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News on Alzheimer's continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Science Daily

Toward unraveling the Alzheimer's mystery: New step points to proteins

Getting to the bottom of Alzheimer's disease has been a rapidly evolving pursuit with many twists, turns and controversies.

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4 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

Loss of memory in Alzheimer's mice models reversed through gene therapy

Alzheimer's disease is the first cause of dementia and affects some 400,000 people in Spain alone.

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Related Topix: Health

8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Potential new approach to Alzheimer's treatment offered by 'Chaperone' compounds

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Brandeis University, Biology

8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Alzheimer's Association Collaborates on New Chicken Soup for the ...

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Dementia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Joey McIntyre, New Kids on the Block, Pop/Rock, Sarah Rafferty

11 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

A Beaten-Down Biotech Stock Poised to Perk Up

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Mozilla, Financial Markets, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease

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.

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

Patch.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Stanford

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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