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2010-11-01 18:09:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) announced today that it is participating in National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month this November and is urging caregivers to address hearing loss in people with Alzheimer's disease. As part of its outreach, BHI also is educating the hearing health community and the people it serves on the importance of early diagnosis of Alzheimer's and coexisting hearing loss. The Alzheimer's Association...

2010-10-26 06:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alzheimer's researchers say they are closer than ever to innovations that will advance the diagnosis and treatment of the best-known and most devastating form of dementia. A new Dallas lecture series will address these topics and others to increase awareness and assist North Texas families affected by the disease. "We are making remarkable progress every day," says Dr. Roger Rosenberg, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Center at UT Southwestern Medical...

2010-10-05 23:01:00

Alzheimer's Association Offers Spanish Workshop on the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's To Address this Discrepancy CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association "Hispanic Perceptions of Alzheimer's Disease" survey(1), which was funded by MetLife Foundation and released today during National Hispanic Heritage Month, 64 percent of survey respondents felt that the Latino community is not very aware or not at all aware of Alzheimer's disease. This...

2010-09-20 23:01:00

- Researchers Descend on Capitol Hill to Deliver Petition to Make Alzheimer's a National Priority and Increase Investment in Their Critical Work - WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The total estimated worldwide costs of dementia are $604 billion in 2010, according to the newly released World Alzheimer Report 2010: The Global Economic Impact of Dementia from Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), a London-based, nonprofit, international federation of 73 national Alzheimer...

2010-09-20 21:21:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow on World Alzheimer's Day, the Alzheimer's Association recognizes the efforts of the Obama Administration for bringing stakeholders to the table to begin an important dialogue on how best to address the Alzheimer epidemic. The meeting will include representatives of the Alzheimer community, policymakers from across the federal government, Alzheimer researchers, people with Alzheimer's and care providers to exchange objectives and...

2010-08-17 23:01:00

Alzheimer's Association and Researchers Double Goal for Petition Signatures Urging Lawmakers to Make Alzheimer's Disease a National Priority CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, more than 55 researchers participating in the Alzheimer's Breakthrough Ride(SM) are cycling relay-style across the country, collecting petition signatures asking Congress to make Alzheimer's disease a national priority. The public response to the petition has been so overwhelming that as the...

2010-08-12 14:18:00

Walks Take Place September 11 - September 25, 2010 BEDFORD, N.H., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association wants everyone to take steps to end Alzheimer's by participating in Memory Walk®. Thousands are expected to turn out to fight back against the fatal disease that can strike as young as 35, but hits with devastating frequency for those over 65. Memory Walk gives everyone a way to fight back. (Logo:...

2010-08-12 14:00:00

Walks Take Place September 11 - September 26, 2010 WATERTOWN, Mass., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association wants everyone to take steps to end Alzheimer's by participating in Memory Walk®. Thousands are expected to turn out to fight back against the fatal disease that can strike as young as 35, but hits with devastating frequency for those over 65. Memory Walk gives everyone a way to fight back. (Logo:...

2010-07-14 12:30:00

HONOLULU, Hawaii; July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early detection, diagnosis and care management for people newly diagnosed with cognitive impairment and dementia reduces outpatient costs by almost 30 percent, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2010 (AAICAD 2010) in Honolulu. Dementia is loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. According to the Alzheimer's...

2010-07-11 23:01:00

- Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch Connects People with Potentially Life-Altering Studies - HONOLULU, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association announced today the launch of Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch(TM), a confidential and free interactive tool that provides comprehensive clinical trial information and an individualized trial matching service for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The Internet (www.alz.org/trialmatch) and phone-based...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.