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2014-08-01 16:23:48

Alzheimer's Association Hails New Bills BOSTON, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advocates for Alzheimer's patients who worked to secure improvements in care were rewarded for their efforts as the Massachusetts legislature enacted two separate bills this week. The bills, S.1882 An Act relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimer's and Related Dementias Acute Care Advisory Committee and S.2165 Uniform Adult Guardianship, were proposed and supported by the Alzheimer's Association,...

2014-07-31 11:16:49

American Academy of Neurology A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia. The study is published in the July 30, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Studies have shown that people with symptoms of depression are more likely to develop dementia, but we haven't known how the relationship works," said study author Robert S. Wilson, PhD, with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. "Is the...

2014-07-30 10:03:22

The JAMA Network Journals Dr. Nicole R. Fowler and her fellow researchers have found that patients with dementia were more likely to receive a pacemaker then patients without cognitive impairment. Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia can have co-existing cardiac illnesses and that makes them eligible for therapy with devices to correct rhythm abnormalities. But the risks and benefits need to be weighed carefully with patients, families and clinicians. The...

2014-07-29 23:10:59

The new development will bring premier dementia care and 15-20 jobs to Oconto County, WI. Oconto Falls, WI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Cottages Investment Group, LLC introduces their third development project, The Cottages at MeadowLands Memory Care, to break ground July 30, 2014. Focusing on the growing population of those suffering from memory loss and forms of dementia, Wade T. Micoley, owner of W.M. Enterprises, Inc., has approved the development of Oconto Fall’s first assisted living...

2014-07-29 23:02:07

A team of scientists, led by Western University of Health Sciences Professor Doug Ethell, PhD, has developed a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease risk that may lead to earlier detection and the development of Alzheimer’s disease interventions, according to an article published July 29, 2014. Pomona, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A team of scientists, led by Western University of Health Sciences Professor Doug Ethell, PhD, has developed a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease risk...

2014-07-24 23:01:43

The 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's will unite the entire community in a display of combined strength and dedication in the fight against this devastating disease. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 This year the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Denver, sponsored by E Light Electric and Jackson National Life, will be held on Saturday, September 20 in Denver City Park. Registration begins at 7 am, the Kids Fun Run at 7:50 am, the untimed 5k Run at 8 am and the Walk starts at 9 a.m. “The Walk...

2014-07-21 12:25:38

Blockbuster Status Awaits Novel DMTs and Lundbeck/Otsuka's Emerging Symptomatic Agent Lu-AE58054, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the market for Alzheimer's disease (AD) therapies will more than triple, reaching nearly $12 billion by 2023, owing largely to the forecasted launch of the first disease-modifying therapies (DMTs), a landmark event in AD treatment. In 2023, these novel...

2014-07-18 08:22:31

Tony-award winning actress Laura Benanti emcees event; Endometriosis Foundation of America, co-founded by Tamer Seckin, MD, and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi present fellowship award MANHASSET, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning band Train took center stage Wednesday evening in Oyster Bay, NY for a private benefit concert supporting The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. The event also featured Endometriosis Foundation of...

2014-07-17 16:26:33

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prana Biotechnology (NASDAQ: PRAN; ASX: PBT) has today provided an update on its clinical development program for Alzheimer's disease. Professor Colin Masters, the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, will today include data from Prana's Phase 2 IMAGINE and EURO trials in his presentation at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. The presentation is...

Research Identifies Potential Cause Of Preeclampsia
2014-07-17 03:41:34

Nationwide Children's Hospital New research has identified a potential cause of and a better diagnostic method for preeclampsia, one of the most deadly and poorly understood pregnancy-related conditions in the world. The international team, led by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital, discovered that the disease may result from a collection of protein mishaps like those associated with Alzheimer's disease. Their findings, released today by Science Translational Medicine, have...


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