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Nirvana’s “Nevermind” to get deluxe reissue treatment; Glen Campbell diagnosed …

Twenty years ago… (Chris Cuffaro/DGC)- It’s been two decades since Nirvana changed the face of rock-and-roll with its 1991 album “Nevermind.” To mark the milestone, Universal Records will release a deluxe reissue on Sept. 19. Meantime, we’ll be watching this footage of “Nevermind” producer Butch Vig messing around with the tracks of “Smells Like Teen [...]

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Ingredient Interactions In Coffee May Promote Good Brain Function In Mice

Previous research has indicated that drinking coffee may help sustain healthy brain function in humans. While some of these investigators cited caffeine as the ingredient that provided these benefits, the stimulant may not act on its own, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The current research, which involved mice [...]

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Parking a concern for Naperville hotel/Alzheimer’s facility – Chicago Sun

By Dan Cassidy dcassidy@stmedianetwork.com June 23, 2011 12:28AM Reprints Updated: June 23, 2011 4:47PM The Naperville Planning and Zoning Commission wants more information before passing judgment on a proposed development near Diehl Road that would include an Embassy Suites hotel, a restaurant and an Alzheimer’s treatment facility. The commission Wednesday night got its first look [...]

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A Better Test to Predict Alzheimer’s?

Among the many difficult features of Alzheimer’s is that doctors can never really say with certainty which patients who show signs of memory loss will go on to develop the neurodegenerative disorder. That’s because not all people who show lapses in memory necessarily have Alzheimer’s. Even people who have higher levels of the brain-clogging protein [...]

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Glen Campbell Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s

In an interview with PEOPLE magazine, due to hit newsstands on Friday, country singer Glen Campbell, 75, and his wife, Kim, reveal that he has Alzheimer’s disease. Music He received the diagnosis six months ago and went public with it now because Campbell is scheduled to begin his farewell tour – in support of what [...]

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Experts warn US to boost Alzheimer’s funding

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO | Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:55pm EDT CHICAGO (Reuters) – Alzheimer’s experts urged U.S. lawmakers on Thursday to increase funding for research of the debilitating disease and to push international policymakers to pay more attention to its global impact. They said the United States had fallen behind in efforts to meet [...]

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Senior Living: Busting myths about Alzheimer’s disease – Record

As operators of a memory care center, we often hear interesting ideas about how people get Alzheimer’s disease and the latest cures that really and truly work. Many of these ideas are nothing more than myths, and unfortunately there remains no cure for Alzheimer’s. We thought that this would be a good opportunity to enlighten [...]

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Breaking the chain: ‘Molecular cap’ blocks processes that lead to Alzheimer’s, HIV

A new advance by UCLA biochemists has brought scientists one step closer to developing treatments that could delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and prevent the sexual transmission of HIV. The researchers report that they have designed molecular inhibitors that target specific proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and HIV to prevent them from forming amyloid [...]

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New biomarker may help with early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

A new biomarker may help identify which people with mild memory deficits will go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study. The biomarker may be more accurate than the currently established biomarkers. ScienceDaily: Dementia News

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Molecular Chaperone Holds Promise for Alzheimer’s Treatment

“What we have found is HspB1 is a protective mechanism that tries to get rid of the toxic oligomers or aggregates of amyloid beta that occur in Alzheimer’s,” Dr. Anil G. Cashikar, Biochemist at Georgia Health Sciences University’s Center for Molecular Chaperones and Radiobiology, said. Amyloid beta peptide, or Abeta, is believed to start the [...]

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