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2013-10-27 23:03:21

Julie Beard, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in Omaha, NE is proud to announce her support of the Alzheimer’s Association, a not-for-profit organization committed to Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Julie Beard, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in Omaha, NE is proud to announce her support of the Alzheimer’s Association, a not-for-profit organization committed to Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Julie is a Certified SuperSlow Zone Instructor. She...

2013-10-23 12:30:01

Sunrise Supports The Walk to End Alzheimer's as National Platinum Level Team MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Sunrise Senior Living is proud to support The Walk to End Alzheimer's(®) as a National Platinum Team. Sunrise communities across the country have been spearheading fundraising activities for the Walk for the past five months, and to date, have raised more than $400,000 through their local efforts. Since the partnership began, Sunrise...

2013-10-10 16:27:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As research showing a link between hearing loss and cognitive function mounts, the Better Hearing Institute is urging people to pay close attention to their hearing and take a confidential online hearing check at www.hearingcheck.org in recognition of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month in November. BHI is raising awareness of the relationship between hearing loss and dementia, and is underscoring the importance of...

2013-10-09 23:01:37

More than 30 Liberty University students partnered with the Lynchburg (Va.) Walk to End Alzheimer's during their Fall Break on Saturday, Oct. 5, to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's disease research, support, and care. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 More than 30 Liberty University students partnered with the Lynchburg (VA) Walk to End Alzheimer’s during their Fall Break on Saturday, Oct. 5, to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s disease research, support,...

2013-10-01 12:31:04

EHE International Donates Huge Display Window to Help Raise Awareness about Alzheimer's NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of October, visitors to Rockefeller Center in the heart of midtown Manhattan will get an unexpected lesson on Alzheimer's disease, the sixth-leading cause of death in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131001/NY89849LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131001/NY89849LOGO-b) Thanks to the generosity of EHE...

2013-09-30 12:27:14

- Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association is disappointed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) decision to only allow Coverage with Evidence Development (CED) for an Alzheimer's imaging test that would improve diagnostic accuracy and certainty in challenging cases. When used in specific populations, as outlined in criteria developed by the Alzheimer's Association and the Society for Nuclear...

2013-09-28 00:20:25

Company Remains Committed to Alzheimer's Disease Research and Development to Bring Innovative New Products to Patients Who Need Them Most INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) is disappointed that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has denied patient access to beta-amyloid imaging agents, such as Amyvid(TM) (Florbetapir F 18 Injection). This final decision is not only contrary to expert opinion and published Appropriate Use Criteria...

2013-09-24 11:07:02

For years, scientists have attempted to understand how Alzheimer’s disease harms the brain before memory loss and dementia are clinically detectable. Most researchers think this preclinical stage, which can last a decade or more before symptoms appear, is the critical phase when the disease might be controlled or stopped, possibly preventing the failure of memory and thinking abilities in the first place. Important progress in this effort is reported in October in Lancet Neurology....

2013-09-19 16:24:31

People with Dementia are 7.5 Times More Likely Than Those with Coronary Heart Disease, Cancer or Diabetes to Develop Care Needs within 2 Years CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Disease International 2013 World Alzheimer's Report, "Journey of Caring," care associated with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia is a global issue that must be addressed as prevalence and costs continue to soar, placing enormous stress on families...

2013-09-18 08:29:36

Alzheimer's Prevention Registry Will Drive Trial Enrollment PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI) announces a major prevention trial to evaluate a treatment in cognitively healthy older adults at the highest known genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease at older ages. An NIH grant, expected to total $33.2 million, will support this research. The study is part of the...