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2014-06-10 20:23:05

- Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies allocated an additional $100 million in its fiscal year 2015 funding bill for Alzheimer's research. The Alzheimer's Association commends Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-KS) for their ongoing commitment to Alzheimer's, a terminal disease with no...

2014-06-07 23:00:51

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Calgary is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Home Care Assistance Calgary, Canada's leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best...

2014-06-06 23:01:41

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Montreal is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Montreal, Québec (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Montreal, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care...

2014-06-06 16:23:27

ADDF Harrington Scholars selected to receive funding and project management to support recent discoveries that may lead to new therapeutics for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease CLEVELAND, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from The Ohio State (Columbus) and Emory (Atlanta) Universities will be the first recipients of drug discovery funding and innovation support from a new partnership between the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI)...

2014-06-05 13:26:38

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences If you're depressed, don't get enough exercise or have high blood pressure, you may find yourself complaining more about memory problems, even if you're a young adult, according to a new UCLA study. UCLA researchers and the Gallup organization polled more than 18,000 people about their memory and a variety of lifestyle and health factors previously shown to increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. They found that many...

2014-06-05 08:29:40

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Alzheimer%s Disease Therapeutics and Diagnostics: Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/alzheimer/alzheimers_disease_therapeutics_diagnostics_global_markets.html INTRODUCTIONSTUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESBCC's goal in conducting this study was to determine the current status of Alzheimer's disease treatments and diagnostics and assess the growth potential of this...

2014-06-04 16:25:45

National Institutes of Health Awards the Allen Institute for Brain Science a $3.4 million grant to study the effect of Alzheimer's disease on brain-wide connections SEATTLE, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing research to better understand the complexities of the human brain, the Allen Institute for Brain Science is embarking on the first effort to map connectivity patterns across the whole brain in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, through its recent award of a...

2014-06-04 04:21:45

VIENNA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AFFiRiS announced today the results of a phase II study in Alzheimer patients. AFFiRiS' proprietary compound AD04 is the first drug ever to demonstrate clinical and biomarker effects consistent with disease modification in Alzheimer patients. Upon treatment with AD04, effects consistent with disease modification were achieved for at least 18 months in 47% of treated patients. This beneficial effect was dose dependent and more effective in...

2014-06-03 23:07:33

During Stroke Month, let’s make the connection between heart and brain. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Approximately one-in-three Ontarians will develop stroke, dementia or both, and the incidence for each increases the risk of the other. That was the message as three Ontario health organizations came together during Stroke Month to raise awareness for stroke and dementia. The Ontario Stroke Network, the Alzheimer’s Society of Ontario and the Heart and Stroke Foundation have joined...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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