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Link between sleep disturbance and amyloid in brain areas affected by Alzheimer's disease
Source: Seniors / Aging News From Medical News Today [2014.12.12]
Healthy, elderly research participants who report being more sleepy and less rested have higher levels of amyloid deposition in regions of the brain that are affected in Alzheimer's disease...

Researchers at Mainz University explore new approach for treating Alzheimer's disease
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2014.12.09]
It is estimated that about 35 million people worldwide currently suffer from dementia and it is expected that the number will increase to 135 million by the year 2050.

Breakdown in brain connection identified in early Alzheimer's disease
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.12.02]
Changes in brain connections visible on MRI could represent an imaging biomarker of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North...

Laying siege to beta-amyloid, the key protein in Alzheimer's disease
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.10.06]
The peptide - a small protein - beta-amyloid is strongly associated with Alzheimer's disease; however, researchers are still looking for unequivocal proof that this peptide is the causal agent of the...

Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Swallowing 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 Swallowing 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

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

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.

Memory loss and other Alzheimer's-like features reversed in mice
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.12.11]
The mass die-off of nerve cells in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may largely occur because an entirely different class of brain cells, called microglia, begin to fall down on the job...

Targeting sleep-wake protein may prevent Alzheimer's
Source: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia News From Medical News Today [2014.11.28]
Orexin - a protein that wakes the brain from sleep - could be a target for preventing Alzheimer's disease, says a study that slowed brain plaque formation in mice via this route.

Protein that rouses the brain from sleep may be target for Alzheimer's prevention
Source: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia News From Medical News Today [2014.11.26]
A protein that stimulates the brain to awaken from sleep may be a target for preventing Alzheimer's disease, a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests.

Potential to repair injured adult brains by reprogramming 'support cells' into neurons
Source: Stroke News From Medical News Today [2014.11.24]
The portion of the adult brain responsible for complex thought, known as the cerebral cortex, lacks the ability to replace neurons that die as a result of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and other...

Models show that the number of Alzheimer's patients will more than double in 40 years, and costs associated with their care will nearly quintuple
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2014.11.14]
As baby boomers reach their sunset years, shifting nationwide demographics with them, the financial burden of Alzheimer's disease on the United States will skyrocket from $307 billion annually to $1.

Tübingen imaging scientists combine PET and MRI to observe Alzheimer's development
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.11.11]
Neuroscientists are urgently seeking new strategies for a causative treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2014.10.08]
We look at some less well-known and serious conditions that have been linked to poor dental hygiene in recent years: Alzheimer's disease, pancreatic cancer and heart disease.

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.

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...

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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