Marilyn Manson mourns his mother's death: 'I'll make you proud'

Marilyn Manson mourns his mother's death: 'I'll make you proud'

LOS ANGELES, May 20 (UPI) --Marilyn Manson has taken to social media to express his grief over his mother's recent death.
Annie Martin

'Little Rascals' actress Jackie Lynn Taylor Fries dead at 88

SACRAMENTO, May 8 (UPI) --Actress, broadcast journalist and church minister Jackie Lynn Taylor Fries has died after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, said her husband, Jack. She was 88.
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Women more likely to get Alzheimer's disease than men

Women more likely to get Alzheimer's disease than men

CHICAGO, March 19 (UPI) -- U.S. women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease as they are breast cancer, researchers say.

Alzheimer's burden shifts to low- and middle-income countries

LONDON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- By 2050, it is estimated there will be 135 million people living with dementia worldwide, up from 44 million today, a British non-profit group says.
Exercise can significantly improve cognitive functions in dementia patients

Exercise can significantly improve cognitive functions in dementia patients

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- People with dementia who exercised showed improved cognitive abilities and capacity to perform their daily activities, according to the Cochrane Collaboration.
Ananth Baliga

Man knits 12-foot scarf while running in Kansas City marathon

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A Missouri man who ran in the Kansas City Marathon said he broke the world record for longest scarf knitted while running a marathon.
Dementia declined significantly in England, Wales and Denmark

Dementia declined significantly in England, Wales and Denmark

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 16 (UPI) -- In England and Wales the dementia rates of the elderly age 65 and older dropped 25 percent in past two decades, researchers say.

Study: Delaying retirement may slow the onset of dementia

BOSTON, July 15 (UPI) -- In a large study involving more than 400,000 workers, French researchers say delaying retirement may delay Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia.
Immunoglobulin trial for Alzheimer's discontinued

Immunoglobulin trial for Alzheimer's discontinued

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 8 (UPI) -- Baxter International Inc. officials said its Phase III clinical study of immunoglobulin did not reduce cognitive decline in those with moderate Alzheimer's.
Obama proposes $31B for medical research

Obama proposes $31B for medical research

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama proposed Wednesday spending $31 billion for medical research in his 2014 National Institutes of Health budget.

Studies show Alzheimer's must be caught

VIENNA, July 13 (UPI) -- Two studies indicate treatments of Alzheimer's are not effective unless the disease is found early, researchers reported in Vienna.

Detecting signs of Alzheimer's disease

CHICAGO, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. experts at the Alzheimer's Association offer help in differentiating between changes that come with aging and Alzheimer's disease.

Holidays can raise Alzheimer's concerns

CHICAGO, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Officials of the U.S. Alzheimer's Association say their round-the-clock help line receives more than a 30-percent increase in calls during the holidays.

Maternal link to Alzheimer's suggested

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say they have found more evidence of a maternal genetic link to Alzheimer's disease.

Drug shows promise as Alzheimer's therapy

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- U.S. medical scientists say a drug commonly prescribed to treat immunodeficiencies has shown promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
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Alzheimer's Association
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R), R-Ga., and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (L), members of the Alzheimer's Study Group, chat with an Alzheimer's Association supporter before they testify about Alzheimer's disease before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

The Alzheimer's Association, incorporated on April 10, 1980 as the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc., is a non-profit American voluntary health organization which focuses on care, support and research for Alzheimer's disease.

The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is:

The vision of the Association is "a world without Alzheimer's disease." Approximately 24 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer's, including 5 million Americans.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Alzheimer's Association."
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