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Study Explains Why Elderly Have Trouble Sleeping

Study Explains Why Elderly Have Trouble Sleeping

Bonnie Prescott, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center A group of neurons are found to function as a 'sleep switch' in the brain As people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and tend to awaken too early...

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2014-08-27 23:05:14

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything You Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held this morning at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Scottsdale, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy...

2014-08-26 23:05:52

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything you Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held on Wednesday, August 27th at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Southern Fairfield County, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next...

2014-08-26 08:31:43

--Study to Utilize Sequential Parallel Comparison Design to Minimize Placebo Response, Same Design Utilized in AVP-923 Phase II Study in Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the enrollment of the first patient into a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of AVP-786 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). AVP-786 is a novel...

2014-08-25 12:27:18

Online community helping to accelerate critical Alzheimer's research PHOENIX, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Prevention Registry today reached a significant milestone in the fight against Alzheimer's by enrolling the 40,000(th) volunteer interested in participating in major studies of the disease. Championed by Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI) and in collaboration with partnering organizations and leading scientists, the online Registry (www.endALZnow.org) aims to...

2014-08-22 23:03:18

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything you Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held on Wednesday, August 27th at 11 AM Mountain Time. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Centennial, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its...

2014-08-22 08:24:47

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through its annual fundraiser and a separate corporate donation, Bankers Life has increased its financial support to the Alzheimer's Association in 2014 to $436,000. Bankers Life's annual Forget Me Not Days event raised just over $336,000 for the Alzheimer's Association, up slightly from what was collected last year. In addition, Bankers Life- the national life and health insurer focusing on the retirement market- recognized the Association on...

2014-08-20 16:24:49

Will Provide Business Update on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 PLANTATION, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRP) today announced that it will host a conference call to provide an update on Company activities. Access information: Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Time: 4:30 p.m. Eastern daylight time Dial-in numbers: (888) 505-4369 (U.S. and Canada) or (719) 325-2315 Conference ID number:...

Alzheimer's Disease
2014-08-19 03:00:23

Liz French, University of Exeter A team led by researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School and King’s College London has uncovered some of the strongest evidence yet that epigenetic changes in the brain play a role in Alzheimer’s disease. Epigenetic changes affect the expression or activity of genes without changing the underlying DNA sequence and are believed to be one mechanism by which the environment can interact with the genome. Importantly, epigenetic changes are...

2014-08-18 08:29:41

Neurotrope's Collaborator BRNI, Publishes Article in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease describing correlation of PKCe levels and degree of disease PLANTATION, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRP) today announced that results from a new study, entitled, "PKCe Deficits in Alzheimer's Disease Brains and Skin Fibroblasts," published in the recent edition of the peer-reviewed Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and co-authored by Tapan K. Khan, Ph.D.; Abhik Sen,...

2014-08-18 08:29:24

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, researchers at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) announced findings from a new study entitled, "PKCe Deficits in Alzheimer's Disease Brains and Skin Fibroblasts." These new findings offer significant promise for a new therapeutic and diagnostic approach to Alzheimer's disease (AD) that has remained so refractory to effective and early drug treatment. This approach is now the major focus of...


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