Latest Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter Stories

2011-08-02 12:22:00

Soliciting Perspectives from the Public to Inform a National Alzheimer's Plan WASHINGTON, Aug.

2011-07-20 05:01:00

PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today French President Nicolas Sarkozy will address the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011), the premier annual forum presenting the latest research from the world's leading scientists in the Alzheimer's field.

2011-07-19 08:00:00

Two new studies – one involving veterans and the other retired football players – have found that head injuries increase the risk of dementia later in life.

2011-07-19 03:30:00

PARIS, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research reported today in Paris at the Alzheimer's Association® International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011) offers insight on the global incidence and prevalence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) - a condition involving problems with memory or another mental function severe enough to be noticeable to the affected person or to others but not serious enough to interfere with daily life.

2011-07-18 05:01:00

Five-Country Survey and Women & Alzheimer's Panel Highlight the Unique Impact of Alzheimer's on Women PARIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Alzheimer's Association® in conjunction with GE Healthcare held a "Women and Alzheimer's: A Global Perspective" panel discussion during the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2011 (AAIC).

2011-07-17 17:01:00

- Family Split Between Florida & Texas Finds Success with TrialMatch - PARIS, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2010, Dr. Denise Canchola immediately recognized the importance of enrolling her in a clinical trial. But even Dr.

2011-07-14 13:13:00

CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Through its annual street corner fundraiser and a separate corporate donation, Bankers Life and Casualty Company has increased its support to the Alzheimer's Association® in 2011 to $386,000.

2011-06-03 15:22:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many Western Massachusetts residents are still surveying damage to their homes and other property in the wake of Wednesday's storm, it is easy to overlook the impact of such a natural disaster on some of the Commonwealth's most vulnerable citizens -- those with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers, according to the Alzheimer's Association.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.