Latest Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Stories

2014-02-05 12:27:55

Mounting Evidence of Biological Similarities Inspires Funding Program to Advance Understanding of Two Most Common Brain Diseases CHICAGO, NEW YORK and TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As research unveils overlap in the biology -- in addition to long-noted shared clinical symptoms -- of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, three non-profit organizations are uniting to encourage further study into the similarities and differences between the two most common brain diseases,...

2013-04-28 23:03:40

Over 500 technology innovators, philanthropists, government officials, healthcare executives, clinicians and members of the media will gather at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, in Washington, DC to focus on the future of women´s health where technology facilitates patient interaction, and philanthropy and industry partner to accelerate technology breakthroughs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 Tonight, the Society for Women´s Health Research will host IMAGINE IT, their Annual...

2013-02-21 10:51:30

A study combining genetic data with brain imaging, designed to identify genes associated with the amyloid plaque deposits found in Alzheimer´s disease patients, has not only identified the APOE gene -- long associated with development of Alzheimer´s -- but has uncovered an association with a second gene, called BCHE. A national research team, led by scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine, reported the results of the study in an article in Molecular Psychiatry...

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  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.