Latest Amyloid precursor protein Stories

2011-08-15 22:31:35

Alzheimer's disease is characterized by abnormal proteins that stick together in little globs, disrupting cognitive function (thinking, learning, and memory).

2011-07-30 00:01:04

Market-Leading iPad App Developer missingSTEP Partners with Recognia for New App Specifically for the iPad with New Features and Unique Pattern Recognition San Francisco, Ca (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 missingSTEP today announced the launch of a new iPad app, “Stock Chart Patterns”, one of the only apps to use Apple Inc.’s subscription offering as a standalone service. The app was built in partnership with Recognia and will provide users an intuitive investment research tool by...

2011-07-20 03:30:00

- New Reports Highlight Advances in Early Detection and Global Collaborations - - French President Sarkozy Addresses Researchers on National Alzheimer's Plan - PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, more than 5,000 scientists from around the world gathered in Paris to report the latest advances in Alzheimer's research at the Alzheimer's Association® International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011).

2011-07-19 03:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data were presented today from the first of two Phase III trials of semagacestat, including data from a 32 week follow-up period after dosing was halted in August 2010.

2011-07-18 15:11:36

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified how a gene for a protein that can cause Type 2 diabetes, also possibly kills nerve cells in the brain, thereby contributing to Alzheimer's disease.

2011-07-18 05:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Satori(TM) Pharmaceuticals today announced the presentation of two posters at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD) taking place in Paris, France, July 16-21, 2011.

2011-07-17 05:30:00

PARIS, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Alzheimer's field moves closer to new and earlier tests for the disease, innovative global research initiatives are taking the first important steps to standardize Alzheimer's biomarkers, as evidenced by two presentations made today at the Alzheimer's Association(R) International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011) in Paris. One study compared, for the first time, results of brain amyloid imaging and the impact of genetics and ethnicity on...

2011-07-09 00:00:30

Nonprofit AHAF announces $5.6 million in grants for Alzheimer's and eye disease research to scientists worldwide.

2011-06-29 18:13:55

Chronic stress has long been linked with neurodegeneration.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.