updated 1/7/2011 4:45:43 PM ET 2011-01-07T21:45:43

DEL MAR, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ernest B. Remo, Chairman/CEO, announced today that American Diversified Holdings Corporation (PinkSheets:ADHC) is on schedule to launch a new website offering free Alzheimer's screening on Monday January 10th, 2011.

Interested parties will be able to take the Exam online at www.FreeAlzheimersExam.com and a link from the ADHC website will also be available to access the test. This online test is the first phase in creating amobile application platform in the mHealth arena specifically designed for the Apple(R) iPhone(TM), iPod Touch (TM), iPad(TM) and other mobile platforms including the Android(TM) platform developed by Google.

This site is directed at the over 140 million Americans over the age of 40 that are in the risk pool for developing early stage dementia.

The test is simple to take and score by either the care giver for an elderly person or anyone interested in determining a baseline cognitive memory and provides a early stage baseline of cognitive skills.

"Early diagnosis is the key to combating this horrible disease. The U.S. congress has recently passed legislation to create a National Alzheimer's Project to coordinate the country's approach to research, treatment and care-giving for this disease. The goal is to accelerate the development of treatments that would prevent, halt or reverse the course of Alzheimer's, and improve the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and coordination of the care and treatment of citizens with Alzheimer's," commented Ernest Remo, CEO of ADHC. "The enormous cost of treating this disease exceeded $170 billion in 2009 and is expected to massively increase to $800 billion by 2050. The number of Alzheimer's and Dementia patients is expected to grow from 5.3 million to over 20 million during this time frame. We believe these statistics offer a tremendous opportunity to build our mHealth business unit and create unique and innovative technologies that will assist researchers and healthcare practitioners in curing this disease, relieving the suffering of millions."


Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's is the 7th leasing cause of death in the U.S. The disease affects approximately 5.3 million people domestically and over 30 million people globally, accounting for 50 to 70 percent of dementia cases. The U.S. cost of treating this disease exceeded $170 billion in 2010 and is expected to increase to $800 billion by 2050 as the aging population and early detection increases the incidence of Alzheimer's to over 20 million people in the U.S. and over 100 million people globally. Currently there is no cure for the disease but there are many therapies that can alleviate and delay the onset of symptoms. Up to 5 percent (250,000) of people with the disease have early-onset Alzheimer's (also known as younger-onset), which often appears when someone is in their 40s or 50s. No treatment is available to slow or stop the deterioration of brain cells in Alzheimer's disease. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved five drugs that temporarily slow worsening of symptoms for about six to 12 months, on average, for about half of the individuals who take them. Researchers have identified treatment strategies that may have the potential to change its course. Approximately 90 experimental therapies aimed at slowing or stopping the progression of Alzheimer's are in clinical testing with human volunteers. For more information please visit www.alz.org, the National Alzheimer's Association's website www.alz.org

                American Diversified Holdings Corporation

American Diversified Holdings Corporation is developing a platform for the Mobile Health Care Market as the medical profession gears up to go electronic not only for medical records but also for direct patient monitoring and information. ADHC's mHealth Division will focus on Mobile Health Care Applications for iPhone(TM), iPad(TM), Android(TM) and Other Mobile Devices. ADHC is developing applications for the iPhone, iPad, Android and Other Mobile Devices tailored for specific ailments and protocols to allow medical professionals to monitor patients, get instant feedback and constantly adjust treatments to allow greater flexibility and response time in meeting individual patient needs. mHealth or mobile Health is a term used for the practice of medical and public health, supported by mobile devices. The term is most commonly used in reference to using mobile communication devices, such as mobile phones for Health Services and information.

This press release contains forward-looking statements pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995. These statements include risks and uncertainties that may cause the Company's plans to change and are in no way intended to guarantee that the Company will be successful in executing its plans. American Diversified Holdings common stock currently trades on the over the counter "Pink Sheets" under the symbol ADHC. This press release in no way constitutes any recommendation regarding the securities of ADHC or its affiliates. Any person reading this press release is advised that this release should be considered in the light of all the facts and circumstances regarding the business and financial condition and prospects of ADHC, and no inference has been made that this release contains all such information.

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