Category: Alzheimer’s Disease Caregivers

prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Prions Highly Contagious Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Because of the Alzheimer’s disease epidemic alone, it will soon be the leading cause of death.  The epidemiology has indicated that Alzheimer’s is a transmissible disease. A new study confirms that millions of those with the disease are infectious. Talk about inconvenient truth. […]

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Friends, Family At Risk Millions of people are becoming caregivers for friends and family members with Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a silent epidemic that’s creating family crises around the world. In addition to the shock of the sudden dependency, at least some caregivers (family members and professionals) are being misinformed and exposed to deadly pathogens that […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Caregivers At Risk Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Alzheimer’s disease alone is taking the lives of 50-100 million people now. Despite millions of Alzheimer’s-related fatalities annually, experts suggest that the prevalence of the disease among the living will quadruple by 2050, if not sooner. Some advocates are warning that the surging epidemic […]

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Tips For Caregivers Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. There are no vaccines to prevent it or cure it. Prevention is our best hope and nutrition offers the only proven hope for those who have brain disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a member of an aggressive family of neurodegenerative diseases known as transmissible […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Prion Disease Unstoppable Among Mammals There might not be a difference between Alzheimer’s disease and the more-feared Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) at all. That is very bad news for millions of caregivers and community members around the world. Alzheimer’s disease and CJD are both members of an aggressive family of neurodegenerative diseases known as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE). The operative word is […]

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Caregivers At Risk Meryl Comer probably couldn’t tell you the most harrowing moment of her journey through Alzheimer’s disease. Maybe it happened before her husband Harvey’s diagnosis, when he brandished a carving knife at Thanksgiving. Or maybe it occurred when she watched the brilliant doctor of hematology and oncology at the National Institutes of Health, […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Family Members Likely To Contract neurodegenerative Disease Although Alzheimer’s disease affects both men and women, the condition is gaining attention as a women’s health issue. There is no known physiological link between gender and development of the disease, but statistics show that more women than men are affected. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, almost two-thirds […]

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Families Drained By Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia patients and their families are being hit by a ‘care tax’ of more than £20,000 (about $25,000) a year, research has revealed. They are forced to ‘break the bank’ to pay for extra basic help from their own pockets because it is not provided by local authorities. On top of […]

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Caregivers Overwhelmed Sara Schupp hasn’t seen her mother in a while. She hopes to someday soon, but for now, it’s the difference between crying on the way to work every day for a week and functioning like a normal 34-year-old. Her mother, Bernadette LandiVittori, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2001. The family […]

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Thai Diet Treats Alzheimer’s Disease Residents of this facility for people with Alzheimer’s disease toss around a yellow ball and laugh under a cascade with their caregivers, in a swimming pool ringed by palm trees and wind chimes. Susanna Kuratli, once a painter of delicate oils, swims a lap and smiles. Watching is her husband, […]

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