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Marijuana compound shows promise for treating Alzheimer's disease in preclinical study
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2014.08.30]
Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from neuroscientists at the...

Alzheimer's disease: are we close to finding a cure?
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
There seems to be more focus than ever on Alzheimer's research. But how close are scientists to developing effective prevention and treatment strategies for the disease?

Zebrafish help to unravel Alzheimer's disease
Source: Stem Cell Research News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
New fundamental knowledge about the regulation of stem cells in the nerve tissue of zebrafish embryos results in surprising insights into neurodegenerative disease processes in the human brain.

Protein implicated in Alzheimer's disease has important treatment potential in genetic form of epilepsy
Source: Autism 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 Aches, Pain, Fever 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 Dementia 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

Diabetes, arthritis, cancer and Alzheimer's disease: strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.27]
Medicine focuses almost entirely on fighting chronic diseases in a piecemeal fashion as symptoms develop.

Neuronal edema in Alzheimer's disease rats reduced by acupuncture and moxibustion
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.07.21]
Aberrant Wnt signaling is possibly related to the pathological changes in Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Hot Topics 2014: Alzheimer's Disease Revisited
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.08]
(MedPage Today) -- Early this year we asked, "What will be the most important clinical developments in Alzheimer's disease in 2014?" Now, at the half-year mark, we ask our experts how their predictions are holding up.

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.

Unprecedented detail of intact neuronal receptor should serve as template and guide for the design of therapeutic compounds
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.29]
Scientists succeeded in obtaining an unprecedented view of a type of brain-cell receptor that is implicated in a range of neurological illnesses, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease...

Immune cell discovered that plays neuroprotective role in the brain
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis (MS), can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury...

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...

Do Brain Games Build Bigger Brains?
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.14]
COPENHAGEN (MedPage Today) -- People who frequently engaged in cognitively-stimulating activities had greater volumes in key brain areas that may protect against Alzheimer's disease-related outcomes, researchers reported here.

Researchers propose 'simpler, more reliable' Alzheimer's diagnosis
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.07.04]
International experts reach a consensus on a simpler, more reliable way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease that promises to reduce the current 33% misdiagnosis rate.

Caring for horses may ease symptoms of Alzheimer's
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2014.05.06]
Researchers from Ohio State University say that equine therapy - interaction with horses to stimulate emotional well-being - may help reduce symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

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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