All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Alzheimers’

Julianne Moore: ‘Still Alice’ Star Walks Red Carpet With Family

Julianne Moore, star of the newly released film Still Alice, walked the red carpet at an event in her honor at the Museum of the Moving Image, flanked by her husband and children. Moore plays a professor in the new film–one who is losing her memory to early Alzheimer’s. Julianne Moore lost nothing during this event, however, instead gaining the …

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Sharon Osbourne Fears Dying of Alzheimer’s Like Her Dad

Sharon Osbourne has long had a fear that she is just recently sharing with the media. She is terrified of dying of Alzheimer’s disease, the way her father did. Ozzy Osbourne’s wife lost her father, Don Arden, to the disease back in 2007 at the age of 81. “I was terrified because my dad died from Alzheimer’s. It is the …

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Glen Campbell To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Glen Campbell is set to be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 5th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards on November 4 at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood. Campbell’s country music career has spanned nearly five decades and includes his hits “Gentle on my Mind” and “Rhinestone Cowboy.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Campbell is being recognized for …

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Seth Rogen Supports Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease With Hilarity For Charity

As a call to arms in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, Seth Rogen and wife Lauren Miller recently held an event that raised more than $900,000 for the cause. Rogen and Miller staged the third annual Hilarity For Charity event on October 17, Friday, to raise money for efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease and succeeded in getting donations while providing …

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Dave Mustaine of Megadeth Pleads for Help Finding Missing Mother-in-Law

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth is distraught over a missing relative, and he is asking for the public’s help in finding her. Sally Estabrook, the mother of Mustaine’s wife Pamela, has been missing since October 4. She has Alzheimer’s. Sally Estabrook was last seen at the Pinezanita RV Park and Campground in Julian, California on October 4. Her husband returned from …

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Fish Oil Supplements Protect Against Alzheimer’s

A new study suggests that fish oil might be one of the most effective preventative measures against developing Alzheimer’s disease, for those who aren’t genetically inclined to develop the common form of dementia. There is presently no cure for Alzheimer’s; it is a progressive disease and eventually leads to death. It is most often diagnosed in those over 65 years …

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New Alzheimer’s Test Promising For Early Detection

Researchers have found that a simple eye exam could be critical in detecting Alzheimer’s Disease years, if not decades, before memory loss begins. Beta amyloids are proteins that look like bright dots and are typically found in the brain of Alzheimer’s patients. However, new the new studies have shown that the beta amyloids are also found in the retina of …

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Glen Campbell Will Never Perform Again

Kim Woolen, Glen Campbell’s wife, has revealed some shocking news about her husband. During a recent interview with PEOPLE, Kim explained that Glen will more than likely never be able to perform again. “He can’t even tune a guitar now. If I tune one and hand it to him he can still play, [but] not like he used to,” Woolen …

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Glen Campbell Enters Alzheimer’s Facility

Glen Campbell has suffered from Alzheimer’s for about three years now, and last week the 78-year-old country music legend was transferred to an Alzheimer’s facility. Best known for his huge country hits including Rhinestone Cowboy, Wichita Lineman, and Gentle On My Mind, Campbell is a true legend in the music world. He also had his own TV show on CBS, …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Just How Vulnerable Are You?

Americans are absolutely terrified of Alzheimer’s disease. A survey revealed it to be the illness that when surveyed, most Americans were afraid of developing. This disease is scarier than diabetes, heart disease, or even cancer. Why is Alzheimer’s so feared? One good reason to be wary of the illness is that there is no cure. Though researchers are working hard …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness

Medical researchers have designed an experimental blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s disease before it fully develops. The disease was detected through plasma phospholipids, which researchers said was more convenient in comparison to costly methods like spinal taps or PET scans. “They decided to start with fats, since it was the easiest and least expensive,” according to a report by CNN. “They drew blood from …

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Cholesterol Linked To Alzheimers Disease?

A study being conducted on the onset of Alzheimer’s might be attributed to cholesterol. The study is showing risk factors connected to this heart damaging substance, has been observed in high levels in Alzheimer’s patients. “One of the important themes emerging from dementia research over the past 15 years is that there are intriguing connections between vascular disease and Alzheimer’s …

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