Your brain's aging: Report urges ways to stay sharp

...This isn't a disease like Alzheimer's but a natural process - and it's...University of Pennsylvania. With Alzheimer's, nerve cells in the brain die...behind the study of diseases like Alzheimer's, and more education of doctors...
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Computer crimes rage rampant in Juneau

...received another phone call. The saddest case Patton detailed was of an older man who may be experiencing early-onset Alzheimer's, Patton suspects. The man was ready to wire nearly $2,000 before a friend intervened. It's uncertain how much...
Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies at 66

...from a rare form of early onset Alzheimer's disease, had earned wide respect...have vowed that rather than let Alzheimer's take me, I would take it...also contributed $1 million to Alzheimer's disease research and urged the...
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Pope Francis at 2-year mark

...Christmas dressing down of the Vatican Curia, when he ticked off 15 ailments they suffered, including "spiritual Alzheimer's."ENVIRONMENTPerhaps no unpublished papal document in recent history has generated more controversy, anticipation...
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Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska thanks

On behalf of the Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska, we would like...raise awareness during November, Alzheimer's Awareness Month.The month-long...presented "What's Trending Now in Alzheimer's Research" at Centennial Hall. A...
My Turn: Legislatiave wish list to help the disabled

...beneficiaries fall into four main categories: The mentally ill, individuals with cognitive impairments, persons with Alzheimer's and persons who have alcoholism. A common thread is an individual needing assistance from the state because of their...
Housing First project moving forward

...First as permanent supportive housing for individuals who may experience developmental disabilities, mental illness, Alzheimer's, chronic addiction, and/or traumatic brain injuries. "We will make sure services will meet mental health needs...
Team Depot reaches out to local veteran

...Korean War, and later moved on to forestry work, but always stayed active in the Navy and Coast Guard.Since an Alzheimer's diagnosis however, Leach had been unable to keep up with the necessary repairs to his historic home. The roof had...
Alzheimer's debate: Test if you can't treat it?

...and fearing you are developing Alzheimer's disease. "I don't remember...debate raged this past week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference...suggesting they might be developing Alzheimer's even if they don't have any...
There's hope for families affected by Alzheimer's

...discoveries have been made regarding Alzheimer's Disease. P.E.T. scans offer...possibility of early detection of Alzheimer's and it is hoped that, in the...persons in the early stages of Alzheimer's often have clinical depression...


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