Alzheimer’s

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New Drug Shows Promising Results for Alzheimer’s Disease

The drug, solanezumab, can slow cognitive and functional declines in those with mild cognitive impairment.

07/23/2015

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$2.65 Million Granted to SIUE for Alzheimer’s Research

The program will begin a period of developing, testing and retesting various drugs.

06/22/2015

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Study Investigates Alzheimer’s in African-Americans

Called the A4 study, researchers will investigate a drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in people at risk.

05/08/2015

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Police Found Vehicle of Missing Woman

Police in Bridgeton have located the vehicle owned by missing Mary Buckley who has Alzheimer’s.

04/23/2015

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‘Senior Moments’ May Be Precursor to Alzheimer’s

Find yourself forgetting things from time to time, and simply justifying it by saying you had another senior moment? A local psychiatrist says it might be no laughing matter.

04/10/2015

Marvetta Goodlow (photo provided by St. Louis County PD)

MISSING PERSON FOUND: Marvetta Goodlow safe, police say

Spanish Lake woman with Alzheimer’s walked away from home, Saturday night

02/08/2015

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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

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