she could to give him the best quality of life and kept him at home as long as she could but eventually he had to move to a nursing home nearby where she visited him daily.

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  3. Alzheimer Society offers free workshop in AbbotsfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    "You have dementia": It's a phrase no one wants to hear from their doctor, yet it's a reality for an ever-increasing number of Abbotsford residents. To help residents understand this pressing health issue, the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. brings its free workshop, Getting to Know Dementia, to Abbotsford on Friday, Aug. 26. Participants will receive basic information on dementia and the impact it has on individuals, their caregivers and their support networks.

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  4. Rona Barrett: HOPE for the 21st Century's Great DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Noozhawk

    ... National Center on Caregiving studies reveal 35 percent of unpaid family caregivers of those with Alzheimer's or dementia meet diagnostic criteria for major depression - and it's not hard to see why. An elderly mother living with one of her ...

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  5. New dementia clinic to open in HalesowenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Dr Raafat Mishriky is a consultant in old age psychiatry and dementia who specialises in dementias and memory problems at West Midlands Hospital. The clinic, which takes place twice a month on the second and fourth Monday , will provide initial assessments leading to treatment for anxiety disorders and depression.

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  6. Corium Announces Streamlined Bioequivalence Development Path for Transdermal Corplex MemantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | GlobeNewswire

    ... in 2015; by 2025, this number is estimated to reach 7.1 million. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. Dementia ranges in severity from mild, when it is just beginning to affect a person's functioning, to ...

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  7. IU School Of Medicine Awarded Five-Year Grant For Alzheimer Disease CenterRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... evidence that Alzheimer's disease begins at least 20 years before the person comes into the doctor's office with dementia. That's transformative knowledge in the field, to which our center has contributed," Dr. Saykin said. He added that "the long ...

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  8. What do we do when the antipsychotics are gone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | McKnightsonline.com

    ... mental health settings just as much as they are medical environments. Most residents in nursing homes suffer from dementia with behavioral disturbances, a mood disorder, or both. Factoring in other residents who are admitted with pre-existing ...

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  9. Letter: Support Alzheimera s research, careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Columbian

    ... care planning for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and palliative and hospice care for patients in late stages of dementia. Alzheimer's disease is the most expensive disease in America. Increasing annual funding for National Institutes of Health ...

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  10. Defiant daughter takes on the Great North Run to raise funds to beat Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Chronicle Live

    ... Anne Bath, 74, was diagnosed with the condition three years ago, though the family recognised the symptoms of dementia much earlier. Anne's husband Malcolm now looks after her at their home in Whickham. "Before mum was diagnosed, I didn't realise ...

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  11. Walk to End Alzheimer's moving to Bangor WaterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Before I personally became involved with the walk, I had only a rough comprehension of what Alzheimer's and other dementia related illnesses truly were. The walk is key to creating awareness, and what better place to do this than downtown Bangor and ...

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  12. Lilian leaves lasting legacy to dementia research in memory of her husbandRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | PressReleasePoint

    Nonagenarian Lilian Sully left a precious and exceptionally generous gift of A 1million to Alzheimer's Research UK in her Will after she passed away at the age of 91. Lilian, from High Beach near Loughton, Essex, included a gift in her Will to the UK's leading dementia research charity after devotedly caring for her husband of 54-years, Joe, for a number of years following his diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies. The couple initially met on the bus when Lilian was travelling to work and although she spurned her future husband's advances at the time, they later bumped into one another at their local pub.

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  13. Moving beyond the pros and cons of automating cognitive testing in...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | CiteULike

    Moving beyond the pros and cons of automating cognitive testing in pathological aging and dementia: the case for equal opportunity The lack of progress over the last decade in developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease has called into question the quality of the cognitive assessments used while also shifting the emphasis from treatment to prophylaxis by studying the disorder at earlier stages, even prior to the development of cognitive symptoms. This has led various groups to seek cognitive tests which are more sensitive than those currently used and which can be meaningfully administered to individuals with mild or even no cognitive impairment.

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  14. New 6.9 million trial to identify patients with early Alzheimer's begins in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Witney Gazette

    ... Others will not be at-risk individuals. Around 850,000 people in the UK are believed to suffer from some form of dementia, the majority having Alzheimer's. In less than 10 years the number of dementia patients in Britain is predicted to reach a ...

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  15. Increased Cerebrospinal Fluid Levels of Ubiquitin Carboxyl-Terminal...Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 20 | CiteULike

    ... CSF levels of DJ-1 and NSE were unchanged in the AD group, whereas they were decreased in the group of other dementia compared to controls in the clinical study. Our main findings support that the UPS pathway may be impaired in AD, and UCH-L1 may ...

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  16. Sessions offer insight on dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Penninsula News Review

    To help residents understand this pressing health issue, the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. brings its free workshop, Getting to Know Dementia, to Saanich on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Participants will receive basic information on dementia and the impact it has on individuals, their caregivers and their support networks. The introductory session reviews the challenges of receiving a diagnosis of dementia.

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  17. Q&A: Alzheimer's DiseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Dysart Reporter

    ... debilitating disease steals memories and quality of life from millions of Americans coping with the symptoms of dementia. It is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Without a doubt, it also places a tremendous toll on family ...

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  18. Could animal testing ever be banned completely?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | ABC News

    ... of the National Non-human Primate Breeding and Research Facility, said. He explains that a drug developed to treat dementia was found to cause heart failure when it was tested in animals. In 2006, six healthy volunteers in the United Kingdom were ...

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  19. Developments related to Alzheimera s offer hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Logan Banner

    ... know firsthand how critical these studies and findings are to improving quality of life for individuals living with dementia, as well as finding ways to prevent people from ever developing it. According to the Alzheimer's Association's 2016 ...

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  20. Alzheimer's care puts financial strain on Connecticut familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Connecticut Post

    ... from reducing or quitting work to provide care. In Connecticut, the prevalence of Alzheimer's or another form of dementia among Medicare beneficiaries is 11.9 percent, according to 2014 data recently released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...

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