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2011-10-27 22:07:46

In a development that sheds new light on the pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a team of Whitehead Institute scientists has identified connections between genetic risk factors for the disease and the effects of a peptide toxic to nerve cells in the brains of AD patients.

2011-10-15 07:00:00

Ever looked out the windshield on the way to work wondering, “Where the heck did THOSE storm clouds from?” Don’t be the last guy on your block still doing that. FireWhat Inc.

2011-09-28 09:21:34

A protein linked to Alzheimer's disease kills nerve cells that detect odors.

Award-winning Research Points Toward Alzheimer’s Vaccine
2011-09-27 03:44:50

An accomplice to the protein that causes plaque buildup in Alzheimer's disease is the focus of a potential new treatment.

2011-09-07 19:35:01

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder that causes progressive cognitive impairment and memory loss.

2011-09-01 16:37:55

Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia among older people.

2011-09-01 15:24:41

Researchers have found that a protein variation linked by some genetic studies to Alzheimer's disease is consistently present in the brains of people with Alzheimer's.

2011-08-18 00:00:41

A new iPhone App called It’s Done! is helping brain injury survivors remember whether they turned off the stove, locked the door, or took their medication.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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