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2014-07-08 08:30:45

Highlights include additional analyses from Phase 3 and ongoing open-label studies, discovery research on the potential use of combination therapy and data on the impact of beta-amyloid imaging on diagnosis and management INDIANAPOLIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that 23 presentations will be given at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 (AAIC 2014) in Copenhagen, Denmark from July 12 - 17, 2014. Of particular interest...

2014-07-03 12:39:55

Cleveland Clinic Analysis of clinical trials shows pipeline for therapeutics is small; 99.6 percent of drug attempts fail Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have conducted the first-ever analysis of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease (AD), revealing an urgent need to increase the number of agents entering the AD drug development pipeline and progressing successfully towards new therapy treatments. The paper, "Alzheimer's Disease Drug Development...

2014-07-02 23:03:21

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Alzheimer’s Disease Patients & Market Worldwide, Future Scenario (2010 – 2015) & Drugs Analysis" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Alzheimer’s is a complex disease and there is no single “magic bullet” available in the market to prevent or cure it. Though many marketed drugs have been approved for Alzheimer’s disease, it still remains a significant area of unmet medical need. Clinical success has...

2014-07-01 16:27:12

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Alzheimer%s Drugs Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/global_alzheimer_s_drugs_market_2012_2016.html About Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimer's disease is a progressive, irreversible degeneration of the brain that disrupts the thinking, language, behavioral and cognitive skills of a person. AD is more prevalent in people aged 65 years or above and...

2014-07-01 12:29:01

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Second Wind Dreams® (SWD®) announces the re-launch of its Family Edition of the Virtual Dementia Tour® (VDT®). This scientifically proven method builds sensitivity and awareness in individuals by temporarily altering participants' physical and sensory abilities with props and circumstances, which simulate changes associated with the physical and cognitive impairments of aging. Founder of Second Wind Dreams and inventor of the...

2014-07-01 11:36:25

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. These findings, relevant in the context of Singapore's rapidly ageing society, pave the way for future work on sleep loss and its contribution to cognitive decline, including dementia. Past research has examined the impact of sleep duration on cognitive functions in older adults. Though faster...

2014-06-30 12:31:45

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oligomerix, Inc., a privately held company pioneering the development of disease modifying therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, announced today the company will be presenting its lead drug development program during both the 9(th) Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum of Neuroscience to be held July 5 - 9, 2014, in Milan, Italy and at the Alzheimer's Association International...

2014-06-30 11:35:43

Rockefeller University Without a steady supply of blood, neurons can't work. That's why one of the culprits behind Alzheimer's disease is believed to be the persistent blood clots that often form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, contributing to the condition's hallmark memory loss, confusion and cognitive decline. New experiments in Sidney Strickland's Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics at Rockefeller University have identified a compound that might halt the progression of...

2014-06-27 23:02:04

The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is pleased about two key initiatives that have been adapted for a variety of cultural and linguistic communities: Finding Your Way™, a program to prevent wandering incidents, and Shifting Focus: a guide to understanding dementia behaviour. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 While a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is devastating for anyone, language and cultural barriers add to the complexities of the disease. On the eve of the...

2014-06-27 19:08:26

American Academy of Neurology Older veterans who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are 60 percent more likely to later develop dementia than veterans without TBI, according to a study published in the June 25, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study also found that veterans with a history of TBI developed dementia about two years earlier than those without TBI who had developed dementia. "These findings...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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