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Researchers Find Alzheimer’s Biomarkers
2013-05-01 14:21:32

Australian researchers have reported significant progress in developing a biomarker blood test that can predict the onset of Alzheimer’s in an individual as much as 17 years before symptoms appear.

Researchers Discover Gene That Doubles Alzheimer's Risk In African-Americans
2013-04-10 15:39:18

Researchers reporting in Tuesday’s issue of JAMA have identified a new gene mutation that nearly doubles the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in older blacks. The findings come from the largest genome-wide, government-funded study on Alzheimer’s genes in the African-American community.

Getting A Handle On Stress May Reduce Risk Of Dementia
2013-03-19 09:33:26

Stress, hypertension, high blood pressure – no matter what you call it, researchers are warning it can increase the risk of dementia. And by controlling or preventing risk factors that lead to hypertension earlier in life, people may limit or delay the changes in their brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related cognitive declines


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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