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‘No Cost’ Ways to Get Informed and Get Help About Alzheimer’s Disease
PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX — Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Urges Action during National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. As economic woes and healthcare cost concerns continue to grip the nation, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is encouraging families of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias to take advantage of free services and monetary awards that can help reduce the financial toll of this chronic disease.

Grape seeds may combat Alzheimer’s Disease
The seeds are rich in compounds thought to reduce degeneration of the brain in later life. Experts at the Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, found that mice fed with grape seed extract for six months had “better cognitive function” than those on a normal diet.

Medivation shares down after co expands Alzheimer’s drug study
BANGALORE, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Shares of Medivation Inc fell as much as 18 percent on Tuesday, a day after the company posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss and said it would expand the late-stage study of its Alzheimer’s disease (AD) drug, Dimebon, potentially delaying the drug’s launch.

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