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2009-10-21 23:01:00

New System Combines Technology and Flexibility to Help People with Alzheimer's Remain Active At Home Longer CHICAGO, Oct.

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2009-10-01 12:50:39

A report on Thursday over the ethical dilemmas of dementia said that millions of people suffering with the brain-wasting disease are often left without care or support until their illness reaches a crisis point.

2009-09-28 12:36:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Lynn has been appointed Executive Vice President of the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, founded and co-chaired by Leonard and Ronald Lauder.

2009-09-21 16:17:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in recognition of World Alzheimer's Day.

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2009-09-21 12:25:00

A new report released on Monday shows that more than 35 million people around the world will suffer from Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia in 2010, and few will get any treatment at all.

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,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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