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In mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, targeted immune booster removes toxic proteins
Source: Immune System / Vaccines News From Medical News Today [2014.09.11]
Alzheimer's disease experts at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere are reporting success in specifically harnessing a mouse's immune system to attack and remove the buildup of toxic proteins in...

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: 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 Encephalitis and Meningitis 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).

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.

Discovery may lead to improved memory, cognitive function in Alzheimer's patients
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2014.09.12]
As Alzheimer's disease progresses, it kills brain cells mainly in the hippocampus and cortex, leading to impairments in "neuroplasticity," the mechanism that affects learning, memory, and thinking.

Increased Alzheimer's risk linked to long-term benzodiazepine use
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.09.10]
A large, long-term study further investigates a previously suggested link between benzodiazepine use and increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Benzodiazepines Linked to Increased Alzheimer's Risk
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2014.09.09]
Use of benzodiazepines for insomnia and anxiety, especially over the long term, may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Medscape Medical News

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.

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.

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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