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2009-09-20 23:01:00

Bradley Cooper, Soleil Moon Frye, Terrell Owens, Melina Kanakaredes, Seth Rogen, Natalie Morales, Elisabeth Hasselbeck & David Hyde Pierce Strut Purple for Alzheimer's Association CHICAGO, Sept.

2009-09-14 15:36:00

More than 12 people in the United States will develop Alzheimer's disease in the time it takes Owens to play one 15-minute quarter of football BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept.

2009-09-14 12:10:00

Outreach and Registry Program Will Help Combat and Treat Alzheimer's MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Jay Rockefeller announced an unprecedented and powerful partnership to help combat and treat Alzheimer's disease in West Virginia.

2009-08-04 09:59:24

Elevated cholesterol levels in midlife – even levels considered only borderline elevated – significantly increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia later in life,

2009-07-29 12:49:00

CHICAGO, July 29 /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 2009 to more than $329,000.

2009-07-23 14:13:49

A close relationship to a caregiver may slow decline in an Alzheimer's patient, U.S. researchers say.

2009-07-17 08:13:05

Though discoveries about Alzheimer's disease are often in the news, a new study reveals that American adults are unaware of the relationship between Alzheimer's disease risk and heart health, and that physical activity can protect against dementia.

2009-07-13 01:30:00

VIENNA, Austria, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of people with Alzheimer's and dementia - both new cases and total numbers with the disease -continues to rise among the very oldest segments of the population in contradiction of the conventional wisdom, according to research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090529/ICADLOGO ) Previous...

2009-07-13 01:22:22

Two studies indicate treatments of Alzheimer's are not effective unless the disease is found early, researchers reported in Vienna. The two studies used DHA, an omega 3 fatty acid.

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