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2014-01-22 08:29:15

"Highway to Help" Focuses on Raising Awareness and Research Funding CLEVELAND and CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique group of individuals from disparate backgrounds are joining forces to raise awareness and capital for Alzheimer research. The team is led by Byron Defoor, Grace Healthcare and Brian Johnson, AC/DC lead singer, among others. As part of the Fifty Plus Racing team, this group has come together to support the Highway to Help program. The campaign...

Sedentary Lifestyle As Bad As Smoking, Increases Heart Failure Risk In Men
2014-01-22 04:43:50

[ Watch the Video: Get Up And Move! Sitting May Be As Bad As Smoking ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Spending long hours sitting on the job has already been established as a potential health hazard, but now medical experts are saying that it could be as harmful to a person’s overall welfare as smoking cigarettes. According to a special report by CBS New York, published research has already linked prolonged period of sitting to an increased risk of...

2014-01-20 12:26:21

Study uncovers role of Neuroligin-1 protein Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified a protein in the brain that plays a critical role in the memory loss seen in Alzheimer's patients, according to a study to be published in the journal Nature Neuroscience and posted online today. The protein – Neuroligin-1 (NLGN1) – is known to be involved in memory formation; this is the first time it's been linked to amyloid-associated memory loss. In Alzheimer's disease, amyloid beta...

2014-01-18 23:01:32

MarketOptimizer.org adds latest report on “OpportunityAnalyzer: Bladder Cancer – Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Despite the launch of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals’ EOquin, Nominal Growth in US and EU Bladder Cancer Market is expected from 2012 to 2017. This report estimates the bladder cancer market in the US and 5EU (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and UK) in 2012 to be valued at $239.3m. This market is defined as the...

2014-01-17 23:05:05

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Cognitive Assessment and Training Market [Dementia Screening; Clinical Trials, Classroom Learning, Brain Training, Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT, CAT), Concussion Management, Academic Research] Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013-2018)” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 In this report, cognitive assessment and training is defined as solution that is able to monitor, assess, train, or enhance cognitive functions. These...

2014-01-17 08:23:14

Radford, Va., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radford University is working with CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke, Inc.), which has 12 long-term care centers across Virginia, to examine the effectiveness of bright light exposure for individuals with dementia. This study is being funded by the Virginia Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund. Many older adults with dementia living in long-term care facilities experience depression and agitation. Current treatments for...

2014-01-16 23:27:40

Study indicates potential for TauC3 to be disease-modifying. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. (OTCBB:ILNS), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of disease-modifying therapeutic and diagnostic agents for the treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases, today announced it obtained proof of concept in a preclinical Alzheimer's model for its TauC3 monoclonal antibody indicating its...

2014-01-16 20:22:21

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unprecedented $122 million increase for Alzheimer's research, education, outreach and caregiver support stemming from the efforts of Alzheimer's Association advocates was passed swiftly by Congress today. The Alzheimer's Association commends the bipartisan work of our elected officials to make Alzheimer's disease a national priority. Congress has been engaged in addressing Alzheimer's over the last several years, having...

Heavy Drinking Early Memory Loss
2014-01-16 15:21:06

[ Watch the Video: Booze Really Does Kill Brain Cells ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Middle-aged men who consume more than two alcoholic drinks per day may want to consider reducing how much beer, wine or spirits they drink, as a new study in the journal Neurology has found they are at risk for a premature decline in memory function. The study team did not see any significant premature cognitive decline for men who do not drink, ex- drinkers and light or...

Smart Hydrogel Delivers Medicine On Demand
2014-01-16 08:46:10

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Delaware has led to the development of a 'smart' hydrogel that is capable of delivering medicine based on response to mechanical force. For the last several decades, many hydrogels have been created that release medicine in response to pH, temperature, DNA, light and other stimuli. Xinqiao Jia, UD professor of materials science and engineering and biomedical engineering said, “The idea of a...


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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