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2014-09-09 23:12:35

According to Neuropsychologist Dr. Kenneth Freundlich with Morris Psychological Group one side effect that is just beginning to be understood is that heart disease has consequences for thinking and communication. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As medical intervention and treatment have improved and as people have become more conscientious about lifestyle factors that improve heart health, deaths from heart disease have declined. According to the American Heart Association,...

2014-09-09 23:10:07

“While age remains dementia’s biggest risk factor, age can also represent our biggest hope” says Gale Carey, CEO, Alzheimer Society of Ontario. Toronto (Ontario) (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 While the toll of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia on the aging population is well documented, the disease impacts people of every age. On Wednesday September 10, young Canadians touched by the disease will gather at the British High Commission in Ottawa to discuss and find creative ways...

2014-09-08 23:01:10

The Legacy Film Festival on Aging will be held in San Francisco from Sept. 12-14. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Living Well Assisted Living at Home is pleased to once again sponsor the Legacy Film Festival on Aging to be held Sept. 12-14 in San Francisco. The Legacy Film Festival on Aging is proud to present a film series portraying the richness of later life. Dr. Doris Bersing, Living Well President & CEO, is very excited about a new festival full of provoking films and...

2014-09-08 08:29:59

Neuroscience Catalyst to Focus on Mood Disorders and Alzheimer's Disease TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Janssen Inc. (Janssen) today announced it has signed an agreement, facilitated by the Johnson & Johnson Innovation center in California, with the University of Toronto's Centre for Collaborative Drug Research (CCDR) to form an open-source collaboration focused on novel therapeutic approaches to the treatment and management of mood disorders and Alzheimer's disease. The...

2014-09-05 23:00:20

The three-part educational series for family caregivers will cover the progression of dementia, practical ways to maintain connection and engagement associated with dementia and community resources to help loved ones with dementia. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to partnering with other community members in an effort to increase awareness around longevity and aging. In line...

2014-09-03 08:29:17

CARDIFF, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NI Research (NIR) has released the September issue of NeuroPerspective, which features a comprehensive review of Alzheimer's therapeutics. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/142106 "Alzheimer's constitutes the single largest opportunity in the pharma world, but with risk to match, and a daunting legacy of clinical disappointments. It has seen a surprising lack of progress. This is partly due to the sector having allowed theory to...

2014-09-01 23:01:01

New research study “Early-Stage Minimally-Invasive Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease: A Comprehensive Analysis and Market Study of New Developments and Opportunities, 2014” worked out by Biopharm Reports is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Currently, scientists continue to face fundamental challenges in developing more effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD), which reflects their poor understanding of the disease....

2014-09-01 12:23:53

DUBLIN, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the " Early-Stage Minimally-Invasive Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease: A Comprehensive Analysis and Market Study of New Developments and Opportunities, 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report is a comprehensive analysis and market study of new developments relating to early-stage minimally-invasive biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease, which...

volunteering
2014-09-01 03:00:57

Kelly Connelly, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Systematic review of 73 published studies yields promising evidence and a call for new research to investigate if volunteering reduces dementia risk Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling – they are receiving a health boost! A new study, led by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences and published online in Psychological Bulletin, is the first to...

2014-08-30 23:01:57

Topics including the right to bear arms for Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients, memory improvement activities, and stories of persevering against the disease added to article library. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Seniors Guide, the comprehensive guide to all things senior, has published several articles recently that focus on Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and Memory Loss. Country singer Glen Campbell, who recently revealed to the public of being diagnosed with the...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.