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Epilepsy drug could help treat Alzheimer's disease
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.05.11]
University of British Columbia researchers say a new epilepsy drug holds promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's Disease - Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Advance Medical Directives Specialty [2015.03.23]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease - Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 2/2/2012 5:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2015 4:01:03 PM

Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Advance Medical Directives Specialty [2015.03.20]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/26/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Drug restores brain function and memory in early Alzheimer's disease
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.03.13]
A novel therapeutic approach for an existing drug reverses a condition in elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Johns Hopkins University found.

Experts criticise 'inaccurate' view that B Vitamins have no role in Alzheimer's disease prevention
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
Patients in the very early stages of dementia could miss out on a potentially effective treatment after misleading research was published last year, say medical experts.

FDA Approves Combo Pill for Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet donepezil Specialty [2014.12.29]
Title: FDA Approves Combo Pill for Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Health News
Created: 12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Alzheimer's Disease Patient Caregiver Guide
Source: MedicineNet galantamine 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

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.

Omega-3 fatty acids enhance cognitive flexibility in at-risk older adults
Source: Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today [2015.05.20]
A study of older adults at risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease found that those who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids did better than their peers on tests of cognitive flexibility -- the ability...

Amyloid Pathology Starts at Age 50, PET Scans Reveal
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.05.19]
Positron emission tomography studies show what percentage of individuals are in fact storing plaque amyloid in their brain, and are thus at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Medscape Medical News

New Alzheimer's drug to enter clinical trials
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.05.19]
A new drug developed at Lancaster University in the UK that may help to prevent the early stages of Alzheimer's disease is to enter clinical trials.

No evidence that low-frequency magnetic fields accelerate development of Alzheimer's, ALS
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2015.04.10]
Research study by the Mainz University Medical Center investigates the influence of low-frequency magnetic fields on neurodegenerative diseasesIn the case of animal model Alzheimer's disease...

Study: Neurologists' focus on face-to-face time with patients undervalued by Medicare
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2015.04.01]
Most neurologists provide face-to-face care of neurology patients, many of whom have complex diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy and Parksinson's disease - conditions that require...

Study validates first 'gold standard' technique for identifying early signs of Alzheimer's
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.03.26]
The first 'gold standard' technique for measuring brain tissue loss - an early sign of Alzheimer's disease - has been validated in a new study led by UCLA researchers.

Transcriptomics identifies genes & signaling pathways that may regulate Neurodegeneration
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2015.02.16]
Massive elimination of neurons is a critical aspect of normal nervous system development but also represents a defining feature of neurodegenerative pathologies, such as 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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