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Stopping dementia at the nose with combination of rifampicin and resveratrol

Dementia is thought to occur when proteins called amyloid-β, tau, and α-synuclein accumulate in the brain and form oligomers.

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar hears from caregivers helping those with Alzheimer’s

BEMIDJI — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke with several northwest Minnesota caregivers Wednesday about working with people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

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Winter safety is focus of advice for Alzheimer’s caregivers

MAUMEE — Winter-time, with its colder temperatures, snow, ice and early darkness, can be particularly treacherous, in particular for those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

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Incorporate music in visits with Alzheimer’s patients

Dear Doctors: My uncle has Alzheimer’s disease. He goes through these awful phases where he’s agitated and afraid. We’ve noticed that music calms him down, especially when it’s something from when he was young. Why would that be? Maybe music should be part of Alzheimer’s therapy.

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Tips on dealing with a family member with Alzheimer’s disease

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., hosted a roundtable discussion on Wednesday, Dec. 22, with leaders in the long-term care and assisted living industry in Minnesota, to talk about tips for families with a member who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

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Alternative Strategy Discovered for Stalling Alzheimer’s Neurodegeneration

Boosting levels of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine with atomoxetine, a repurposed ADHD medication, may be able to stall neurodegeneration in people with early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, a study conducted at Emory Brain Health Center suggests.

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The risks and rewards of caregiving for loved ones with dementia

Every night before bed, Pat and John Sullivan list at least three things for which they are grateful that day.

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Alzheimer’s column: Dressing and dementia

If you’ve been paying attention to the weather, it looks like it can’t quite decide to let go of fall and embrace winter. Shorts one day and fleece the next. What are you going to do?

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Girl gifts dolls to dementia patients, their reactions will make you emotional

There are certain videos shared on the Internet that showcase something so wonderful that they leave you emotional. This video involving a little girl and a few dementia patients is a fine inclusion to that list. There is a chance that the video will make you say ‘who is cutting the onions.’

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Living with Dementia with support from Dementia Friendly Iowa

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) Thousands of Iowans and their families are living with and coping with one of the many forms of dementia.

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