Alzheimer’s

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Metro Detroiter Who Lost Mom To Alzheimer’s Raises More Than $20K To Fight The Disease

The condition is escalating so quickly that it will soon affect many more than 5 million Americans who live with it right now.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

William Robinson of Pontiac

Pontiac Man Found After He Went Missing A 2nd Time

Oakland County Sheriff deputies say a 66-year old man who suffers from Alzheimer’s has been found safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

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Study Holds Promise For New Alzheimer’s Treatment

Radiation is often thought of for just treating cancer, but a new groundbreaking Beaumont study finds in mice that it can treat Alzheimer’s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2012

Neurons in the brain. Photo CBS News

Farmington Hills Clinic Fighting Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Clinical studies under way now at the Michigan Institute of Neurological Disorders and the Quest Research Institute may lead to improved treatments for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012

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Wayne State: Genes, Vascular Risk Modify Effects Of Aging On Brain, Cognition

Efforts to understand how the aging process affects the brain and cognition have expanded at Wayne State University beyond simply comparing younger and older adults.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

William Robinson Jr.

Pontiac Man Missing Since Friday

Investigators say 62-year-old William Robinson Jr. has Alzheimer’s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

This microscope image shows many enlarged lysosomes inside a mouse skin cell. Lysosomes are the cell's recycling centers. Image credit: Xiang Wang and Haoxing Xu, University of Michigan.

UM Biologists Find Potential Drug That Speeds Cellular Recycling

A University of Michigan cell biologist and his colleagues have identified a potential drug that speeds up trash removal from the cell’s recycling center, the lysosome.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2012

WSU Campus

Wayne State: Treatment With Light Benefits Alzheimer’s Patients

Exposure to light appears to have therapeutic effects on Alzheimer’s disease patients, a Wayne State University researcher has found.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2012

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Study: Eating Fish Reduces Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study shows that people who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2011

The University of Michigan central campus.

UM Study Will Test For Alzheimer’s Link

In a first-of-its kind study, University of Michigan researchers will provide genetic testing and Alzheimer’s risk estimates for people who are already experiencing mild cognitive impairment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

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