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NFL: Trauma-Related Cognitive Issues Likely To Affect One-Fourth Of All Players

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Documents filed by lawyers representing the National Football League (NFL) acknowledge that at least one-fourth of players are likely to wind up suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease,...

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2014-09-16 12:31:21

DementiaWise Seminar to Provide Valuable Tips to Families with Loved Ones Suffering From Dementia CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association, by the time 1 in 3 seniors pass away, they will have been afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. Dementia, a term used to describe a number of cognitive diseases which impair mental functions, can be debilitating for sufferers and heartbreaking for their loved ones. On...

2014-09-11 12:26:44

Leading researchers and industry experts discuss how to accelerate the development of new treatments and technologies to improve the lives of people with dementia and their families and caregivers OTTAWA, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Canada's Minister of Health, and Mr. Philippe Zeller, Ambassador of France to Canada, today welcomed leading dementia researchers and industry experts from G7 countries to Ottawa for the Canada-France Global Dementia Legacy Event....

2014-09-10 23:09:26

Alzheimer Society of Ontario excited to participate in novel assistive-technology effort Toronto (ON) September 10, 2014 (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is excited to be part of a novel effort to develop assistive technology for people with dementia. From 12-14 September, technological innovators will convene at the Toronto dementia hackathon to tackle the most pressing challenges faced by caregivers and people with dementia, and invent… on the spot…...

2014-09-10 16:26:25

The Congressman met with Dr. Dennis Gillings and a delegation from the World Dementia Council, an advocacy body created to stimulate innovation and the development of drugs, treatment and care for patients suffering from dementia WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) met today on Capitol Hill with Dr. Dennis Gillings, head of the World Dementia Council, to advance their joint mission to find cures, treatments, and new drugs that will...

2014-09-10 12:28:37

Major five-year grant with Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) will fund transformative research into disease prevention and treatment MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today its $2.5 million contribution to co-fund the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a partnership officially launched in Montreal today in the presence of The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health. With the...

2014-09-09 23:10:07

“While age remains dementia’s biggest risk factor, age can also represent our biggest hope” says Gale Carey, CEO, Alzheimer Society of Ontario. Toronto (Ontario) (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 While the toll of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia on the aging population is well documented, the disease impacts people of every age. On Wednesday September 10, young Canadians touched by the disease will gather at the British High Commission in Ottawa to discuss and find creative ways...

2014-09-08 23:01:10

The Legacy Film Festival on Aging will be held in San Francisco from Sept. 12-14. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Living Well Assisted Living at Home is pleased to once again sponsor the Legacy Film Festival on Aging to be held Sept. 12-14 in San Francisco. The Legacy Film Festival on Aging is proud to present a film series portraying the richness of later life. Dr. Doris Bersing, Living Well President & CEO, is very excited about a new festival full of provoking films and...

2014-09-05 23:00:20

The three-part educational series for family caregivers will cover the progression of dementia, practical ways to maintain connection and engagement associated with dementia and community resources to help loved ones with dementia. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to partnering with other community members in an effort to increase awareness around longevity and aging. In line...

2014-08-30 23:01:57

Topics including the right to bear arms for Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients, memory improvement activities, and stories of persevering against the disease added to article library. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Seniors Guide, the comprehensive guide to all things senior, has published several articles recently that focus on Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and Memory Loss. Country singer Glen Campbell, who recently revealed to the public of being diagnosed with the...

2014-08-28 08:27:46

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CAIDE Dementia Risk App from Merz Pharmaceuticals is available free of charge for people from 40 to 65 to calculate their individual risk for getting dementia within the next two decades. Using a traffic light color scheme, the App can also help physicians discuss preventive measures with patients at risk. The new "CAIDE Dementia Risk App (Cardiovascular risk factors, Aging and Incidence of DEmentia) has...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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