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2014-09-18 23:09:12

CPMC honors the late Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, by naming the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center in San Francisco. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) honors the late Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, by naming the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center in San Francisco. The family of Ray Dolby provided a founding gift of $21 million in 2011 to establish the Brain Health Center, which provides services to...

2014-09-11 23:12:56

A promising first-in-class drug that stimulates the creation of new nerve cells in the brains of "Alzheimer's mice," will soon be tested in the brains of human patients with the promise it can help people in the early stages of the disease, based on research funded by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 A promising first-in-class drug that stimulates the creation of new nerve cells in the brains of "Alzheimer's mice," will soon...

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2014-09-11 05:22:28

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Benzodiazepine, a sedative that is widely prescribed to treat people suffering from anxiety and insomnia, have been linked to a 50 percent increase in the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a team of French and Canadian researchers reported Tuesday in the online edition of the journal BMJ. In the study, lead investigator Sophie Billioti de Gage of the University of Bordeaux and her colleagues looked at nearly 2,000 cases of Alzheimer’s...

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,...

2014-05-27 08:28:32

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoClin Corporation (OTCBB: IMCL), is a U.S. healthcare company specializing in personalized medicine, developing strategies to fight inflammatory conditions that are the underlying cause of pathologies in multiple conditions affecting the majority of human population: infections, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. ImmunoClin is pleased to appoint Professor Antony Bayer as a member of...

2014-05-21 11:48:44

Saint Louis University A molecular compound developed by Saint Louis University scientists restored learning, memory and appropriate behavior in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, according to findings in the May issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. The molecule also reduced inflammation in the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory. The paper, authored by a team of scientists led by Susan Farr, Ph.D., research professor of geriatrics at Saint Louis University,...

2014-04-22 20:21:40

Celebrity Contributors include Joey McIntyre, Sarah Rafferty, Bern Nadette Stanis and Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association(®) has collaborated with Chicken Soup for the Soul(®) on a new book of personal stories and experiences called Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias, available for purchase beginning today, April 22, in print and eBook format. The book, comprised of essays,...

2014-03-11 12:29:05

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutics and Diagnostics: World Market 2013-2023 Report DetailsAlzheimer's medicine - your guide to technologies, trends and revenuesWhere's treatment of Alzheimer's disease heading? Visiongain's new report gives you revenue predictions for those drugs and diagnostic tests from 2013, helping you stay ahead.There you find financial data, R&D trends,...

2014-01-28 08:30:32

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation of Canada (ADDF-Canada) and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation today announced a new funding collaboration to support a clinical trial investigating the potential for hypertension drugs to slow Alzheimer's disease progression. The trial will be led by Dr. Sandra Black and the Toronto Dementia Research Alliance at the University of Toronto. (Logo:...

2014-01-08 23:01:25

Stem cell research funded in part by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund allows scientists to identify new gene targets in patients suffering from the disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 A stem cell model of familial Alzheimer’s disease (FAD) was successfully generated, allowing researchers to identify 14 genes potentially implicated in the disease. One gene in particular demonstrates the important role inflammation may play in the brain of Alzheimer’s patients. The study was...


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