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- Alzheimers Association executives to be honored
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Jane Marks has seen firsthand the power of hope in the face of crippling odds. Since becoming executive director of the West Virginia chapter of the Alzheimers Association in 2001, Marks has seen relatives -- including her mother --...
- Alzheimers Association Announces Annual Auction And Awards
The Alzherimer's Association will be having its annual fundraiser this Friday, May 17. "Making Memories Across America" will be held at The Grand Reserve from 7:00-11:00pm and will feature a dinner, auction, bourbon tasting, and entertainment by the band Superfecta. A Disney Dream vacation, a week vacation to Daufuskie Island, SC, and a trip to San Francisco are just some of the items that will ...
- Alzheimers rally draws over 100 people
More than 100 people came from across New York to Albany today to encourage lawmakers to be more aware of the ravages and financial impact of Alzheimer's Diesease.
- Vitamin B could stave off Alzheimers
Elderly people could stave off Alzheimer's disease by taking Vitamin B supplements because they reduce brain shrinkage associated with the disease by up to 90 per cent, a study suggests.
- Funding 'begins to recognise growing challenge of dementia'
Alzheimers NZ welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister and Associate Minister of Health that the Government is investing additional funds to support people affected by dementia as part of a wider funding package for services for older people. "Dementia already affects around 50,000 people in New Zealand and that number is set to triple by 2050 as the population ages, with baby boomers now ...
- Study: iPad 2 could interfere with pacemaker- Parkinsons, Alzheimers treatment discovered?
A California teen discovered the magnets in iPad 2 tablets and covers are capable of interfering with cardiac rhythm devices, like pacemakers, according to the Heart Rhythm Society.
- Experimental treatment of Alzheimers unsuccessful: Baxter
An experimental treatment designed to slow the mental impairment of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease has been unsuccessful, US pharmaceutical giant Baxter announced Tuesday.
- Funding Recognises Dementia As Significant Challange
Alzheimers NZ welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister and Associate Minister of Health that the Government is investing additional funds to support people affected by dementia as part of a wider funding package for services for older people.
- All Star Game Raises Money For Alzheimers
Kicking off a weekend of basketball camp doesn't get much sweeter than cheering on some of the best names in sports. Kids with the Brittany Jackson basketball camp got to do just that. "I love working with kids that's what I do every day and so being able to sort of like you know give them a little fun for a weekend, it's nice," Jackson said. Jackson started her ...
- GE Healthcare and Eisai Inc. to Partner on Alzheimers Disease Research
GE Healthcare today announced a research collaboration agreement with Eisai Inc. for use of the GE Healthcare investigational PET amyloid imaging agent, ...