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2015-02-23 00:20:33

CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association congratulates Julianne Moore on winning the Oscar for Best Actress at the 87th Annual Academy Awards.

2015-01-29 23:02:42

Best Selling Book to be Adapted into DVD's for Alzheimer's Caregivers West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 The

2015-01-21 23:07:04

Clinical Trials of Texas researchers testing new treatments for early stage Alzheimer’s Disease San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 San Antonio

2015-01-01 20:20:16

CHICAGO, Jan. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jerome H.

2014-10-10 12:24:24

Alzheimer's Care Grant Program for 15 Million Eligible Family Caregivers in North America LOS ANGELES, Oct.

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2014-10-03 07:58:49

High levels of stress and anxiety can potentially increase the chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life, according to a new study from a team of American and Swedish researchers.

2014-09-18 23:09:12

CPMC honors the late Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, by naming the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center in San Francisco. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September

2014-09-11 23:12:56

A promising first-in-class drug that stimulates the creation of new nerve cells in the brains of "Alzheimer's mice," will soon be tested in the brains of human patients with the

sedative alzheimers link
2014-09-11 05:22:28

Benzodiazepine, a sedative that is widely prescribed to treat people suffering from anxiety and insomnia, have been linked to a 50 percent increase in the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a team of French and Canadian researchers reported Tuesday in the online edition of the journal BMJ.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.