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Treatment For Alzheimer's Should Start Years Before Disease Sets In : NPR

Treatment For Alzheimer's Should Start Years Before Disease Sets In : NPR | Alzheimer's Mashup | Scoop.it
New research suggests that by the time an Alzheimer's patient is diagnosed, many key neurons are already dead.
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Despite Alzheimer's, Couple Holds Tight To Old Memories

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Pansy Greene, 73, is still in the early stages of Alzheimer's. She and her husband, Winston, describe their "journey," a term they use to refer to much more than Pansy's struggle with the disease.
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Alzheimer's Cases Rise, But Hope Remains

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More than 5 million Americans currently have Alzheimer's disease, and the number is only going to increase in part, due to aging baby boomers. But researchers say increased awareness and early detection is helping ...
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Anna Boschert's curator insight, May 27, 2013 4:46 PM

A neuropsychologist conducted a study and discovered called amyloid plaque in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's.They discovered that many older individuals who are still normal have these changes of amyloid plaque. A bbig amount of what's called fibular amyloid may trigger Alzheimer's studies have shown. In patients already diagnosed with Alzheimer's, the neurons may be too damaged for memory loss to be reversed. If diagnosed early, there might be some hope.

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UC Santa Barbara scientists discover cinnamon compounds' potential ability to ... - EurekAlert (press release)

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Men, African-Americans More Susceptible to Alzheimers « CBS St ...

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Washington University scientists have helped identify many of the bio-markers for Alzheimer's that could potentially predict which patients will develop the disorder later in life. Now, studying spinal fluid samples and other ...
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Alzheimer's Caregivers -- 5 Ways To Deal With Your Loved One's Embarrassing ... - Huffington Post (blog)

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Furthermore, Alzheimer's patients tend to lose their sense of inhibition and may say rude things to people.
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Type II Diabetes and Alzheimer's Connection

Peptides, amino acids, amyloid beta, Alzheimer plaques, neurons, amylin (Type II Diabetes and the Alzheimer's Connection http://t.co/JT7D6stHJ7 #dementia, #alz)...
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In Alzheimer's shadow: Who cares for caregivers? - Boston Herald

In Alzheimer's shadow: Who cares for caregivers?
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As the caregiver for a husband with Alzheimer's disease, Gail McCarthy was on intimate terms with exhaustion and anxiety. "I was so, so tired.
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Glen Campbell alzheimer's ends touring career, to release new album

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ABC7Chicago.com Glen Campbell alzheimer's ends touring career, to release new album ABC7Chicago.com Alzheimer's has robbed Campbell of many of his best memories, gained over a lifetime as an entertainment icon who was a pop star, a groundbreaking...
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In Alzheimer's shadow: Who cares for caregivers? - Boston.com

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Alzheimer's Story Starters for Android

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You, the caregiver, are the Story Starter. When you start the conversation, you get things rolling. The options here can bring a welcome distraction from...
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What is Alzheimer's Disease | Visual.ly

What is Alzheimer's Disease | Visual.ly | Alzheimer's Mashup | Scoop.it
What is Alzheimer's Disease. Added by VisualApogee + Follow. ♥ Like. What is Alzheimer's Disease Infographic. < / > Click here to embed this graphic on your website. What is Alzheimer's? Here are the facts and the statistics ...
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Not all dementia is Alzheimer's - Seacoastonline.com

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When we think of dementia as a disease, the first thought is Alzheimer's, but there is another form of dementia that accounts for about a third of all cases diagnosed.
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Workshops Help Families Grappling With Alzheimer's Home Care

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With most of the more than 5 million people with Alzheimer's cared for at home, the nation's largest provider of nonmedical senior home care now offers free training workshops for family caregivers.
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The Latest Research On Alzheimer's : NPR

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The largest gains in treatment of the disease have been made in the psycho-social realm — preparing the patient and the caregiver for what to expect. Dr.
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10 Critical Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers - Huffington Post

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Modesto Bee 10 Critical Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers Huffington Post To Connect With People Who Have Alzheimer's, Put Something Meaningful in Their Hand: This is a valuable tip provided by Tom and Karen Brenner in their book, You Say Goodbye and...
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TEDMED’s Great Challenges Day Addresses Caregiver Crisis

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Caregiving | Home & Family | RelationshipsRecently, I participated in the first TEDMED Great Challenges day which addressed 20  great challenges (see my previous post about the Dementia Tsunam...
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Alzheimer's makes a somber background for tepid new musical 'The Memory ... - New York Post

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Senior Focus: Should older adults take statins?

Senior Focus: Should older adults take statins? | Alzheimer's Mashup | Scoop.it
I heard an interesting discussion at the recent American College of Cardiology meeting, led by Dr. Michael Rich, a professor of cardiology and colleague at Washington University in St. Louis.
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Alzheimer's Screening Tests are Accurate - But People Don't Follow Through - Dementia Today

Alzheimer's Screening Tests are Accurate - But People Don't Follow Through - Dementia Today | Alzheimer's Mashup | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Screening Tests (Alzheimer's Screening Tests are Accurate - But People Don't Follow Through http://t.co/wlkIVdPdkg #dementia, #alz)
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Exercise may help slow Alzheimer's-related loss of physical abilities

Exercise may help slow Alzheimer's-related loss of physical abilities | Alzheimer's Mashup | Scoop.it
Martha's Vineyard Times Exercise may help slow Alzheimer's-related loss of physical abilities Washington Post THIS STUDY involved 210 people with Alzheimer's who were 78 years old on average, had shown a decline in mobility and were living at home...
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Swedish study suggests reduced risk of dementia

A new Swedish study published in the journal Neurology shows that the risk of developing dementia may have declined over the past 20 years, in direct contrast to what many previously assumed.
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Study Suggests That Millions of Alzheimer’s Disease Cases Might be Prevented by Reducing Seven Potential Risk Factors

Study Suggests That Millions of Alzheimer’s Disease Cases Might be Prevented by Reducing Seven Potential Risk Factors | Alzheimer's Mashup | Scoop.it
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Brain Changes Seen in Relatives of Alzheimer's Patients - WebMD

Brain Changes Seen in Relatives of Alzheimer's Patients - WebMD | Alzheimer's Mashup | Scoop.it
Brain Changes Seen in Relatives of Alzheimer's Patients WebMD WEDNESDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- If Alzheimer's disease runs in your family, you may be more likely to have brain changes associated with the disorder even before symptoms such as...
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Why Alzheimer's Is Our Children's Nightmare - Huffington Post

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Why Alzheimer's Is Our Children's Nightmare
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RAND's research is the latest addition to the growing body of evidence that shows Alzheimer's is poised to become the fiscal nightmare of the 21st century.
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