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Study demonstrated clinically meaningful and statistically significant improvement of agitation in patients with Alzheimer's disease
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.10.16]
Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that results from the Phase II study evaluating AVP-923 for the treatment of agitation in patients with Alzheimer's disease were presented at the 2014...

Laying siege to beta-amyloid, the key protein in Alzheimer's disease
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.10.06]
The peptide - a small protein - beta-amyloid is strongly associated with Alzheimer's disease; however, researchers are still looking for unequivocal proof that this peptide is the causal agent of the...

Memory and Alzheimer's disease
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.09.03]
Research by Dr. Sylvain Williams shows that the flow of activity in the hippocampus, a brain region essential for memory, is actually bidirectional, rather than just unidirectionalA study just...

Protein implicated in Alzheimer's disease has important treatment potential in genetic form of epilepsy
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.08.16]
Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes have shown that reducing brain levels of the protein tau effectively blocks the development of disease in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome, a severe...

Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet First Aid Specialty [2014.08.05]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 8/5/2014 2:43:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/5/2014 2:43:52 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms (and Stages)
Source: MedicineNet Swallowing Specialty [2014.07.30]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms (and Stages)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/30/2014 2:52:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2014 2:52:25 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Patient Caregiver Guide
Source: MedicineNet donepezil Specialty [2014.03.26]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease Patient Caregiver Guide
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/26/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

Alzheimer's Disease - Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet rivastigmine Specialty [2012.02.07]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease - Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 2/2/2012 5:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/7/2012 2:00:43 PM

ARICEPT (Donepezil) effective for severe Alzheimer's disease
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Neurology
Donepezil reverses some aspects of cognitive deterioration seen in severe Alzheimer's disease.

CSF Findings Highlight Role of Sleep in Alzheimer's
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2014.10.14]
A new study shows a link between Alzheimer's disease, low quality of sleep and elevated CSF levels of orexin, a neurotransmitter that maintains wakefulness.
Medscape Medical News

Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2014.10.08]
We look at some less well-known and serious conditions that have been linked to poor dental hygiene in recent years: Alzheimer's disease, pancreatic cancer and heart disease.

Anxiety, jealousy and moodiness linked to increased Alzheimer's risk in women
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.10.02]
A new study by researchers in Sweden claims women who are anxious, jealous and moody during middle-age may be at double the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Precise triggers mapped that activate and neutralize brain cell networks
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.02]
The idea of mapping the brain is not new. Researchers have known for years that the key to treating, curing, and even preventing brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, and traumatic...

Promising drug candidate for Alzheimer's found in turmeric compound
Source: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry News From Medical News Today [2014.09.26]
A compound found in turmeric, the spice used in curry powder, could be a promising drug candidate for treating neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and stroke.

Case Reports: PET Imaging in Dementia (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.09.26]
(MedPage Today) -- Images ruled out Alzheimer's disease in two cases, but is this a clinic-ready tool?

Huntington's disease research advances with 'disease in a dish'
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
Creating induced pluripotent stem cells or iPS cells allows researchers to establish "disease in a dish" models of conditions ranging from Alzheimer's disease to diabetes.

Human neurodegenerative diseases may be impacted by discovery of a new cellular garbage control pathway
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.07.22]
Several human neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease but also ageing, are linked to an accumulation of abnormal and aggregated...

Research offers new insight into protein misfolding in neurodegenerative disorders
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.02.18]
Research by the University of Southampton has provided new insight into the consequence of accumulated 'misfolded proteins' in neurodegenerative disorders, such as Prion and Alzheimer's disease.

New insight into the consequences of protein misfolding in neurodegenerative disorders
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.02.17]
Research by the University of Southampton has provided new insight into the consequence of accumulated 'misfolded proteins' in neurodegenerative disorders, such as Prion and Alzheimer's disease.

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