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2013-12-11 08:29:50

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, December 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotmatics' Vortex to be used to uncover new drug lead compounds for Alzheimer's disease Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, announced today that the research foundation AlzeCure [http://alzecure.org/index.php/en ], has deployed and integrated the data visualization and analysis tool...

2013-12-10 23:02:42

Home Care Assistance unveils the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, a cognitive activities program based on cutting-edge scientific research, to improve the care of its clients who suffer from some form of dementia. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Home Care Assistance Calgary, the leading provider of in-home senior care, is proud to unveil the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, an activity-based cognitive intervention program, designed to delay the onset of new symptoms and the...

Exercise Lowers Risk Of Dementia
2013-12-10 11:27:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Cardiff University in Wales has found that physical exercise can help to maintain mental health later in life – reducing the risk of dementia and cognitive decline by 60 percent, study researchers said. Published in the open access journal PLOS ONE, the new study was based on data dating back to 1979 on over 2,200 middle-aged men from the Welsh town of Caerphilly. The researchers looked at factors such as diet,...

2013-12-10 10:29:34

A team led by a longtime Oregon Health & Science University researcher has demonstrated in mice what could be a revolutionary new technique to cure a wide range of human diseases — from cystic fibrosis to cataracts to Alzheimer's disease — that are caused by "misfolded" protein molecules. Misfolded protein molecules, caused by gene mutation, are capable of maintaining their function but are misrouted within the cell and can’t work normally, thus causing disease. The OHSU team...

2013-12-09 23:21:52

Asked to Address the Brightest Minds Seeking an Alzheimer’s Cure Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Dale Bredesen, MD, co-founder of North Carolina-based Muses Labs, Inc., has been awarded the 2013 Turken International Lecture Award. The award, hosted by the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA, is given annually to a distinguished expert in the field of Alzheimer’s research. In Los Angeles to receive the award, Bredesen stated, “I...

2013-12-09 12:26:31

MUMBAI, India, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Alzheimer's Pipeline Drugs Review, Alzheimer's disease Drug Market & Forecast - Global Analysis. This report Alzheimer's disease drug market is on the curvature stage. Since 2003, there is not any single "magic bullet" launched in the market to prevent or cure it. However, all current marketed products are going to be generic in the next 3-4 years. There are high unmet medical needs. The current...

2013-12-09 04:21:13

LONDON and BOSTON, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First Human Trial of Novel Small Molecule Drug Derived From Heptares GPCR-Focused Structure-Based Drug Design Platform Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, announces that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study of HTL9936, the first fully selective muscarinic M1 receptor agonist to enter clinical development. HTL9936 is an...

2013-12-06 23:03:16

Senior care leader meets growing demand for in-home care services in Virginia with the opening of their newest office in the New Town area of Williamsburg. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new office in Williamsburg, Virginia. Located in the beautiful New Town area, the office is located at 4808 Courthouse Street, Suite 103. As part of the...

Dementia Cases Expected To Triple By 2050
2013-12-06 04:56:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An estimated 44 million people are currently living with dementia, and that number is expected to reach 135 million by 2050, according to a new Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) policy brief presented Thursday at the G8 Dementia Summit. The organization’s analysis reports that the number of individuals dealing with the condition worldwide has increased 17 percent since 2010, and those figures will reach 76 million in 2030...

2013-12-05 23:41:29

An increasing number of clinical and animal studies have confirmed that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Moxibustion is reported to be more effective than electro-acupuncture for improving space-recognizing memory ability in aged mice, suggesting that moxibustion is another alternative or complementary therapy used to treat Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Yanjun Du and team from Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, China only used suspended moxibustion (also named...