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2010-07-07 15:35:25

High levels of several vitamin E components in the blood are associated with a decreased risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD) in advanced age, suggesting that vitamin E may help prevent cognitive deterioration in elderly people.

2008-09-23 12:00:13

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Carol Steinberg, +1-866-232-8484, or Susan Peschin +1- 202-466-0590, both of Alzheimer's Foundation of America Alzheimers Foundation of America Survey Shows Lack of Dialogue with Clinicians about Memory Concerns WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-07-30 18:00:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Carol Steinberg of the Alzheimers Foundation of America, +1-866-AFA-8484, afapr@aol.com NEW YORK,July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming number of Americans with memory concerns fail to report this health issue with their doctors despite visits within the past six months, according to results released today of a survey of participants in the Alzheimers Foundation of America (AFA) National Memory Screening Day last November.

2008-07-29 21:00:19

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Alzheimers Association media line: +1-312-335-4078, media@alz.org; ICAD 2008 press room, July 27-31: +1-312-949-3253 CHICAGO, July 29/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the continued aging of the population and the growing epidemic of Alzheimers, early detection of the disease is crucial for risk assessment, testing new therapies, and eventual early intervention with better drugs, once they are developed.

Word of the Day
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The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").