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Head injury patients develop brain clumps associated with Alzheimer's disease
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2016.02.03]
Scientists have revealed that protein clumps associated with Alzheimer's disease are also found in the brains of people who have had a head injury.

Could blood pressure drugs have a role in Alzheimer's disease treatment?
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.02.01]
In laboratory neuronal cultures, an FDA-approved drug used to treat high blood pressure reduced cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical...

Anavex announces positive dose-response data for ANAVEX 2-73 in Alzheimer's disease patients
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2016.01.12]
Anavex Life Sciences Corp., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing differentiated therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease, other...

Neurotrope initiates Phase 2b study of bryostatin for treatment of Alzheimer's disease
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2016.01.11]
Neurotrope, Inc. (NTRP) has announced the initiation of a Phase 2b clinical trial of lead candidate Bryostatin 1 for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.

Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Advance Medical Directives Specialty [2015.09.17]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/26/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

7 Alzheimer's Disease Stages and Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Swallowing Specialty [2015.09.04]
Title: 7 Alzheimer's Disease Stages and Symptoms
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

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 memantine 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.

Amyloid Pattern in TBI Different Than in Alzheimer's
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.02.05]
Using state-of-the-art imaging techniques, researchers learn more about how neuropathology after a traumatic brain injury differs from that seen in Alzheimer's disease.
Medscape Medical News

Mesh-like scaffold is disordered in Alzheimer's-affected cells
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2016.02.05]
Brain cell death in Alzheimer's disease is linked to disruption of a skeleton that surrounds the nucleus of the cells, a researcher in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health...

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's brain plaques discovered in people with brain injuries
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2016.02.04]
New research shows that Alzheimer's disease and brain injury share a common feature: amyloid plaques. This discovery could open up new paths of investigation into both fields.

Alzheimer's brain plaques discovered in people with brain injuries
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2016.02.04]
New research shows that Alzheimer's disease and brain injury share a common feature: amyloid plaques. This discovery could open up new paths of investigation into both fields.

Gene study points towards therapies for common brain disorders
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2016.01.28]
Scientists have pinpointed the cells that are likely to trigger common brain disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Multiple Sclerosis and intellectual disabilities.

Alzheimer-type brain pathology after transplantation of dura mater
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2016.01.27]
Up to now Alzheimer's disease has not been recognised as transmissible. Now researchers at the University of Zurich and the Medical University Vienna demonstrated Alzheimer-type pathology in brains...

Exposure to environmental toxin may lead to Alzheimer's
Source: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture News From Medical News Today [2016.01.20]
Researchers found that monkeys fed fruits containing a blue-green algae known as BMAA developed brain plaques and tangles - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's may be a collection of diseases that should be treated separately
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2015.11.05]
It is essential to carefully characterize and classify the mechanisms that underlie Alzheimer's disease, in order to allow for the development of novel therapies that can be prescribed according to...

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