Alzheimer's disease

Health & Safety
9:23 pm
Thu August 13, 2015

Wake Forest Baptist Funding Helps Alzheimer’s Research

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received nearly $3.5 million for research and other programs relating to aging and Alzheimer's Disease.
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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received nearly $3.5 million dollars to support work in aging and Alzheimer’s Disease.

The donated funds will be used for patient care and research initiatives to advance Wake Forest Baptist’s Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine program. One of them involves a study about the affects of two types of diets on the brain

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Pharmaceuticals
11:08 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

New Hope for Alzheimer's Disease Drug

TransTech Pharma drug aimed at delaying onset of Alzheimer's disease is headed toward phase 3 testing.
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The incidence of the mysterious and devastating Alzheimer's disease continues to rise in the U-S.  Justin Catanoso, Business Journal contributing writer and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program,  discusses a Triad company's new drug with potential to delay the onset of Alzheimer's.

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Health
4:53 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Greensboro Memory Care Facility Re-opens

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The number of people with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia is increasing nationwide. A memory care community in Greensboro has made some changes to help meet the growing need for safe and suitable housing in the Triad.

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