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2014-03-05 10:35:00

Stem cells from patients offer model and drug-discovery platform for early-onset form of disease Harvard stem cell scientists have successfully converted skins cells from patients with early-onset Alzheimer's into the types of neurons that are affected by the disease, making it possible for the first time to study this leading form of dementia in living human cells. This may also make it possible to develop therapies far more quickly and accurately than before. The research, led by...

2014-03-05 08:29:37

Discoveries Could Have Implications in the Diagnosis, Monitoring and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Traumatic Brain Injury SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCQX:AEMD), and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), announced today that its researchers have successfully isolated brain-specific biomarkers associated with a variety of neurodegenerative disorders. The discoveries could have implications...

2014-03-03 16:25:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today announced it will sponsor a seminar at the Pennsylvania Home Show on Thursday, March 6, at 2 p.m. entitled, "Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: Preparing to be a Caregiver." The information session will be presented by Candy Yingling, an early stage coordinator at the Alzheimer's Association - Greater PA Chapter, and will provide suggestions for caregivers and families, once the...

2014-03-03 08:30:51

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITCI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced the initiation of ITI-007-200, a Phase I/II clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of low doses of its lead drug candidate, ITI-007, in healthy geriatric subjects and in patients with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease....

2014-02-28 08:25:07

-- All development and commercialization rights of ELND005 drug candidate have been transferred to an Irish-domiciled company ("Irish Subsidiary") -- Transition has acquired 100% of the common shares of Irish Subsidiary -- Irish Subsidiary will be responsible for the future development and commercialization of ELND005 for all disease indications -- Affiliates of Perrigo Company plc ("Perrigo") will...

2014-02-28 08:23:18

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l77qff/alzheimers ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Alzheimer's Drugs Review, Alzheimer's Disease Drug Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l77qff/alzheimers ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Alzheimer's disease drug market is on the curvature stage....

2014-02-27 23:04:50

Home Care Assistance, the leading provider of live-in care, has unveiled a new update to their website that offers clients a greater wealth of information, direct access to local care contacts and a cutting-edge mobile experience unparalleled in the senior care industry. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care, is proud to announce the launch of a fresh new website and enhanced user experience at...

2014-02-27 19:05:09

Cognitive decline that often accompanies obesity and diabetes can be reversed with regular exercise or surgical removal of belly fat, scientists report. A drug already used to treat rheumatoid arthritis also helps obese/diabetic adult mice regain their ability to learn and comprehend, while transplanting belly fat to a normal mouse reduces those abilities, said Dr. Alexis M. Stranahan, neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. Studies in humans and...

2014-02-26 16:29:58

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies held a hearing dedicated to the economic impact of Alzheimer's disease in America. Chaired by Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Jerry Moran (R-KS), the hearing also examined the current state of biomedical research into prevention and treatment of the disease. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins,...

2014-02-25 12:27:58

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Lu AE58054 (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022Lu AE58054 (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 SummaryGlobalData has released its new PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, "Lu AE58054 (Alzheimer's Disease) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022". There are no long-term effective therapies for Alzheimer's Disease (AD), so this remains at...


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