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2012-01-21 08:00:00

The Administration looks to NACDD members to help chart a new course for Alzheimer's treatment. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 21, 2012 NACDD's members David Hoffman and Anita Albright entered the national spotlight this week for their contribution to the government´s advisory committee on Alzheimer´s Disease. Cited in the Seattle Times, Huffington Post, Salt Lake Tribune and CBS News, Mr. Hoffman and Ms. Albright have poured their time, energy and expertise into solving what has...

2012-01-05 14:05:00

As a Champion Partner of the Alzheimer´s Early Detection Alliance (AEDA), Home Care Assistance is committed to Alzheimer´s education and outreach. Upper Arlinghton, OH (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Home Care Assistance, North America´s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, announced today that, along with companies including Genworth, Starbucks, Intel and Pfizer, they are now a Champion Partner of the Alzheimer´s Early Detection Alliance (AEDA). The AEDA is a program...

2011-11-11 01:17:49

The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF), a nonprofit organization funding innovative research through its Alzheimer´s Disease Research (ADR) program, today announced that the number of scientists seeking ADR research grants through its annual application process increased by 33% this year. “It´s a sign of difficult times for the scientific community,” said AHAF Vice President of Scientific Affairs Guy Eakin, Ph.D. “Finding government funding is tough now,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'