Interesting Articles
rate of Alzheimer's is doubling every 20 years
Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 by MissBert
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Just came across this article on CBS, saying that the number of Alzheimer's sufferers is doubling every 20 years. Currently 35 million people world wide are afflicted, which is 10 more than had been estimated. Barring a medical breakthrough, the World Alzheimer Report p... Read More
A new clinical trial for those on Namenda in California
Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 by MissBert
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I found this on the Spark People website If someone you care about is taking Namenda memantine, you may be interested in this study of an investigational drug for Alzheimer's disease. The research site is in Newport Beach, Calif. httpwww.clinicalconnection.comclinical_t... Read More
LET THE EDITING BEGIN
Monday, September 28th, 2009 by acodesign
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LET THE EDITING BEGINWell, filming is complete but now lies the very exciting and demanding job of editing. There are so many artistic avenues to raise awareness, I can not stick to just one Some say a movie is made during editing. I agree with this. I have about 4 hour... Read More
Quick Salad
Friday, September 25th, 2009 by Lisa Reichert
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Outside of blending green smoothies these last few months, Ive not spent much time in the kitchen. I started receiving weekly boxes of organic veggies from a local grocer this month, which has necessitated me to cook or at least assemble vegetables. Heres one from this ... Read More
new device offers comforts for dementia patients
Monday, September 21st, 2009 by MissBert
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Jeannette Twomey, inventor of the Kind Reminder, sent me an email recently to tell me about her product. It's a little device that plays a recorded message with the push of a large button. The caregiver can leave a simple message like, "It's Tuesday and I'll see yo... Read More
I am no longer a bird lady (off topic) (revised)
Monday, September 21st, 2009 by MissBert
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This morning when I got up and went to feed Lance, my 21 year old rainbow lorikeet, he was still asleep. Usually he is awake and yelling long before I get up. I brought the cage into the bathroom and he didn't want to come out. I got his medicine into him but he really ... Read More
A WORK IN PROGRESSI
Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 by acodesign
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A WORK IN PROGRESSI continue to be inspired by everyone I meet along this journey to fight stigma. I was asked to show the first edition of my documentary last night, even though at this point, I am focused on the content of the second edition. As a creative director an... Read More
Stem Cells from Fat?!
Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 by MissBert
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I'm sure I don't have to explain to anyone browsing a blog about Alzheimer's what stem cells are and how they might help those suffering from AD. CNN.com reports today that multipurpose stem cells can be created easily from liposuctioned adipose tissue. The Stanford stu... Read More
ARE WE STARTING TO
Monday, September 14th, 2009 by acodesign
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ARE WE STARTING TO EMBRACE CERTAIN MENTAL DISORDERSWell, this appears to be true in the following article about antidepressant use. Studies show that antidepressant use has doubled in the U.S.between 1996 and 2005. Of course, some may argue that doctors are too quick to... Read More
Dimebon, a new miracle treatment for Alzheimers?!
Saturday, September 12th, 2009 by MissBert
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I saw something about Dimebon last week, on my laptop,stupidly didn't bookmark it. Then I had to clear my cache and cookies and things after a media player upgrade installed a pop-up server, and I lost the site. Imagine my surprise to realize that someone trying to prom... Read More
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