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The Now-Banned Chemical That May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Once considered to be a miraculous ally in the fight to eradicate malaria, scientists have now linked the pesticide, DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane), to one of the most feared diseases of our ti…

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Animal Proteins and Viruses Triggering Disease

Although slaughterhouse workers with the most poultry exposure appear to suffer the greatest excess mortality, increased risk of death from cancer is also found in other slaughterhouse workers. This r…

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The Dangerous Habit That May Be Increasing Women’s Death Risk

Inactive lifestyles and periods of prolonged sitting have been named as significant contributors to climbing rates of obesity and chronic illness in America, and a new study shows that aging adults ar…

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What is the Future of Dementia?

When it comes to dementia, things are never cut and dry. Now, two newly published reports offer conflicting conclusions regarding how widespread Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia will be in the …

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10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See Alzheimer’s

Over 35 million people worldwide struggle with Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Yet, despite the prevalence of Alzheimer's, there's stil…

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12 Reactions to an Alzheimer’s Sitcom

A comedy about Alzheimer's disease? No, it's not a joke. According to deadline.com, television titan ABC just purchased a new show called "The Alzheimer's Project." In stark contrast to the 2009…

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The Alzheimer’s ‘Cure’ We Can Create Right Now

National Alzheimer's Awareness month is upon usa time for nation-wide walks and a landscape of purple-infused paraphernalia. These efforts to raise money and awareness to combat the country's sixt…

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Dog Heroes Help People With Dementia Live Better Lives

After being diagnosed with Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease (EOAD) at age 57, Rick Phelps was given an Exelon patch and a directive to make a follow-up appointment with his neurologist in six months. …

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The Diagnosis That Sends Friends and Family Running Away

When a person is diagnosed with a serious illness, their friends and family members typically respond in one of two ways: rallying, or running. We would like to think that our loved ones would rall…

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3 Theories on Why Alzheimer’s Hits Women Harder Than Men

Women who develop symptoms of Alzheimer's disease typically face a faster rate of decline of their mental functioning than men in the same stage of the disease, according to a recent analysis. Rese…

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