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4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

NeuroPhage discovers GAIM-changing molecules to combat Alzheimer's and related diseases

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.


Related Topix: Health, Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

8 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Luncheon discusses Alzheimer's disease advancements

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.


Related Topix: Health

10 hrs ago | KCOL-AM Fort Collins

Katie Fahrenbruch with Larimer Country Alzheimer's Association

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.


Related Topix: Health

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

UC researchers: Changes in training needed to care for Alzheimer's patients

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.


Related Topix: Health, University of Cincinnati, Medicine, Nursing, Geriatric Medicine

14 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

For LGBT community, dealing with dementia is a challenge

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Transgender, Entertainment

18 hrs ago | Science Blog

Scientists find link between glioblastoma, Alzheimer's

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.


Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Texas, Medicine, Brain Cancer, Genetics

20 hrs ago | Market Wire

Neuronascent Successfully Completes Pre-IND Meeting With FDA for Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic

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.


Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease

21 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

'Game-changing' Alzheimer's bill introduced: Rep, Chris Smith calls...

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.


Related Topix: Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Malaria

23 hrs ago |

Evanston Resident Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias

Evanston Resident Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias Evanston, IL - 04/21/2014- The Alzheimer's AssociationAŽ announced Carrie Jackson of Evanston has been selected as a published author in the new edition of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias.


Related Topix: Health, Dementia, Evanston, IL, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Alzheimer's Association planning walk

The Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia Chapter will hold a Planning Committee meeting for the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Wheeling.


Related Topix: Health, Wheeling, WV, Elkins, WV

The Detroit News

Ask the Doctor: Help for persistent carpal tunnel syndrome

Dear Dr. Roach: In August 2013, I had surgery on my right wrist for carpal tunnel syndrome.


Related Topix: Medicine, Acupuncture, Health

Hispanic Business

Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. - 10-K - Management's Discussion...

This report contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements containing the words "believes," "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "projects," "will," and other words of similar import or the negative of those terms or expressions.



The state of Alzheimer's research: A conversation with Stanford neurologist Michael Greicius

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Health

P&T Community

'Chaperone' Compounds Offer New Approach to Alzheimer's Treatment

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.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Brandeis University, Biology

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Alzheimer's patients make music long after memories fade | Video

Remembering everyday things like where you live or how to make a sandwich can be tough when you have Alzheimer's disease.


Related Topix: Health, Florida, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Herald Star Online

Patricia Wiley

WILEY, Patricia "Pat" K., 73, of Malvern, stepped away from this life to her eternal life on Friday, April 18, 2014, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.


Related Topix: Malvern, OH, Health, Waynesburg, OH, Amsterdam, OH, Home Gardening, Home

News Max

Glen Campbell 'Happy and Content' at Nashville Alzheimer's Facility

Country music Hall of Famer Glen Campbell is "happy and content" at his new home at a memory care facility in Nashville, Tenn., his wife Kim Woolen told Country Music Weekly.


Related Topix: Country, Glen Campbell, Health, Bryan White


Health Watch: 5 clues to Alzheimer's

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease and nearly 35 million have dementia.


Related Topix: Health


Phase 3 Trials of Solanezumab and Bapineuzumab for Alzheimer's Disease

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Vision Monday

BrightFocus Foundation to Fund Research for Brain and Eye Disease with $8.7 Million in Grants

CLARKSBURG, Md.- BrightFocus Foundation , a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, announced yesterday that it will be distributing more than $8.7 million in grants to 59 research projects in six countries, 19 states and the District of Columbia to aid in the efforts to ... (more)


Related Topix: Clarksburg, MD, Non-Profit, Health, Macular Degeneration, Genetics, Medicine