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Saving minds, saving memories: Nasal spray for Alzheimer's

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June 30, 2014
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There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, but there is new hope. A new chance at defeating Alzheimer’s through the use of a nasal spray. Video provided by Ivanhoe


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Reuters (June 26, 2013) — The human nose may hold the key to diagnosing schizophrenia, according to a team of US-Israeli researchers. Extracting nerve cells from as close as possible to the brain, in the upper nasal cavity of the olfactory epithelium (OE), via a nasal swab, could allow the first ever biological diagnosis for schizophrenia, paving the way for early therapeutic intervention.
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World Alzheimer Report Reveals Negative Perceptions About People With Dementia

World Alzheimer Report Reveals Negative Perceptions About People With Dementia

MultiVu (Sep. 21, 2012) — Seventy-five (75) percent of people with dementia and 64 percent of caregivers believe there are negative associations for those diagnosed with dementia in their countries, according to survey fielded by Alzheimer's Disease International and published today in the World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the Stigma of Dementia. The report was released on Alzheimer's Action Day as part of World Alzheimer's Month activities engaging people in the cause and raising awareness about the disease.
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"Super Agers" an Elite Group of Seniors

"Super Agers" an Elite Group of Seniors

AP (Aug. 21, 2013) — 'Super agers' are helping to fight dementia and Alzheimer's. They're a group of elite seniors with superior memories who are part of a Northwestern University study to try and discover what makes them stay so sharp in older age. (Aug. 22)
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Poetry Provides Gateway to Past for Alzheimer Sufferers

Poetry Provides Gateway to Past for Alzheimer Sufferers

AFP (Nov. 22, 2013) — Alzheimer's sufferers find it difficult to recall recent events and so can easily feel isolated and lonely, but one association in Stratford-upon-Avon in the UK is using poetry and song to recover long-buried memories.
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