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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Too much sitting linked to heart disease, diabetes, premature death

    Harvard Health Blog Like many people, I have a job that involves sitting in front of a computer most of the day. Because I work from home, I don't have to sit through a long commute, and my dog gets me up out of my chair for walks a couple of times a...
  • Could a blast of sonic waves restore memory lost to Alzheimer's disease?

    Could a blast of sonic waves restore memory lost to Alzheimer's disease?
    Sonic waves, first used by submarines in World War II, might one day help those with Alzheimer's disease preserve or regain their ability to remember and navigate, a new study on mice suggests. It's far from ready for use on humans, but the new research...
  • Health Calendar for March 10

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS MOBILE HEALTH: The Community Care Connection, a mobile health unit from Rosalind Franklin University, will offer free health screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar,...
  • 'Looks Like Laury' chronicles woman's battle with dementia

    Pamela Hogan knew Laury Sachs before, as a talented, big-hearted friend, wife and mother. Connie Shulman knew Sacks after, when she was in the grip of the early onset dementia that would swiftly claim her life. Together, documentarian Hogan and actress...
  • Orlando Senior In-Home Care: How to Cope With Sundown Syndrome

    FACTORS THAT INTENSIFY SUNDOWNING AND CHANGES THAT REDUCE NEGATIVE OUTCOMES Sundowning has often been described as a syndrome that includes neuropsychiatric and disruptive behaviors that occur in patients suffering from dementia. Sundowning or late-...
  • Two Northampton County Council Democrats uncontested, two seats up for grabs

    Eight candidates have filed petitions to run for Northampton County Council, and three attorneys will battle to win an open judge seat. Tuesday's petition filing deadline sets up a May 19 primary featuring two uncontested races for Northampton County...
  • The wrong direction on patents

    In the United States, protecting intellectual property is a bedrock principle. Without clear patent processes and strong enforcement rights, markets everywhere would be crippled by uncertainty. Investors could never be confident that companies actually...
  • Alzheimer's choir taps into music's power to circumvent memory loss

    MINNEAPOLIS For two hours every Wednesday morning, Tom and Julie Allen feel like a couple again. That's when they rehearse with the Giving Voice Chorus, a choir that's open to Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers. Except those labels are never used,...
  • The Edgy Veggie: Fight cold and flu season with hot Thai soup

    South Florida has gone viral and not in a good way. We're in the throes of cold and flu season. Before running to the doc or drug store, check your fridge or spice rack. Spices are the source of more serious body boosters than your mom's chicken soup...
  • Jake Ehrenreich brings hit "Tree" play to Aventura Center

    Jake Ehrenreich brings hit "Tree" play to Aventura Center
    Despite having performed in South Florida three times since 2008, the one man musical "A Jew Grows in Brooklyn", starring and written by Jake Ehrenreich, continues to spread new roots, and audiences can see the latest run today through March 15 at...
  • Berlusconi ends community service sentence for tax fraud

    Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi has completed his community service stint on an Alzheimer's ward, part of a tax-fraud sentence. The three-time former premier made no statements as he left the Sacra Famiglia center on Friday, the last of his four-hour...