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2014-05-29 23:01:46

Alzheimer Society of Toronto says drug-free intervention is successful for people living with dementia and their caregivers. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 A new study commissioned by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto says that providing personalized music through an iPod to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias helps to calm them and reduce their anxieties and fears, while providing their caregivers much-needed respite to focus on other tasks without distraction. Paul...

2014-05-29 16:26:44

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS) today announced a poster presentation at the 18(th) International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders from June 8 to 12, 2014, in Stockholm, Sweden. The poster (abstract #722) is titled "Rater training and data completeness in the study of ADS-5102 in levodopa-induced dyskinesia (EASED study)." The poster presentation will take place during the poster session "Parkinson's...

2014-05-29 12:29:26

MILAN, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. ("Newron"), a research and development company focused on novel CNS and pain therapies, and its partner Zambon S.p.A., an international pharmaceutical company strongly committed to the CNS therapeutic area with a long experience in respiratory disease therapies, woman care and primary care, announce that the New Drug Application (NDA) for safinamide was submitted today to the US Food and Drug Administration...

2014-05-28 08:32:22

DUNEDIN, New Zealand and HERSHEY, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Edge announced today that it has entered into a contractual agreement with MultiPlan, Inc. for diagnostic laboratory testing. The agreement includes Pacific Edge's participation in the MultiPlan, PHCS and PHCS Savility Networks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131015/MM98246LOGO The agreement is the fourth signed with national provider networks by Pacific Edge since October 2013 and is another step in...

2014-05-28 08:26:44

- Preclinical data demonstrates reduction of Alzheimer's brain deficits to lower toxic Amyloid-beta and restored synaptic loss - PLANTATION, Fla., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRP) announced today the publication of positive human cell culture and mouse model data of Bryostatin 1 in two peer reviewed journals: PLOS One and the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Neurotrope's lead drug candidate, Bryostatin 1, a potent activator of the...

2014-05-27 23:02:53

Members of the media are invited to attend and learn more about the three-year Alzheimer Society of Toronto project. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The first year results of the Music and Memory: iPod Project by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, that provides free iPod shuffles to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and to their caregivers, will be announced on May 29. Paul Williams of Balance of Care Research and Evaluation Group examined the first year of the...

2014-05-27 12:22:47

Radiological Society of North America Incidental chest computed tomography (CT) findings can help identify individuals at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. "In addition to diagnostic purposes, chest CT can be used for the prediction of cardiovascular disease," said Pushpa M. Jairam, M.D., Ph.D., from the University Medical Center Utrecht, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. "With this study, we...

2014-05-27 08:28:32

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoClin Corporation (OTCBB: IMCL), is a U.S. healthcare company specializing in personalized medicine, developing strategies to fight inflammatory conditions that are the underlying cause of pathologies in multiple conditions affecting the majority of human population: infections, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. ImmunoClin is pleased to appoint Professor Antony Bayer as a member of...

2014-05-23 12:24:34

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In March of this year, a team of Georgetown University scientists published research showing that, for the first time ever, a blood test has the potential to predict Alzheimer's disease before patients start showing symptoms. AACC is pleased to announce that a late-breaking session at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago will expand upon this groundbreaking research and discuss why it could be the key to...

2014-05-23 08:24:08

BOSTON, Mass., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AZTherapies, Inc. a company developing novel treatments for Alzheimer's disease based on technology licensed from Massachusetts General Hospital, announced that it has received notice from FDA that it may proceed with the Phase III clinical study submitted in its IND application. This study is for its lead program, ALZT-OP1, a novel combination therapy for the prevention and treatment of early Alzheimer's disease. ALZT-OP1 is 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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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