Fight against Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease, the most expensive disease ever, is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only one of the top 10 killers...

Maintain animal studies

...computer model forecast sunny weather for the weekend?My family has experienced cancer, Crohn's disease and Alzheimer's disease in recent years. I gladly would sacrifice countless animals to find cures for any maladies that afflict my loved...

'Conditioning' blood flow could deter dementia, GRU researcher says

...to what is called vascular cognitive impairment, Hess said. It is the second-leading cause of dementia after Alzheimer's disease and can make that disease worse when someone has both problems, he said."Vascular causes of dementia are a...

Alzheimer's deaths increasing more than other causes, data show

The rising death rate from Alzheimer's disease does not surprise kindergarten teacher Susan Flake. She sees the extent of the disease every day with her husband, Rick, who...

Help in Alzheimer's fight

When my mother-in-law was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, she was given a prescription for Aricept (which might help control symptoms, but does not slow the progression of the disease...


...Tim Clark, Harris English and Daniel Berger.? Former star golfer Peter Oosterhuis says he has early-onset Alzheimer's disease.Oosterhuis, 67, went public with the news in Golf World's digital magazine on Monday with hopes it will bring...

Housing debt is overwhelming older Americans

...and their mortgage swelled to $288,000.Al, 86, kept working as a tax accountant into his late 70s. But Alzheimer's disease forced him into retirement.The couple is getting by on about $2,500 a month in Social Security and Veterans...

Symposium successful

...or friends. Many who came were concerned about their own future.Dr. Allan Levey, the director of the Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and keynote speaker for the symposium, provided an outstanding update on Alzheimer's research...

Around the block

...1301 RA Dent Blvd.Topics will include the Basics of Alzheimer's and Other Dementias, Current Research in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, Memory Loss and Driving, Medications and Your Memory, and Practical Pointers for Caregivers...

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