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Getting A Handle On Stress May Reduce Risk Of Dementia
2013-03-19 09:33:26

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stress, hypertension, high blood pressure — no matter what you call it, researchers are warning it can increase the risk of dementia. And by controlling or preventing risk factors that lead to hypertension earlier in life, people may limit or delay the changes in their brain associated with Alzheimer´s disease and other age-related cognitive declines, according to new research published in JAMA Neurology. The study,...

2013-02-24 23:03:14

The founders of wall art company WOW Memories have announced they will be donating one of their pieces for auction at the Rita Hayworth Gala in Chicago and will be working together with the Alzheimer´s Foundation for their 2013 Illinois Action Summit. (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 The co-founders of the WOW Memories photo service have announced they will be participating in two different events in support of Alzheimer´s disease this Spring. The company has announced they will be...

Alzheimer's Disease Cases Will Triple By 2050: Thanks To Baby Boomers
2013-02-07 07:33:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Baby Boomers, those born in the post-World War II Era between 1946 and 1964, are on the doorstep of a major health crisis that is set to plague the US healthcare system in the coming years. A new study published Feb. 6 in the journal Neurology states that the number of people with Alzheimer´s disease will nearly triple in the next 40 years, placing a massive burden on society. This health crisis, due to the baby boom...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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