New protein structure could help treat Alzheimer's, related diseases

UW Today | Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:33:45 -0700

University of Washington bioengineers have designed a peptide structure that can stop the harmful changes of the body's normal proteins into a state that's linked to widespread diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes ...

UW Today

View Complete Story

Letter: Alzheimer's article misleading; aging population at risk

The Advocate | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:11:15 -0700

I found an article in The Advocate “Study: U.S. Alzheimer's rate dropping” misleading. The report indicated the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease have decreased and the average age the disease was diagnosed rose. Yes, we are a healthier nation ...

The Advocate

View Complete Story

Denver Anchor Apologizes for Joke Mentioning Alzheimer's

Mediaite | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:41:15 -0700

A Denver sports anchor apologized after getting some flak for a short quip he made at the start of a story about Alzheimer's. Broncos owner Pat Bowlen had stepped aside last week to get treatment for Alzheimer's. KUSA sports anchor Drew Soicher opened ...


View Complete Story

YouTube campaign by Latrobe 4-year-old aids Alzheimer's Association

Tribune-Review | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:48:45 -0700

“Not only is she raising money, but she is providing awareness about the disease,” said Angela Grimm, vice president of fund development at the Alzheimer's Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, which serves 59 counties. But it's not the first time ...

View Complete Story