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KREM.com Spokane
Governor announces Washington state Alzheimer's planOLYMPIA, Wash. -- On Friday Governor Jay Inslee announced the first state plan
Governor announces Washington state Alzheimer's plan
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 21 hours ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- On Friday Governor Jay Inslee announced the first state plan to address Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The governor made the announcement during the Alzheimer Association’s Advocacy Day at the state capitol. “The plan stems from... Read more
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Senior Journal
Stress appears to pave way to Alzheimer’s for senior citizensAlzheimer's & Mental Health News Strong evidence perceived stress increases
Stress appears to pave way to Alzheimer’s for senior citizens
Senior Journal / Posted yesterday
Alzheimer's & Mental Health News Strong evidence perceived stress increases chance older people will develop cognitive impairment Feb. 12, 2016 - Feeling stressed out increases the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Fish oil based diet may help combat Alzheimer's: study Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common disease underlying memory
Fish oil based diet may help combat Alzheimer's
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
: study Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common disease underlying memory problems and dementia in the elderly. The study was published in the journal Current Alzheimer Research. London: A diet... Read more
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Science Daily
Lipid-based diets effectively combat Alzheimer's disease in mouse model: Researchers have devised several lipid-based diets aimed at slowing down progression and relieving symptoms of Alzheimer's diseaseIt is generally accepted that lifestyle and particularly dietary habits influen
Lipid-based diets effectively combat Alzheimer's disease in mouse model: Researchers have devised several lipid-based diets aimed at slowing down progression and relieving symptoms of Alzheimer's disease
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
It is generally accepted that lifestyle and particularly dietary habits influence mental health, and prevalence and progression of AD. Numerous epidemiological studies have revealed profitable effects of dietary intake of especially fish oil on... Read more
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Calgary Sun
How the Calgary Motor Dealers Association (CMDA) gives back to the communityThe Calgary Motor Dealers Association (CMDA) is a non-profit organization repre
How the Calgary Motor Dealers Association (CMDA) gives back to the community
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The Calgary Motor Dealers Association (CMDA) is a non-profit organization representing 78 franchised dealers in Calgary, and while dealers are in business to sell vehicles, they also believe in giving back to the community — in a big way. Formed in... Read more
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New Kerala
Fish oil-based diet may help combat Alzheimer's diseaseNew York, Feb 11 : Feeding fish oil-based diet for three weeks has been found t
Fish oil-based diet may help combat Alzheimer's disease
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New York, Feb 11 : Feeding fish oil-based diet for three weeks has been found to slow progression of Alzheimer's like symptoms in mouse models of the disease, reports a new study, supporting viability of a dietary approach to combat the brain... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers devise lipid-based diets to relieve symptoms of Alzheimer's diseaseAlzheimer´s disease (AD) is the most common disease underlying memory problems
Researchers devise lipid-based diets to relieve symptoms of Alzheimer's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
Alzheimer´s disease (AD) is the most common disease underlying memory problems and dementia in the elderly. One of the invariable pathologies in AD is degeneration of cholinergic synapses in brain cortex and hippocampus. Despite enormous effort to... Read more
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Irish Central
Famed Irish scientist says the cure for Alzheimer’s is only 5 – 10 years awayInformation Dr. Tim Lynch learned from studying an Irish American family 20 yea
Famed Irish scientist says the cure for Alzheimer’s is only 5 – 10 years away
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
Information Dr. Tim Lynch learned from studying an Irish American family 20 years ago is now paving the way for an Alzheimer’s cure. Photo by: iStock A scientist whose major breakthroughs have emerged from studying the brains of Irish families says... Read more
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Science Daily
Evidence of a lipid link in the inherited form of Alzheimer's diseaseIn an article published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, the Australian t
Evidence of a lipid link in the inherited form of Alzheimer's disease
Science Daily / Posted 3 days ago
In an article published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, the Australian team led by Professor Ralph Martins from the CRC for Mental Health and Edith Cowan University, examined the lipid profiles of 20 people who carry a mutation responsible for... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
Pat Summitt: The Legend That Raised The RimShe, at the age of 22, was named head coach of the University of Tennessee wome
Pat Summitt: The Legend That Raised The Rim
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 4 days ago
She, at the age of 22, was named head coach of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team in 1974. She holds an overall record of 1,098-208 and an overall conference record of 458-69. She’s collected 16 SEC Tournament Titles and 16 SEC... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Penn investigators devise new method to map 'transcriptome'A new way of mapping the "transcriptome" -- the collection of RNA read-outs tha
Penn investigators devise new method to map 'transcriptome'
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
A new way of mapping the "transcriptome" -- the collection of RNA read-outs that are expressed by a cell's active genes -- has been devised by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. RNA is both the... Read more
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MedCity News
Yumanity raises $45M Series A for yeast-based drug discovery platformCambridge startup Yumanity Therapeutics just closed out an impressive $45 milli
Yumanity raises $45M Series A for yeast-based drug discovery platform
MedCity News / Posted 4 days ago
Cambridge startup Yumanity Therapeutics just closed out an impressive $45 million Series A – meant to fuel its yeast-based drug discovery platform through preclinical development. The investor syndicate is an interesting blend of strategics and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers illuminate 'dark side' of the transcriptomeA new method to detect, quantify and visualize RNA splicing helps to shed light
Researchers illuminate 'dark side' of the transcriptome
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
A new method to detect, quantify and visualize RNA splicing helps to shed light on the "dark side" of the transcriptome: complex splicing variations that have been known to exist but have not been well studied. Credit: Matthew Gazzara in the Barash... Read more
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FOX News
Controlling blood sugar may help prevent dementia, study findsControlling blood-sugar levels may help prevent dementia, a study released on T
Controlling blood sugar may help prevent dementia, study finds
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Controlling blood-sugar levels may help prevent dementia, a study released on Tuesday showed, offering hope to patients with diabetes that keeping glucose levels in check might reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other types of... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
Penn Researchers Illuminate "Dark Side" of the TranscriptomePHILADELPHIA— A new way of mapping the “transcriptome” -- the collection of RNA
Penn Researchers Illuminate "Dark Side" of the Transcriptome
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted 5 days ago
PHILADELPHIA— A new way of mapping the “transcriptome” -- the collection of RNA read-outs that are expressed by a cell’s active genes -- has been devised by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. RNA is... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Miller awaits offseason filled with fun, financial rewardDenver Broncos� Von Miller (58) and QB Peyton Manning (18) are seen post-game a
Miller awaits offseason filled with fun, financial reward
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Denver Broncos� Von Miller (58) and QB Peyton Manning (18) are seen post-game after a win against the Carolina Panthers after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Gregory Pavan � Associated Press SAN... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish research is unlocking the dark secrets of dementiaTwo groundbreaking discoveries by an Irish scientist, separated by almost 20 ye
Irish research is unlocking the dark secrets of dementia
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
Two groundbreaking discoveries by an Irish scientist, separated by almost 20 years, have shed significant new light on the causes of dementia and Parkinson’s disease. Back in 1994, Prof Tim Lynch was training as a neurologist in the United States... Read more
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The Irish Times
'My friend powered her way across the Channel, through jellyfish and the dark'Friendship week: From best mates to bromances - All week on the irishtimes.com/
'My friend powered her way across the Channel, through jellyfish and the dark'
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
Friendship week: From best mates to bromances - All week on the irishtimes.com/life-and-style, we take a closer look at friendship I met Bronagh Carey in an ordinary classroom in UCD in 2011 whilst we completed our Masters. Of course I didn’t... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Brigham & Women’s leader talks about campaign in Palm BeachDr. Betsy Nabel, president of Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, hosted a me
Brigham & Women’s leader talks about campaign in Palm Beach
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Dr. Betsy Nabel, president of Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, hosted a medical forum and dinner to honor its Palm Beach donors. The event, BWH Inspires, took place Jan. 21 at the Flagler Museum and served as an update for and thank you to the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Customs duty rise on life-saving drugs unlikely to affect patientsIndian companies are already producing these 15 drugs domesticallyIndian compan
Customs duty rise on life-saving drugs unlikely to affect patients
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
Indian companies are already producing these 15 drugs domesticallyIndian companies are already producing these 15 drugs domestically Even as the government has imposed a customs duty... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarADULT ACTIVITIES � The Community House Women�s Club features Acorns Combo, fea
Oakland County community calendar
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
ADULT ACTIVITIES � The Community House Women�s Club features Acorns Combo, featuring dance music from the 30�s, 40�s and 50�s Feb. 9 at the Community House, 380 South Bates in Birmingham. The club meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Fluoride at center of water debateWhen it comes time to add it, workers put on a respirator mask, gloves and a cl
Fluoride at center of water debate
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
When it comes time to add it, workers put on a respirator mask, gloves and a cleansuit, as they do for any chemical or additive they handle. "We have to wear that when ever we handle something dusty," Water Superintendent Chris Satterlee said. A 50... Read more
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Japan Today
Mercury in seafood not harmful to brain: study ‹ Japan TodayEating seafood may lead to higher levels of mercury in the brain, but a study h
Mercury in seafood not harmful to brain: study ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 days ago
Eating seafood may lead to higher levels of mercury in the brain, but a study has found that increased mercury does not appear to raise the risk of dementia. The study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) was based on the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Emergency contact information law signed by governorGov. Rick Snyder signed legislation on Feb. 2 that allows for emergency contact
Emergency contact information law signed by governor
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation on Feb. 2 that allows for emergency contact information to be added to driver�s licenses and state identification cards. Now known as Public Acts 4 and 5 of 2016, House Bills 4459 and 4460 had been introduced by... Read more
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Science Daily
Mesh-like scaffold is disordered in Alzheimer's-affected cells: Skeleton that protects brain cells' control center is found to be damagedThe finding is expected to open new avenues of study of how to prevent the earl
Mesh-like scaffold is disordered in Alzheimer's-affected cells: Skeleton that protects brain cells' control center is found to be damaged
Science Daily / Posted 7 days ago
The finding is expected to open new avenues of study of how to prevent the earliest biological events that result in Alzheimer's. The nucleus is the control center of cells. A mesh-like scaffold called the lamin nucleoskeleton surrounds this control... Read more
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Senior Journal
Elderly reduce risk of Alzheimer’s eating seafood with no worry of mercurySeafood fights dementia; mercury contamination not related to increased brain p
Elderly reduce risk of Alzheimer’s eating seafood with no worry of mercury
Senior Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Seafood fights dementia; mercury contamination not related to increased brain pathology Feb. 6, 2016 - In a study of the brains of deceased elderly people, moderate seafood consumption was associated with less Alzheimer’s disease neuropathology, and... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
For vision disorders in Down syndrome patients, researchers investigate new strategiesVision disorders in Down syndrome patients prompted researchers to investigate
For vision disorders in Down syndrome patients, researchers investigate new strategies
Bel Marra Health / Posted 9 days ago
Vision disorders in Down syndrome patients prompted researchers to investigate new strategies in order to improve sight. Researchers from the University of Houston’s College of Optometry have found a new computer-simulated prescribing strategy for... Read more
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Fulda Free Press
Fulda Free PressThe 2015 Legislature appropriated $1.5 million, which will be used now through
Fulda Free Press
Fulda Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
The 2015 Legislature appropriated $1.5 million, which will be used now through June 30, 2017, to raise awareness of Alzheimer�s disease, increase the rate of cognitive testing in the population at risk for dementias, promote the benefits of early... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'It's a tremendous honour'Already in elite company as one of the world's top golfers, Brantford's David H
'It's a tremendous honour'
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 9 days ago
Already in elite company as one of the world's top golfers, Brantford's David Hearn has joined an exclusive club in his hometown. Hearn was named winner of the Frank Tomlin Memorial Award as 2015 Sportsperson of the Year at the Brantford Sports... Read more
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Senior Journal
Organizations supporting issues and services important to senior citizens Feb. 4, 2016 - The following list of national organizations that serve variou
Organizations supporting issues and services important to senior citizens
Senior Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Feb. 4, 2016 - The following list of national organizations that serve various needs of senior citizens in the United States was compiled by the Administration on Aging (AoA),... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mercury may not thwart seafood brain benefitsBy Eleanor McDermid, Senior medwireNews Reporter Accumulation of mercury in th
Mercury may not thwart seafood brain benefits
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
By Eleanor McDermid, Senior medwireNews Reporter Accumulation of mercury in the brain from eating seafood does not appear to lead to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) neuropathology, shows research published in JAMA. The autopsy study showed that seafood... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Circle of Hope brings light to coping with dementia – Manitoulin ExpositorDr. Guy Proulx is an Ottawa-area psychologist who specializes in memory disorde
Circle of Hope brings light to coping with dementia – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
Dr. Guy Proulx is an Ottawa-area psychologist who specializes in memory disorders. He brought a practical message of hope to participants of the Alzheimer’s Society’s Circle of Hope learning series in Mindemoya. photo by Michael... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
SWOTY finalists celebrate ahead of next week's big awards ceremonyFINALISTS for the 2015 Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year award met up for fi
SWOTY finalists celebrate ahead of next week's big awards ceremony
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
FINALISTS for the 2015 Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year award met up for fizz, fun and fabulous chat for the first time last night. The six women are all contenders for the trophy, which will be presented at a glittering gala dinner in the City... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Something Smells Fishy: New Study Reveals That Seafood Decreases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Previous studies have demonstrated the protective effects of consuming seafoo
Something Smells Fishy: New Study Reveals That Seafood Decreases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
Doctors Health Press / Posted 10 days ago
Previous studies have demonstrated the protective effects of consuming seafood in preventing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Seafood, especially salmon,... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Exeter students help “fidget aprons” groupEXETER — The Exeter Fidget Makers continue to do great work making fidget apron
Exeter students help “fidget aprons” group
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 11 days ago
EXETER — The Exeter Fidget Makers continue to do great work making fidget aprons, which provide tactile sensation for people suffering from dementia. The Fidget Makers were launched in Exeter a couple of years ago by Janet Clarke, after she learned... Read more
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The Torrington Telegram
The Torrington Telegram Melvin Braden June 3, 1934-Jan. 28, 2016YORK, Neb. � Melvin Braden passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on Thursday,
The Torrington Telegram Melvin Braden June 3, 1934-Jan. 28, 2016
The Torrington Telegram / Posted 11 days ago
YORK, Neb. � Melvin Braden passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 after a brave battle with dementia. Melvin was born June 3, 1934 in Geneva, Neb. to Thomas and Elizabeth (Schropfer) Braden. He graduated from Geneva High... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Russell BrownRussell was born on July 21, 1928, Steubenville, OH, to Lawrence and Mary Brown
Russell Brown
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Russell was born on July 21, 1928, Steubenville, OH, to Lawrence and Mary Brown, who preceded him in death. He graduated from Steubenville High School in 1946 and Muskingum College in 1951. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
Global author to speak at Grand Way annual Ladies Day in MarshallGrand Way Church of Christ will host its annual Ladies Day program, Saturday, F
Global author to speak at Grand Way annual Ladies Day in Marshall
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 11 days ago
Grand Way Church of Christ will host its annual Ladies Day program, Saturday, Feb. 6, at Marshall Visual Arts Center, 208 E. Burleson St. Breakfast and registration will begin at 8 a.m. The program will start at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served following... Read more
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iafrica.com
Mercury in seafood no risk for dementia©Moises Fernandez Acosta/shutterstock.com Eating seafood may lead to higher le
Mercury in seafood no risk for dementia
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
©Moises Fernandez Acosta/shutterstock.com Eating seafood may lead to higher levels of mercury in the brain, but a study found that increased mercury does not appear to raise the risk of dementia. The study in the Journal of the American Medical... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Mercury in seafood not harmful to ageing brain, says study Published: 3 February 2016 9:44 AM A study says eating seafood may lead to h
Mercury in seafood not harmful to ageing brain, says study
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 3 February 2016 9:44 AM A study says eating seafood may lead to higher levels of mercury in the brain, but increased mercury does not appear to raise the risk of dementia. – AFP... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Documenting a love to rememberEvery day, Stan Fryer sings Anne Murray’s Could I Have This Dance to his wife,
Documenting a love to remember
Peace Arch News / Posted 11 days ago
Every day, Stan Fryer sings Anne Murray’s Could I Have This Dance to his wife, Shirley. It’s a reminder of when they met, back in 1946, and how they danced the night away. “I really feel that song was sung for us,” the White Rock senior said... Read more
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Science Daily
Fishing for answers about mercury consumptionNow a study lead by researchers from Rush University Medical Center has provide
Fishing for answers about mercury consumption
Science Daily / Posted 11 days ago
Now a study lead by researchers from Rush University Medical Center has provided the first report on the relationship of brain concentrations of mercury to brain neuropathology and diseases associated with dementia. Study results were published in... Read more
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Medical News Today
Alzheimer's: no link to mercury in brain or seafood consumptionThere are many benefits associated with eating seafood, but it is also a source
Alzheimer's: no link to mercury in brain or seafood consumption
Medical News Today / Posted 12 days ago
There are many benefits associated with eating seafood, but it is also a source of mercury, a neurotoxin that affects neurocognitive development. Little has been known about potential links between seafood consumption, mercury levels and brain... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could SEAFOOD slow the progression of dementia? Patients who eat even one portion a week 'have less brain damage' Scientists
Could SEAFOOD slow the progression of dementia?
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Patients who eat even one portion a week 'have less brain damage' Scientists have long thought seafood has benefits for the brain Have now found it may also delay the progression of severe... Read more
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Hamilton News
A person with Alzheimer’s disease is still hereIn the movie Still Alice, Julianne Moore infused grace and honesty into the str
A person with Alzheimer’s disease is still here
Hamilton News / Posted 14 days ago
In the movie Still Alice, Julianne Moore infused grace and honesty into the struggles faced by a woman with Alzheimer's disease. In coming to terms with the heartbreaking symptoms of dementia, Alice must also learn to confront her own stigma of the... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Down syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease link revealed, vaccine targets Alzheimer-like characteristicsA link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease has been found, and a poss
Down syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease link revealed, vaccine targets Alzheimer-like characteristics
Bel Marra Health / Posted 15 days ago
A link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease has been found, and a possible vaccine targets Alzheimer-like characteristics. A study found that individuals with Down syndrome who survive into adulthood face added challenges, like an increased... Read more
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Science Daily
It's complicated: Benefits and toxicity of anti-prion antibodies in the brainDamaging aggregation of proteins in the brain is a hallmark of several neurodeg
It's complicated: Benefits and toxicity of anti-prion antibodies in the brain
Science Daily / Posted 16 days ago
Damaging aggregation of proteins in the brain is a hallmark of several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases. In prion diseases such as Creutzfeld-Jakob disease, aggregates of abnormally folded versions of the PrP... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Agassiz and Harrison residents show support for important health issue by becoming Dementia FriendsMany Agassiz and Harrison residents are this month making one of their most imp
Agassiz and Harrison residents show support for important health issue by becoming Dementia Friends
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Many Agassiz and Harrison residents are this month making one of their most important New Years resolutions ever. They're becoming Dementia Friends, committing to learning a little bit about dementia so they can be supportive and inclusive toward... Read more
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KCEN-TV
H-E-B Recalls Cookware Due to Injury HazardExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS
H-E-B Recalls Cookware Due to Injury Hazard
KCEN-TV / Posted 16 days ago
Exclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground Forces TEXAS -- After receiving multiple complaints of rivets popping... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Stocks Jumps at the Open as Oil Surges Above $33 a BarrelExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS
Stocks Jumps at the Open as Oil Surges Above $33 a Barrel
KCEN-TV / Posted 17 days ago
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