Study: Women with mild memory problem worsen faster than men

...Tuesday offered additional hints of differences in women's brains:-A sample of 1,000 participants in the large Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative compared PET scans to see how much of a sticky protein called beta-amyloid was building...
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Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...states and Washington, D.C. have laws permitting medical marijuana use. Approved conditions vary but include Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, glaucoma, kidney disease, lupus and Parkinson's disease.An editorial in the journal says approval...
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Bone ID dashes hopes of searchers

...four-day search effort that did not yield any clues.In 2001, a 79-year-old cruise ship passenger with Alzheimer's disease, Mitsuo "Mitsy" Okazaki, was briefly left alone on a bench outside the Mount Roberts Tramway gift shop. He...
Concert to raise money for Alzheimer's cure

...organized by Cristina Della Rosa, who was inspired by the experience of caring for her mother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2012.If you would like to volunteer for the event, contact Cristina at or 500-2942...
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...Karen Friend, a Providence professor, took four weeks off last year after her husband, who has early onset Alzheimer's disease, was hospitalized with tremors. She used the time to make sure he was medically stable and hire help."I'm...
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Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies at 66

...Pratchett, who suffered from a rare form of early onset Alzheimer's disease, had earned wide respect in Britain and beyond...literature. He also contributed $1 million to Alzheimer's disease research and urged the scientific community to make...
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Vera Gazaway

...the Alaska Democratic Party. In 1999, Vera began her last and most challenging adventure after a diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. As this new phase began, Vera started a daily journal which she continued writing for many years. For the fourteen-year...
Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

...effectively killed the deal.Shelly Sterling removed Donald as a trustee after doctors found he had symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.Adam Streisand, Ballmer's attorney, said Tuesday that Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas signed the order...
The Bridge adult day program

...disabilities such as hearing or vision loss, or recovery from a stroke, as well as persons of any age who have Alzheimer's Disease or a related disorder. Many participants have a combination of physical and cognitive disabilities. "It is the...
Obama: Too little info about youth concussions

...765 million to settle concussion claims from thousands of former players whose complaints range from headaches to Alzheimer's disease. That settlement is still awaiting a judge's approval, while a group of former professional hockey players...


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