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Good Dog, Good Rat

For three decades, Old Man selflessly helped scientists unravel the mysteries behind Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, cancer and other age-related diseases.

 
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Posted by on December 24, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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The Gift of Endless Memory — They Never Forget — Anything (Text Version)

The Gift of Endless Memory is called “superior autobiographical memory”.

The ability to recall nearly every day of one’s life….

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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How Cranberry Juice Fights Bacteria that Cause Urinary Tract Infections (Part Three)

Good science. Pass the information along.

This is certainly interesting research. An effective way to try and fight E. Coli bacteria. E. Coli play a key role in urinary tract infections…..

“A number of controlled clinical trials ― these are carefully designed and conducted scientific studies done in humans ― have concluded that cranberry juice really is effective for preventing urinary tract infections,” said Terri Anne Camesano, Ph.D., who led the study. “That has important implications, considering the size of the problem and the health care costs involved.”
Estimates suggest that urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for about 8 million medical visits each year, at a total cost of more than $1.6 billion.
Camesano expressed reservations about self-treating UTIs and said that individuals who suspect an infection should seek medical advice. UTIs can progress rapidly and, if left untreated with antibiotics, result in severe illness, especially in children, individuals with chronic health problems, and the elderly.Read more at www.alzheimersreadingroom.com
 

 
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Posted by on November 19, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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How to Get an Alzheimer’s Disease Patient To Take Their Medication

This is often difficult to do, and is a common problem that is faced by Alzheimer’s caregivers.

 
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Posted by on November 15, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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Alzheimer’s Disease and the Five Stages of Grief

Alzheimer’s progresses slowly and subtly at first, and you don’t notice initially that anything is different. At one point, the ‘small voice’ of the subconscious occasionally comes out, but you tend to tune it out — or I did anyway.

 
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Posted by on November 9, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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George “Sparky” Anderson

A rare and talented man.

 
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Posted by on November 5, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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Alzheimer’s Disease Sufferer Rides Tricycle 10 Miles On Belt Parkway in Brooklyn

He actually pedaled over the Marine Parkway Bridge and along Flatbush Avenue to get onto the BQE. He pedaled more than 10 miles before by the time he exited.

 
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Posted by on November 5, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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