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2 hrs ago | HON

Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study

Seniors with mild symptoms of mental decline may face a higher risk of dying earlier than those with no thinking or memory problems, new Mayo Clinic research suggests.


Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Glen-Oaks, NY, Health, Manhasset, NY

7 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Study examines risk of early death for people with mild cognitive impairment

One of the first studies to look at a relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment , or problems with memory and thinking abilities, suggests that people who have thinking problems but their memory is still intact might have a higher death rate in a period of six years compared to those who have no thinking or memory ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Rochester, MN, Olmsted County, MN

11 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

British Alzheimer's expert comes to Lexington to speak at Best Friends anniversary celebration

Best Friends Day Center serves individuals with dementia, but a first-time visitor braced for a depressing environment is in for a cheerful surprise.


Related Topix: Health, Lexington, KY, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, Medicine, Psychiatry, Jessamine County, KY

11 hrs ago | KLEW-TV Lewiston

Understanding Alzheimer's disease talk at Wedgewood Terrace

Did you know someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease every 67-seconds.


Related Topix: Health, Idaho, Idaho Government

13 hrs ago | WNDU-TV South Bend

Elkhart Clinic accepting patients for cutting-edge Alzheimer's treatment

A couple months ago, NewsCenter 16 took you through a series of reports entitled "Taking Care of Mom and Dad."


Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Elkhart, IN

13 hrs ago | Science Daily

Physical activity keeps hippocampus healthy in people at risk for Alzheimer's disease

Moderate physical activity may preserve the hippocampus -- the brain region responsible for memory and spatial orientation that is attacked first in Alzheimer's disease, a study of older adults at increased risk for Alzheimer's disease shows.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Kinesiology

16 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.


18 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.


Related Topix: Health

22 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.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Brandeis University, Biology

22 hrs ago |

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.


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

Yesterday |

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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