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2013-09-18 08:29:36

Alzheimer's Prevention Registry Will Drive Trial Enrollment PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI) announces a major prevention trial to evaluate a treatment in cognitively healthy older adults at the highest known genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease at older ages. An NIH grant, expected to total $33.2 million, will support this research. The study is part of the...

2013-09-16 12:28:02

Alzheimer's and Dementia: Care for the Caregiver, September 26, 2013 AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease every 68 seconds. In Texas, it's estimated that 470,000 people aged 65 and older will have Alzheimer's disease by the year 2025, resulting in the need for thousands of people to provide care for those suffering from the disease. On Thursday, September 26, 2013, caregivers in the...

2013-09-12 08:31:42

CARDIFF, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NI Research (NIR) has released the September issue of NeuroPerspective, which features a comprehensive review of Alzheimer's therapeutics at http://www.niresearch.com/onlinestore.html. Alzheimer's constitutes the single largest opportunity in the pharma world, but with risk to match. As NeuroPerspective (NP) publisher Harry Tracy PhD notes: "This comes at a time when many of the mechanistic assumptions that have fueled the pharma industry's...

2013-09-09 08:28:18

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) will host Hope on the Horizon: New Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease. The luncheon and symposium will honor Liz and Randal Sandler with the Charles Evans Award for their longtime commitment to the Alzheimer's community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130909/DC75486LOGO ) The event, hosted by Paula Zahn, Norah O'Donnell, and chaired by Leonard A. Lauder, ADDF co-founder and chairman,...

2013-09-05 12:25:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because Hope Matters Radio Featured Guests - Dr. Pierre Tariot, Director of Banner Alzheimer's Institute and Bob Deits, Author & Pastor plus a wrap-up with Leeza Gibbons, Television & Radio host, Author, and Founder of Leeza's Care Connection and Leeza's Place offering free services for family caregivers. Join us on September 16, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT, for one of two episodes in recognizing World Alzheimer's...

2013-09-03 16:27:14

Alzheimer's and Dementia: Care for the Caregiver, September 26, 2013 BALTIMORE, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease every 68 seconds. By 2050, a new case is expected to develop every 33 seconds, adding nearly one million new cases per year, resulting in the need for millions of people to provide care for those living with the disease. On Thursday, September 26, 2013, caregivers across the country will...

2013-08-28 12:25:12

NEW CITY, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renee Bachner, an optician and creator of ReneesReaders.com, a line of high quality, stylish reading glasses inspired by her baby boomer customers, announces that beginning September 1, 2013, ReneesReaders.com will donate $20.00 to the Alzheimer's Association for each pair of reading glasses sold during September, designated as World Alzheimer's Month Bachner has supported the Alzheimer's Association since launching her unique line of eyewear...

2013-08-21 12:26:57

ALBANY, New York, August 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Genomics and Proteomics Reagents, Research Kits and Analytical Instruments Market (Sample Preparation, Electrophoresis, BioChips and Microarrays, Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, Thermal Cyclers, Next-Gen Sequencing) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," in 2012,...

2013-07-25 12:27:53

Piramal Imaging Urges Public Participation During the CMS Public Comment Period on the use of Beta-Amyloid Imaging in Dementia BERLIN, BOSTON and MUMBAI, India, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 3, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed decision memorandum regarding the use of beta-amyloid imaging in dementia and neurodegenerative disease.(1) Piramal Imaging is concerned about CMS' proposal, which appears to take an...

2013-07-19 00:21:21

CHICAGO, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A global, collaborative research effort based on public-private partnerships, similar to the projects in the 1950s and 1960s that successfully reduced polio worldwide, will be essential in advancing the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, according to two articles written by leaders of the Alzheimer's Association and published in the July 2013 issue of Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's...