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July 30, 2004

Warren Buffet's Wife, Experimental Alzheimer's Vaccine

Warren Buffet's wife, Susan Buffet, has died of a stroke at the age of 72. The two were still married, but had been separated for many years.

"An experimental vaccine for Alzheimer's disease slowed memory decline somewhat even though the research was stopped before the full treatment could be administered, a study suggests."

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July 14, 2004

Getting Active, Stroke Increases Dementia Risk

More and more seniors are getting active and feeling great for longer and longer.

According to the a study published in Neurology, a medical journal, a person's risk of dementia increases after a stroke.

Posted by news editor at 02:13 AM | Comments (0)

July 12, 2004

James Doohan Diagnosed, New Alzheimer's Drug

Actor James Doohan, who played Scotty on the original Star Trek series, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.

A French company is working on a promising new Alzheimer's Drug. There has been success in animals and human studies are set to begin.

Posted by news editor at 06:48 PM | Comments (0)