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Fighting Alzheimer’s, One Song at a Time (Video)

Fans of the television show The Voice will remember sultry songster, Chris Mann, who placed fourth in the second season of the popular singing competition. He’s also appeared in several episodes of Gl…

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Avoid These Foods if You Want to Prevent Diabetes of the Brain

Nearly 12 million older Americans (65 years and older) suffer from diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. More than five million older Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the sixth l…

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The Alzheimer’s Myth Most People Believe

Is Alzheimer's a normal part of aging? If you are someone who is prone to being swayed by public opinion (as opposed to science) you would answer this question incorrectly--with a "Yes"--along with…

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The Shocking Alzheimer’s Revelation that Could Impact 600,000 Americans

Memory loss is often regarded as the hallmark of Alzheimer’s, but more than 10 percent of Alzheimer’s patients have little or no trouble with their recall, according to a surprising, new Mayo Clinic r…

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Is Stress a Contributing Factor to Alzheimer’s?

Although much remains to be learned about the causes of mental decline, it has been well documented recently that stress is an important contributing factor, including to the development of Alzheimer'…

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Alzheimer’s May Be Killing 6 Times More Americans Than We Think

The number of Americans dying from Alzheimer’s disease may be hundreds of thousands more than current statistics indicate, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. In 2010, expe…

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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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Mountain Climber Attempts 7 Summits for Alzheimer’s Research

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com Contributing Editor A family is never quite the same after an Alzheimer's diagnosis. The disease gradually destroys memory, robs sufferers of a lifetime of memories…

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