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2014-07-13 04:20:20

New Alzheimer's biomarker results reported at Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A decreased ability to identify odors might indicate the development of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, while examinations of the eye could indicate the build-up of beta-amyloid, a protein associated with Alzheimer's, in the brain, according to the results of four research trials reported today at the...

2014-07-10 23:01:03

Scientists from around the world will gather in Copenhagen to release the latest findings in research on diagnostics, treatments, biomarkers, risk factors, and the potential for reducing risks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Thousands of researchers from more than 60 countries will gather in Copenhagen this July 13-17 to reveal the latest study results, theories and discoveries bringing the world closer to breakthroughs in dementia science. The Alzheimer’s Association...

2014-07-08 08:30:45

Highlights include additional analyses from Phase 3 and ongoing open-label studies, discovery research on the potential use of combination therapy and data on the impact of beta-amyloid imaging on diagnosis and management INDIANAPOLIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that 23 presentations will be given at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 (AAIC 2014) in Copenhagen, Denmark from July 12 - 17, 2014. Of particular interest...

2014-06-30 12:31:45

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oligomerix, Inc., a privately held company pioneering the development of disease modifying therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, announced today the company will be presenting its lead drug development program during both the 9(th) Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum of Neuroscience to be held July 5 - 9, 2014, in Milan, Italy and at the Alzheimer's Association International...

2014-06-27 23:03:57

Koios nootropic is creating an Apple-like following. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 "People have been lined up here since 6 am to get their hands on our new shipment of KOIOS," said Bryan Cash, owner of a Max Muscle in Centennial Colorado. This was Bryan's response to the large gathering of people outside his store. According to Nutra Ingredients, the global market for brain health supplements is pushing the 2 billion dollar mark and continues to see the fastest...

2014-06-26 08:28:23

-Contributions advancing AD clinical trials to be highlighted in a series of diverse presentations- NEWTOWN, Pa., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioClinica(®), Inc., the world's leading provider of medical imaging and cardiovascular safety services for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, announced today that their neuroscience clinical trial experts will present recent clinical trial progress on the front against Alzheimer's Disease (AD) at this year's...

2014-06-25 23:12:45

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis doesn't have to mean the end to adventure; tips from the Alzheimer's Association help caregivers create a comfortable, safe environment for someone with dementia whether traveling by car, plane or boat. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Whether taking a short trip to see friends and family or traveling a far distance for vacation, it’s important to weigh the costs and benefits of travel for a person with dementia. Sharing a trip whether close to...

2014-06-24 08:20:58

Special Issue Released During Inaugural Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month CHICAGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Our nation's soldiers and veterans represent a population at elevated risk for dementia and cognitive decline, according to findings published in a special issue of Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. Research articles in the special issue cite the circumstances of modern war, the consequences of head injury, post-traumatic stress...

2014-06-19 12:26:01

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeinHome honors the caregivers of people living with dementia, as the Alzheimer's Association kicks off its Longest Day grassroots fundraising campaign on June 21 summer solstice, the year's longest period of sunlight. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140618/119339 The Longest Day honors the "strength, passion and endurance" of those facing Alzheimer's. From sunrise to sunset, teams from around the world will engage...

2014-06-19 00:21:02

71% of People Think That the Government is Responsible for Helping to Find a Cure or Way to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease CHICAGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alzheimer's is a fatal, progressive disease impacting at least 44 million people worldwide yet it is widely misunderstood. According to an Alzheimer's Association(®) 12-country survey, 59 percent of people surveyed incorrectly believe that Alzheimer's disease is a typical part of aging and 40 percent of people believe that...


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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