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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
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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