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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
More than 540,000 Floridians are living with Alzheimer’s Disease, and health officials say that's expected to increase by more than 30 percent in the next few years.
The number of Canadians with dementia is rising sharply, and it costs $10.6 billion per year to care for them, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
The plush baby dolls help seniors living with dementia remember the feeling of parenthood, the pair told CBS News. Videos from their visits show some elderly people crying when a baby doll is placed in their arms.
The discovery promises to have an impact far beyond the niche field of melittology.
State adding disease to list eligible for treatment with cannabis, despite some reservations.
Final patient will complete trial in 4 months (3 months on treatment with a follow-up 1 month after treatment).
n the animal trials researchers said the experimental vaccine showed it could delay the effects of the degenerative brain disease.
The disease affects 5.5 million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Sheriff Doug Schuster said he’d like to have such a registry started next spring.
Update to patients and caregivers featured two papers linking Alzheimer's and herpes viruses.
Researchers have shown that early dementia signs could be detected by a simple short scan of the individual’s neck.
A substance that gives pot its kick appears to reduce the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease – at least in mice.