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2014-03-10 23:00:44

Pines Education Institute of Southwest Florida is bringing one of America's leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow, back to Sarasota for two seminars. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Pines Education Institute of Southwest Florida is bringing one of America's leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, back to Sarasota for two seminars. The workshops, "Frontotemporal Dementia" and "Improving Hospital Stays for People with Dementia" will...

2014-03-10 12:26:00

LBD, the Second Most Common Progressive Dementia after Alzheimer's ATLANTA, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, for Brain Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2014, the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), calls attention to critical differences in dementia-causing disorders that may have potentially life-saving implications. Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the most misdiagnosed form of dementia and, following Alzheimer's disease, is the second most common cause of progressive...

2014-03-06 16:27:14

Alzheimer Society of Canada asks: are you taking care of your brain? TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Have you been neglecting your New Year's resolutions like getting to the gym? National Brain Awareness Month is a perfect time to renew your resolutions because a healthy body is a healthy brain says the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Scientific evidence shows that 30 minutes of moderate exercise each day, whether it's a brisk walk or taking dance lessons, helps lessen the risk of...

2014-03-05 16:26:16

Study attributes more than 500,000 annual deaths to Alzheimer's disease WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Neurology - the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology and a leading peer-reviewed publication - published a groundbreaking study from researchers at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center in Chicago that attributes more than 500,000 deaths in 2010 to Alzheimer's disease - an amount more than six times the number reported by the Centers for...

2014-03-05 12:27:31

LEARN Project will Track Cognitive Change in a Comparison Group of Older Individuals, and Initiate the First Tau Imaging Study in a Longitudinal Prevention Trial CHICAGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association today announced its largest ever research grant - $8 million over four years - to support the Longitudinal Evaluation of Amyloid Risk and Neurodegeneration (LEARN) study as a companion study to the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's...

2014-03-03 16:25:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today announced it will sponsor a seminar at the Pennsylvania Home Show on Thursday, March 6, at 2 p.m. entitled, "Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: Preparing to be a Caregiver." The information session will be presented by Candy Yingling, an early stage coordinator at the Alzheimer's Association - Greater PA Chapter, and will provide suggestions for caregivers and families, once the...

2014-03-03 08:30:51

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITCI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced the initiation of ITI-007-200, a Phase I/II clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of low doses of its lead drug candidate, ITI-007, in healthy geriatric subjects and in patients with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease....

2014-02-27 23:34:39

A recent solution to many that continue to forget. Ace Innovation Group writes Dementia Express; Lose your memory in 100 ways to offer brain exercises that help memory. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Dementia, what an unpleasant feeling that comes to everyone. It sounds even worse than death! Everyone can prepare for death in advance. Donate, Be kind to people, Take care of older folks, Be kind to animals, Don’t steal, Don’t kill, Don’t drink and get drunk, Don’t cheat,...

2014-02-20 12:27:47

Takeda will advance the CEOi's goal of building global momentum behind the G8's 2025 commitments WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global CEO Initiative (CEOi) on Alzheimer's Disease today announced that Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") will join the CEOi as part of its effort to spur innovations in research and accelerate a means of prevention for Alzheimer's and Dementia, building momentum behind the G8's commitment to stop the disease by...

2014-02-20 12:27:38

Former NBC Correspondent Robert Bazell to Give Keynote Address WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the spring of 2009, 57-year-old Anne Geremia of Princeton Junction, NJ, began to struggle with her responsibilities as a teacher. She had trouble planning her days, she was confused, she couldn't get to meetings on time. Then came the mini-breakdown, and she was asked to take a temporary leave of absence for the remainder of the school year. Anne saw several...


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