Alzheimer’s

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Charlie Brennan – Friday, April 25th – Ridley Pearson; Jolene Brackey; SLU Professors Greg Beabout and Randall Rosenberg

Charlie with Bestselling Author Ridley Pearson; with Jolene Brackey; and with St. Louis Univ. Professor Greg Beabout and St. Louis Univ. Professor Randall Rosenberg about the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II.

04/25/2014

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Two Herbs Found to Improve Learning, Memory in SLU Research

Dr. Susan Farr found mice, when given enhanced extracts made from spearmint and rosemary, were able to improve their memory and learning.

11/18/2013

Deborah Rawlings, 60, went been missing Saturday afternoon.  She was last seen walking along a Pevely highway. (photo: police handout)

Body May Be That of Missing Pevely Missouri Woman

The body was discovered by search dogs Thursday in Jefferson County while searchers were looking for 60-year-old Deborah Rawlings.

08/23/2013

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Washington University Research Sheds Further Light on Alzheimer’s

In patients with early Alzheimer’s, disruptions in brain networks emerge about the same time as chemical markers of the disease appear in the spinal fluid.

08/21/2013

A social worker helps elderly people during a memory activity at the Cuidem La Memoria elderly home , which specializes in Alzheimer patients on August 2, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.  (credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Study: Cancer Patients Have Lower Risk For Alzheimer’s

According to a recent study, seniors with cancer have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease and vice versa.

07/14/2013

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TIAM: Dede Hoffman, Stephanie Rohlfs-Young

TIAM Weekend covers the Race for the Cure and Alzheimer’s.

06/15/2013

Chairman and CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs of Qualcomm delivers a keynote address looking on at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show at The Venetian on January 10, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

X Prize Offers 50M for Alzheimer’s Cure

The new X Prize was proposed by Washington University neurosurgeon Dr. Eric Leuthardt and preventive medicine expert Dean Ornish.

05/27/2013

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Doctors Could Begin Prescribing Ritalin to Alzheimer’s Patients

A Saint Louis University geriatric psychiatrist is hoping to find a way to keep Alzheimer’s patients from falling down so much.

04/26/2013

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Researcher: Family History Plays A Role In Alzheimer’s

“Let’s say you’re in your middle years and you have a parent or a sibling that’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you need to start seeing a doctor regularly”

04/23/2013

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Alzheimer’s Deaths Continue to Rise in US, New Report Shows

Nationally, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia — up 68 percent from over the last decade.

03/20/2013

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