Alzheimer's disease

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Synonyms for Alzheimer's disease

a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s

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Together with many of my colleagues in Congress and through the efforts of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease, we are making great headway in supporting initiatives and programs that have the ability to accelerate Alzheimer's research.
Rebecca Wood, chief executive of Alzheimer's Research UK, said the "colossal" sum raised through the foundation was supporting seven world-class research projects, including a large study into early-onset Alzheimer's led by Prof Nick Fox and Dr Jonathan Schott at University College London.
Rebecca Wood, chief executive of Alzheimer's Research UK, said: "There is no end to Malcolm Walker's talents and energy and we are hugely grateful to him for kindly donating the proceeds from his autobiography towards our vital work to defeat Alzheimer's disease.
Miranda Mays, Community Fundraising Manager for the Alzheimer's Research Trust, says: "This is a fantastic result and we are really grateful to Phill for taking on this gruelling adventure to help us beat Alzheimer's disease.
Dr Simon Ridley, head of research at the Alzheimer's Research Trust, said: "These free public talks are open to everyone who has an interest in dementia, as a patient, carer, family member or health professional.
Cardiff University-based Professor Julie Williams, the letter's lead-author and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Alzheimer's Research Trust, said: "Week after week British dementia scientists come a step closer to understanding what causes dementia, and how this might be translated into new treatments.
Robert Butler, President and CEO, International Longevity Center, moderated a research briefing attended by many of the previous winners and the current winners on the state and future of Alzheimer's research.
4 billion was spent on heart disease research and yet only $500 million was devoted to Alzheimer's research.
Emma said: "People have been so generous with their sponsorship already, and seeing the effect Alzheimer's has had on Michaela's family has made me really determined to raise as much as I can for Alzheimer's Research UK.
Mr Walker said: "I am immensely proud of the inventiveness and commitment that Iceland's people have shown in raising the amazing total of more than a million pounds for Alzheimer's Research UK.
The Alzheimer's Research Trust is funding a PhD scholarship for Matthew Burke to study the disease, which affects nearly 3,000 people in the Newcastle area.
The Independent MP for Ladywood is backing the Alzheimer's Research Trust protest to gain more funding to ease the devastation caused by dementia.
During a panel discussion on the state of Alzheimer's research, scientists agreed that early detection will be a key to treating Alzheimer's.
the Weston Brain Institute in Canada, and Alzheimer's Research UK, which joins the collaboration as the program makes available a second round of research grant awards.
Fiona Lees-Millais, from Haltwhistle in Northumberland, and her friend Nic Manners, have already raised more than PS12,000 for Alzheimer's Research UK.
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