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UNMC statewide study to test new model for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease, dementia
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2015.08.20]
The responsibility of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease or dementia can be overwhelming - physically, mentally and financially.

Looking Beyond Amyloid in Alzheimer's Diseases
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry [2015.08.17]
(MedPage Today) -- Momentum builds for other targets in sporadic disease

Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Advance Medical Directives Specialty [2015.08.13]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/26/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Positive initial phase 2a study data with ANAVEX 2-73 showing early evidence of improving cognition in patients with Alzheimer's disease
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.07.24]
Anavex Life Sciences Corp. has announced initial positive cognitive data for ANAVEX 2-73, the Company's lead investigational oral treatment for Alzheimer's targeting sigma-1 and muscarinic...

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

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.

Nine risk factors may contribute to two thirds of Alzheimer's cases worldwide
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2015.08.21]
Nine potentially modifiable risk factors may contribute to up to two thirds of Alzheimer's disease cases worldwide, suggests an analysis of the available evidence, published online in the Journal...

CDC Releases Death Rate Estimates for Seven Conditions
Source: Medscape HIV/AIDS Headlines [2015.08.20]
Death rates have risen for influenza/pneumonia, heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes; death rates have dipped slightly for HIV and have stayed the same for falls among older adults.
Medscape Medical News

A newly discovered molecular feedback process may protect the brain against Alzheimer's
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2015.08.19]
It is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease: Toxic protein fragments known as amyloid-β clumped together between neurons in a person's brain.

Clearance of Alzheimer's protein in brain reduces with age
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.08.07]
Researchers find older brains take much longer to clear amyloid beta 42, the toxic protein that is the main ingredient of the plaques that clog up the brain in Alzheimer's disease.

Study: Number of new cases of dementia decreasing for African-Americans but not Africans
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2015.08.05]
An Indiana University and Regenstrief Institute study is the first to report significantly decreased incidence rates over two decades for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in African-Americans.

Prescription for medical students: A day at the art museum?
Source: Medical Students / Training News From Medical News Today [2015.07.29]
With the growing number of people with Alzheimer's disease, understanding their care is vital for doctors.

Physical exercise could improve symptoms of Alzheimer's, dementia
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2015.07.24]
Studies presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggest that physical exercise could both protect the brain and alleviate symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Stanford scientists see iron-containing inflammatory cells in Alzheimer's brains
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
Examining post-mortem tissue from the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease, Stanford University School of Medicine investigators identified what appear to be iron-containing microglia ...

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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