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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...

New data presented from phase 1b study of investigational Alzheimer's disease treatment Aducanumab (BIIB037)
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.07.24]
Today Biogen has announced new results from a prespecified interim analysis of PRIME, the Phase 1b placebo-controlled study of aducanumab (BIIB037) in patients with prodromal or mild Alzheimer's...

Novel monoclonal antibodies show promise for Alzheimer's disease treatment
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
Parkinson's disease may also be treated with potential therapyScientists at NYU Langone Medical Center's Center for Cognitive Neurology have evidence that monoclonal antibodies they developed may...

One Target, One Treatment? Not for Alzheimer's Disease
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.07.20]
Promising new therapeutic candidates for Alzheimer's target multiple disease-related proteins and may have benefit in other neurodegenerative diseases.
Medscape Medical News

A Saliva Test for Alzheimer's Disease?
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.07.20]
Canadian researchers are investigating use of metabolomics to evaluate the cognitive predictive value of saliva samples from persons with normal cognition, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease.
Medscape Medical News

Brain Changes Differ by Race With Alzheimer's Disease: Study
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2015.07.16]
Title: Brain Changes Differ by Race With Alzheimer's Disease: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Atlas of older brains could help diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2015.06.25]
A digital map of the ageing brain could aid the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders in older people, a study suggests.

Imaging test may identify biomarker of Alzheimer's disease
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.27]
"Alzheimer's is a gray matter disease," said Federica Agosta, M.D., Ph.D., co-author of the study conducted at the Neuroimaging Research Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy.

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

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.

Investigational Drug Added to Donepezil Shows Promise in AD
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.07.24]
Adding 5-HT6 receptor antagonist RVT-101 to standard therapy with donepezil in adults with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease resulted in improved cognition and function.
Medscape Medical News

Medical News Today: Physical exercise could improve symptoms of Alzheimer's, dementia
Source: Featured Health 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.

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: Immune System / Vaccines 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 ...

Grim Picture of Alzheimer's in Aging Baby Boomers
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.07.20]
More than 28 million baby boomers will have Alzheimer's disease by 2050 and will account for nearly 25% of Medicare spending by 2040, a new analysis shows.
Medscape Medical News

Could a simple saliva test detect Alzheimer's?
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2015.07.20]
The results of a new study show promise for a simple saliva test that could predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Genetic markers linking risk for type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's identified
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2015.07.17]
Certain patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) may have specific genetic risk factors that put them at higher risk for developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a study conducted at the Icahn...

New antibody treats traumatic brain injury and prevents long-term neurodegeneration
Source: Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.07.16]
Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center discover how TBI leads to Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathyNew research led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess...

Midlife changes in spinal fluid may predict Alzheimer's
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.07.14]
A study that gathered data over 10 years suggests changes in biomarkers in spinal fluid may help doctors identify people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later in life.

'Alzheimer's protein' plays role in maintaining eye health and muscle strength
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2015.06.10]
Amyloid precursor protein (APP), a key protein implicated in the development Alzheimer's disease, may play an important role in eye and muscle health.

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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