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2011-06-14 13:38:51

Researchers at North Carolina State University have figured out how copper induces misfolding in the protein associated with Parkinson's disease, leading to creation of the fibrillar plaques which characterize the disease.

2011-05-31 21:15:59

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego have demonstrated that oral administration of a cysteine protease inhibitor, E64d, not only reduces the build-up of β-amyloid (Aβ) in the brains of animal models for Alzheimer's disease, but also results in a substantial improvement in memory deficit.

2011-05-18 00:01:31

In just one month iPodiatrist iPhone App has touched down in every corner of the world bringing the importance of foot health to every inhabited continent on the planet. Dr.

2011-05-13 11:03:48

What if you were told you carried a gene that increases your risk for Alzheimer's disease?

2011-05-02 19:45:01

Higher levels of cell chatter boost amyloid beta in the brain regions that Alzheimer’s hits first, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.

2011-04-27 15:07:29

Cotinine, a compound derived from tobacco, reduced plaques associated with dementia and prevented memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.

2011-04-21 07:50:29

It’s been 27 years since the clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease has been revised.

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2011-04-04 06:15:00

Researchers have identified four more genetic triggers that lead to Alzheimer's, which is double the amount linked with the disease previously.

2011-03-25 18:34:03

A drug used to treat asthma has been shown to help reduce the formation of amyloid beta, a peptide in the brain that is implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease.

2011-03-11 00:00:27

Inspired by his daughter's need to improve her fine motor skills, app developer Frank Jensen is leveraging the multi-touch capabilities of the iPad into a tool to improve fine motor skills in kids and adults. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 BinaryLabs is turning the iPad into a tool for improving fine motor skills with the introduction of Dexteria, a new app for the iPad.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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