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2012-01-12 12:11:39

Exposure to light appears to have therapeutic effects on Alzheimer's disease patients, a Wayne State University researcher has found.

2011-06-30 07:03:15

A new experiment could help explain sundown syndrome in older adults, especially those with dementia.

2011-06-27 23:28:24

New research provides the best evidence to date that the late-day anxiety and agitation sometimes seen in older institutionalized adults, especially those with dementia, has a biological basis in the brain.

2010-04-12 07:10:00

SOUTH PARK, Pa., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new unwavering memoir, Jim's Journey: The Story of a Young Man with Early On-set Alzheimer's (published by Trafford Publishing), debut author Gretchen L Dausey reveals the touching story of her husband's battle against Alzheimer's disease and her unwavering support despite the inevitable degeneration of his mind and body. Starting two years before her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2002 at 54 years old and following the...


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.