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CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Alzheimer's Association has collaborated with Chicken Soup for the Soul on a new book of personal stories and experiences called Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias , available for purchase beginning today, April 22, in print and eBook format.
Researchers from NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have engineered a series of molecules with the potential to treat most neurodegenerative diseases that are characterized by misfolded proteins, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.
A crowd lunched and listened to the principal investigator of Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's disease research talk about the advancements being made in detecting the disease.
The aging boom, or the silver tsunami if you prefer, in America promises to bring both great challenges and opportunties into every Americans life for the next few decades.
Dr. Gregg Warshaw, left, of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Elizabeth Bragg of the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing say more training to treat Alzheimer's patients is necessary as people are living longer.
Many have spent much of their lives in the closet and fear discrimination by medical or social service providers or even the people they might live with in nursing homes.
A team led by Houston Methodist Research Institute scientists has found that Alzheimer's disease and cancer share a pathway in gene transcription, a process essential for cell reproduction and growth.
Neuronascent, Inc. , a company focused on developing its novel therapeutic candidates for new neuron formation in Alzheimer's disease , Parkinson's disease and Down syndrome, announced today that the company successfully completed a pre-investigational new drug meeting with the FDA for their AD therapeutic candidate, NNI-362.
Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, along with Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-PA, have proposed a bill that calls on the federal government to both engage in and lead a coordinated, international effort to address Alzheimer's disease.
The Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia Chapter will hold a Planning Committee meeting for the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Wheeling.
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My colleague Bruce Goldman recently wrote an expansive blog entry and article based on research by Mike Greicius , MD, about how the ApoE4 variant doubles the risk of Alzheimer's for women.
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University have come up with a new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.