Alzheimer

Dedicated volunteer not deterred by Alzheimer's diagnosis

fox13now.com | Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:22:30 -0700

PAYSON, Utah – A Utah man who has spent his life volunteering isn't letting a troubling diagnosis slow him down. Vern Gillmore was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, and FOX 13 News caught up with Vern earlier this week while he was making ...

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Marijuana compound may halt Alzheimer's disease – study

RT (blog) | Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:59:50 -0700

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most common dementia types in people over 65. It develops alongside malfunctioning or death of nerve cells in the brain, which usually results in changes in one's memory, behavior, and ability to think clearly. Its ...

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Walk to End Alzheimer's Is Sept. 6 in Washington

The Missourian | Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:03:45 -0700

Walk to End Alzheimer's is more than a walk. It is an experience for thousands of participants in Washington to learn about Alzheimer's disease and how to get involved with this critical cause, from advocacy opportunities and clinical trial enrollment ...

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Late and early onset Alzheimer's affect brain function in similar way

Medical News Today | Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:18:45 -0700

Uninherited Alzheimer's disease is a common form that usually affects older people, whereas the much rarer, inherited form - also known as early onset Alzheimer's - strikes people much earlier in life, sometimes as young as 30 or 40. Now, a new study ...

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