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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...

sleep disturbances with age
2014-08-21 05:23:23

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 in the morning. In individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, this common and troubling symptom of aging tends to be especially pronounced, often leading to nighttime confusion and wandering. Now, a study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess...

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...

2014-08-16 23:01:30

A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted with the Edmond Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, August 13th at 2:00pm at the Home Care Assistance of Edmond office Edmond, Oklahoma (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Home Care Assistance Oklahoma, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new office at 323 S. Blackwelder in Edmond. To celebrate its grand opening, Home Care Assistance held an open house during the week of August 11-15, from 2:00pm to...

2014-08-14 12:27:51

The Jacobson Memorial Dementia Resource Library at Elite Care's Sylvan Park Campus Opens Today TIGARD, Ore., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 5.2 million Americans currently have Alzheimer's disease, including approximately 200,000 individuals younger than age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is the 3(rd) leading cause of death in Washington. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136143 Millions of Americans are caring for family members with...

2014-08-13 23:05:03

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be conducted by the Naples Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, August 28th, at 5:00pm at the Home Care Assistance of Naples office. Naples, Florida (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Naples, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new office in Naples. To commence the grand opening celebration, the Naples Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, August 28th,...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.