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

The rising death rate from Alzheimer's disease does not surprise kindergarten...was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's three years ago."At one point...greater rise in death rates for Alzheimer's than six other causes that were...

Help in Alzheimer's fight

...mother-in-law was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, she was given a prescription...2015. Someone diagnosed with Alzheimer's today will get the same type of...No education.The HOPE for Alzheimer's Act (Health Outcomes, Planning...

Augusta Alzheimer's effort raises $85,000

...Augusta's Nov. 7 Walk to End Alzheimer's and raised more than $85,000.The Alzheimer's Association, which organizes...us raise funds to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. I think every person...

Fight against Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease, the most expensive disease...every seven Georgians is affected by Alzheimer's in some way: victim, family member...266 billion will be spent in caring for Alzheimer's patients. Two-thirds of this cost...

Ending Alzheimer's one step at a time

...The number of people affected by Alzheimer's is growing at an alarming rate...We must make the fight against Alzheimer's a global priority. It's up...people in the world living with Alzheimer's, and that number will quadruple...

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Alzheimer's needs watchful eye

...But the 83-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease was found safe and returned...million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Experts say there are many reasons why Alzheimer's patients are led to walk about...

Scientists seek patients for Alzheimer's test

WASHINGTON -- Alzheimer's disease is one of the scariest threats...can be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's -- and they're beginning three...prevent those patients from ever getting Alzheimer's. "It's very exciting," said...

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Alzheimer's patients need your help

Alzheimer's is the fastest growing disease in America...percent of the public has ever heard of the Alzheimer's Association. Today, an American is diagnosed with Alzheimer's every 60 seconds, and more people die...

Focuses on tragedy of Alzheimer's

...Sconyers proclaimed November as Alzheimer's Disease Month in Augusta. To...occasion, the Augusta Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is displaying purple...Purple is the official color of the Alzheimer's Association. Four million Americans...

A test that predicts Alzheimer's

...cognitive impairment, a precursor to Alzheimer's disease. The test has no immediate...preventing the progression of Alzheimer's, but it may aid researchers in...carries a high risk for future Alzheimer's disease," said de Leon, who...

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