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2014-10-02 12:30:49

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes Health Minister Rona Ambrose's announcement yesterday that she and her provincial and territorial counterparts have agreed to collaborate on a national plan to curb the staggering personal, societal and economic toll of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. "This is excellent news," said Mimi Lowi-Young, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Canada. "Dementia is a huge threat to our public health system and to our...

2014-10-02 08:30:38

Transamerica and MIT AgeLab introduce a framework to guide discussions between financial planners and their clients dealing with dementia and Alzheimer's disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transamerica and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab today highlighted the significant issues facing individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease and dementia during a day-long symposium in Cambridge, Mass. The symposium, titled "Financial Planning in the...

2014-09-30 23:20:56

Portion of proceeds from ID jewelry sales will support foundation’s care-related mission. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 American Medical ID and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced a collaborative agreement to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and the importance of wearing medical IDs for people with these brain disorders. American Medical ID will donate 20 percent of retail sales generated by AFA to the foundation to...

2014-09-30 08:34:05

Alzheimer's Team Ranks 3rd largest Alzheimer's Community Worldwide, dedicated to bringing diagnostic and drug treatment trials to those affected by early-stage, mild and moderate Alzheimer's PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One week after World Alzheimer's Day, MediciGlobal Ltd. announces its major milestone: Alzheimer's Team reaches over 200,000 supporters. The online community which caters to patients, families and caregivers, was developed to draw attention...

Common Curry Ingredient Could Help The Brain Battle The Affects Of Alzheimer’s
2014-09-27 08:20:21

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Eating spicy Indian food could help boost the brain’s ability to heal itself, according to new research published in Friday’s edition of the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy. According to Damian Gayle of The Daily Mail, aromatic turmerone, a compound found in the popular curry spice turmeric, could encourage the growth of nerve cells believed to help repair the brains of those suffering from neurodegenerative conditions...

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2014-09-26 03:00:06

John Riehl, University of Iowa UI study offers good news for caregivers, health care workers A new University of Iowa study further supports an inescapable message: caregivers have a profound influence—good or bad—on the emotional state of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. Patients may not remember a recent visit by a loved one or having been neglected by staff at a nursing home, but those actions can have a lasting impact on how they feel. The findings of this study are...

2014-09-26 08:25:19

DUBLIN, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Alzheimer's Disease Drug Pipeline, Diagnostics and Biomarkers: New Developments, Growth Areas and Opportunities" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report is a comprehensive analysis and market study of the drug development pipeline relating to Alzheimer's Disease, which has been analysed alongside commercially available or developmental...

2014-09-25 16:26:01

BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GliaCure, a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development of novel therapies for neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders based on glial targets, announced today that has initiated dosing of healthy volunteers in a first-in-human Phase 1a clinical trial of its lead product candidate, GC021109, a novel compound developed as a disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease. In pre-clinical animal studies GC021109 has...

2014-09-25 08:28:06

PHOENIX, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroEM Therapeutics, Inc., a Phoenix-based medical device R&D company, announced today that it has begun a study with a premiere research university to test its Transcranial Electromagnetic Treatment (TEMT) in aged primates. "All attempts to treat Alzheimer's through drugs have thus far been very disappointing, so our medical device represents a new therapeutic direction," said Dr. Gary Arendash, President and CEO of NeuroEM Therapeutics....

2014-09-24 16:26:03

Experts Set Forth Steps to Implement State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Aging today held its first stakeholder gathering following Governor Corbett's acceptance of the Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) earlier this year. More than 150 individuals joined the department to discuss strategies for the plan's implementation in the ADRD Forum. "The...


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