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2014-05-30 23:11:03

An Ace Medical Group physician writes a negative feedback book to get positive results on brain and memory. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 How could it be? Why would a doctor do that? Dr. Sandeep Grewal is advocating 100 ways to lose your brainpower. He even wrote a book ‘Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ which is ever more popular among his patients. But are they really losing their memory reading this book? “Human mind is tricky,” says Dr. Grewal...

2014-05-29 23:01:46

Alzheimer Society of Toronto says drug-free intervention is successful for people living with dementia and their caregivers. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 A new study commissioned by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto says that providing personalized music through an iPod to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias helps to calm them and reduce their anxieties and fears, while providing their caregivers much-needed respite to focus on other tasks without distraction. Paul...

2014-05-27 23:02:53

Members of the media are invited to attend and learn more about the three-year Alzheimer Society of Toronto project. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The first year results of the Music and Memory: iPod Project by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, that provides free iPod shuffles to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and to their caregivers, will be announced on May 29. Paul Williams of Balance of Care Research and Evaluation Group examined the first year of the...

2014-05-27 08:28:32

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoClin Corporation (OTCBB: IMCL), is a U.S. healthcare company specializing in personalized medicine, developing strategies to fight inflammatory conditions that are the underlying cause of pathologies in multiple conditions affecting the majority of human population: infections, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. ImmunoClin is pleased to appoint Professor Antony Bayer as a member of...

2014-05-26 20:21:11

Free test aims to reassure the worried well and nudge thosewith serious memory issues to seek help TORONTO, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - If you are in the 50 to 79 age bracket, worried about your memory changes and whether you need to see a doctor, there is a free online brain health test developed by the memory experts at Baycrest Health Sciences that will help you with that decision. The test - co-developed by the brain health solutions company Cogniciti Inc. (owned by Baycrest and...

2014-05-23 23:02:13

NFL families to share personal experiences in hopes to rally support for retired players. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Former NFL players will gather May 30 and 31 in Arlington, Texas for the fourth Retired NFL Players Summit to discuss the growing need for specialized care among many of football’s greats. The Summit, hosted by the Retired NFL Players Congress and sponsored by the Save The Game Foundation, is a place for NFL families to discuss the details of the player benefits...

2014-05-23 08:24:08

BOSTON, Mass., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AZTherapies, Inc. a company developing novel treatments for Alzheimer's disease based on technology licensed from Massachusetts General Hospital, announced that it has received notice from FDA that it may proceed with the Phase III clinical study submitted in its IND application. This study is for its lead program, ALZT-OP1, a novel combination therapy for the prevention and treatment of early Alzheimer's disease. ALZT-OP1 is a...

2014-05-21 23:01:47

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance of Scottsdale is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Home Care Assistance Scottsdale, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care...

2014-05-20 23:17:04

Healthcare pros and countless families coping with Alzheimer's Disease, share hundreds of tips, techniques and Alzheimer’s-adapted activities in this new common sense caregiver’s companion, When Caring Takes Courage by Mara Botonis. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 When Caring Takes Courage serves as a constant companion on what can feel like a very lonely journey. The newly released book, published by Outskirts Press, is a written reminder that, sadly, millions of other...

2014-05-20 23:04:10

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance St. Louis is hosting a public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Home Care Assistance of St. Louis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible for their aging...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'