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Film Review: Away from Her by director Sarah Polley

Of all the films made about the onset of dementia and Alzheimer's, Polley's ranks as one of the most graceful -- and honest

“Away from Her” (2006) is a rare film about Alzheimer’s disease, and in my opinion, one of the best. As a film adaptation of the talented Alice Munro’s short story, “The Bear Came Over the Mountain,” Sarah Polley’s film already … Continue reading

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Is Copper to Blame? Research Says the Metal May Cause Alzheimer’s

Research finds that a high amount of copper in our diet may encourage dementia

New research by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) revealed that copper, when found in excess in the brain, could be encouraging dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. A high amount of copper in our diet could be due to … Continue reading

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