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2014-06-09 16:25:26

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS) announced today that it has initiated a pivotal Phase 3 clinical study of ADS-5102 (amantadine HCl), a high-dose, controlled-release version of amantadine for the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease who have developed levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID). LID is a condition characterized by involuntary movements without purpose that can become severely disabling, rendering individuals...

2014-06-07 23:00:51

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Calgary is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Home Care Assistance Calgary, Canada's leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best...

2014-06-06 23:01:41

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Montreal is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Montreal, Québec (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Montreal, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care...

2014-06-05 10:45:37

BMJ-British Medical Journal But picture less clear for impact on heart attack and stroke risk, large study finds But its impact on directly boosting the risk of heart attacks and stroke is rather less clear, the research indicates. The evidence suggests that high levels of certain air pollutants are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular problems, but exactly how this association works has not been clarified. The research team therefore set out to explore the short term...

How Does High Blood Pressure In Middle Age May Affect Memory In Old Age?
2014-06-05 03:58:30

American Academy of Neurology New research suggests that high blood pressure in middle age plays a critical role in whether blood pressure in old age may affect memory and thinking. The study is published in the June 4, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Our findings bring new insight into the relationship between a history of high blood pressure, blood pressure in old age, the effects of blood pressure on brain structure, and...

2014-06-05 08:29:40

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Alzheimer%s Disease Therapeutics and Diagnostics: Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/alzheimer/alzheimers_disease_therapeutics_diagnostics_global_markets.html INTRODUCTIONSTUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESBCC's goal in conducting this study was to determine the current status of Alzheimer's disease treatments and diagnostics and assess the growth potential of this...

2014-06-04 14:57:49

The JAMA Network Journals In a study that included nearly 65,000 older patients hospitalized with pneumonia, treatment that included azithromycin compared with other antibiotics was associated with a significantly lower risk of death and a slightly increased risk of heart attack, according to a study in the June 4 issue of JAMA. Pneumonia and influenza together are the eighth leading cause of death and the leading causes of infectious death in the United States. Although clinical...

2014-06-04 11:26:06

American Heart Association Study Highlights: -About 12 percent of older breast cancer patients developed heart failure within three years, often as a result of the cancer drugs and treatments. -Only a third of older breast cancer patients saw a cardiologist within 90 days of developing heart problems. -Those who saw a cardiologist were more likely to receive standard drugs for heart failure than those who didn’t. Only a third of older breast cancer patients saw a cardiologist...

2014-06-04 08:31:12

New oral XELJANZ( TM), now available in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Catherine Hofstetter was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 22 years ago and it changed her life. "My diagnosis felt like a life sentence," says Hofstetter. "Even though I was able to find a treatment to help me manage my symptoms, small, everyday things like buttoning a shirt can still be difficult. New treatments are essential in bringing hope to patients that their disease can be managed."...

2014-06-04 04:21:45

VIENNA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AFFiRiS announced today the results of a phase II study in Alzheimer patients. AFFiRiS' proprietary compound AD04 is the first drug ever to demonstrate clinical and biomarker effects consistent with disease modification in Alzheimer patients. Upon treatment with AD04, effects consistent with disease modification were achieved for at least 18 months in 47% of treated patients. This beneficial effect was dose dependent and more effective in...


Latest Aging-associated diseases Reference Libraries

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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