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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...

Eating Cooked Meat Increases Odds Of Developing Alzheimer's Disease
2014-02-25 12:34:38

[ Watch the Video: Could Cooked Meat Make You Lose Your Mind? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from scientists based in the United States and Italy has found that chemicals produced during the cooking of meat may increase the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study team said reducing exposure to these chemicals, called advanced glycation end (AGE) products, can...

2014-02-24 23:04:11

Modifying Dietary Intake of Advanced Glycation Endproducts, or AGEs, Bolsters Body’s Defenses Against Alzheimer’s and Metabolic Syndrome, Say Mount Sinai Researchers New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Advanced glycation endproducts, or AGEs, are compounds commonly found in the so-called “Western diet,” and previously have been linked to increased body weight, diabetes, and possibly Alzheimer’s disease. Now, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have...

Connection Among Protein Misfolding, Sleep Loss, And Age Strengthened By Fruit Fly Study
2014-02-21 13:16:54

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Pulling an "all-nighter" before a big test is practically a rite of passage in college. Usually, it's no problem: You stay up all night, take the test, and then crash, rapidly catching up on lost sleep. But as we age, sleep patterns change, and our ability to recoup lost sleep diminishes. Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, have been studying the molecular mechanisms underpinning sleep. Now they report...

2014-02-20 20:24:06

New platform will link eligible candidates to clinical trials around the world WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global CEO Initiative (CEOi) on Alzheimer's Disease and the New York Academy of Sciences today convened representatives from industry, academia, government and nonprofits to launch the development of a Global Alzheimer's Platform (GAP), designed to reduce the time and costs of Alzheimer's clinical trials, develop an infrastructure that promotes innovation,...

2014-02-20 14:57:31

At 58th Biophysical Society Meeting, researchers from Stanford University try to tease out why a lengthened protein leads to Huntington's disease Proteins are the workhorses of the cell, and their correctly folded three-dimensional structures are critical to cellular functions. Misfolded structures often fail to properly perform these vital jobs, leading to cellular stress and devastating neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease. In...