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...

Early-onset Alzheimer's patients want support group in Augusta

...frontotemporal dementia, a somewhat rare disorder related to Alzheimer's disease. He is part of a growing segment of those patients...000 under age 65 of the more than 5 million with Alzheimer's disease. Lentz didn't realize he was having a problem...

Alzheimer's disease advocates need you to join the ongoing fight

...seconds, a person develops Alzheimer's disease. In Georgia alone, nearly...emerging Alzheimer threat. Alzheimer's disease doesn't just happen to the...all those who have battled Alzheimer's disease and lost and those who are...

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Help in Alzheimer's fight

When my mother-in-law was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, she was given a prescription for Aricept (which...joining the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease. Please ask for his support for H.B. 1559...

Study of salmon helps Alzheimer's disease research

...be an excellent model for Alzheimer's disease and aging in humans. Tammy...found in the brains of human Alzheimer's disease victims, the team reported...Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Duke University...

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Researchers find enzyme with possible role in Alzheimer's disease

...thought to be part of the Alzheimer's disease process may have been isolated...this alone will slow or halt Alzheimer's disease. "The case is not airtight...Science said in a commentary. Alzheimer's disease is a lethal disorder that...

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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...

Dancing Stars returns to fight Alzheimer's disease

After huge initial success last year, a dance fundraiser is returning June 8 to help those with Alzheimer's disease.The second annual Dancing Stars of Augusta will be at 6 p.m. June 8 at the Bell Auditorium."This was a great first-time...

Agent: Star Trek's 'Scotty' diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

...James M. Doohan, the actor who played Scotty on the '60s "Star Trek" TV series, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, his agent confirmed Tuesday. Doohan, 84, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's "within the last couple months...

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