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Archive for April, 2011


Vince Gill playing benefit for Alzheimer’s Association

Gill, who just finished recording his new album, ?Guitar Slinger,? which will be released in a few months, spends most of his time working in his home studio. ?I think that home studio is the best gift I ever gave myself,? Gill said, laughing. ?I go down there and work on songs, or work on [...]

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Detecting Misfolded Protein Aggregates

Email this article to a friend Print this article Email the editor Share… Share on Facebook Latest News ? April 29, 2011 Detecting Misfolded Protein Aggregates Biochemistry: Assay might aid early disease diagnosis. Pricing Boosts Chemical Earnings First quarter: Strong demand helps firms stay far ahead of rising costs. Regulatory Reform For Kids Pediatricians call [...]

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Post-talk show King will look at Alzheimer’s

Story Comments 01 April 29, 2011 in Features Print Email Share ‘); $(“#content-tool-box-”+tool_name).jqm({trigger:this,overlay:20}); } }); }); Larry King will explore Alzheimer’s disease in his first CNN special since stepping down from his nightly talk show. “Unthinkable: The Alzheimer’s Epidemic,” airing Sunday at 8 p.m., features interviews with several celebrities touched by the disease, including Maria Shriver, [...]

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Alzheimer’s Alert

Alzheimer’s tests the ethics of diagnosisLast week, new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s defined a “preclinical” stage of the dreaded disease. Evidently, the telltale pathology—in particular, the plaques that encroach on the brain—can be detected years, if not decades, before the patient ever forgets a familiar name or neglects to feed a pet. The announcement renewed [...]

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Alzheimer’s: Caring for Caregivers

Editor’s note: Susan Hirsch is the Director of Social Services at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Her motto is, “Who cares for the caregiver? We do!” Larry King returns to CNN with an emotional look at how people cope with Alzheimer’s disease. Don’t miss “Unthinkable: the Alzheimer’s Epidemic,” Sunday night at 8 [...]

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Court: Alzheimer’s Patients Can’t Be Involuntarily Committed

Waukesha Court Reverses Lower Ruling Updated: 12:53 pm CDT April 29, 2011 MADISON, Wis. — Alzheimer’s patients can’t be involuntarily committed for treatment, according to a state appeals court. The District II Court of Appeals in Waukesha reversed a lower court ruling and said an 85-year-old Fond du Lac woman with Alzheimer’s doesn’t suffer from [...]

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Unexpected benefits found in tobacco

Researchers with Bay Pines VA Healthcare and the University of South Florida this week announced they have found a compound derived from tobacco that may help memories of Alzheimer’s disease patients. Cotinine, they say, reduces plaques associated with dementia and prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease. The findings were reported online in the [...]

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Missing Boca Raton man found in Miami

UPDATE: FHP found Goldstein in the Miami area BOCA RATON, Fla. — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who has Alzheimer’s and has been missing since Wednesday afternoon. Jeffrey Goldstein left his residence of 6746 Montego Bay Blvd. in Boca Raton Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. driving his 2009 Black Nissan Altima Florida [...]

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Alzheimer interventions

Gil Rishton, Ph.D. is in a race against time. His enemy is Alzheimer’s disease. Why the race? An estimated 10 million American baby boomers, who are now between the ages of 47 and 65, will develop the disease in their lifetime. That translates to 1 out of every 8 baby boomers. “The age of highest [...]

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Tracking down early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease

In Parkinson’s disease, the human body generates antibodies to combat the amyloid-producing protein alpha synuclein early in the course of the disease. A simple blood test that measures these antibodies can facilitate early diagnosis of the disorder, according to researchers. ScienceDaily: Dementia News

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