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2010-11-15 16:13:46

Alzheimer's disease is widely believed to be caused by the gradual accumulation in the brain of amyloid-beta peptide which is toxic to nerve cells.

2010-11-04 08:25:26

Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) have offered new information about the events that underlie the "spread" of Alzheimer's disease (AD) throughout the brain.

2010-11-04 01:32:09

New research is helping to unravel the events that underlie the "spread" of Alzheimer's disease (AD) throughout the brain.

2010-11-04 01:29:11

Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) have offered new information about the events that underlie the “spread” of Alzheimer's disease throughout the brain.

2010-10-12 18:38:00

Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have found that a gene associated with the onset of Type 2 diabetes also is found at lower-than-normal levels in people with Alzheimer's disease.

2010-10-06 23:09:17

Massachusetts General Hospital researchers say they have determined how iron contributes to the production of brain-destroying plaques found in Alzheimer's patients.

2010-09-29 13:05:32

As researchers try to understand how a particular protein sets the stage for the toxic plaques that wreak havoc on the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease, they face a dilemma.

2010-09-27 10:55:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Roskamp Institute in Sarasota, Florida, have shown that mice that naturally develop Alzheimer's are able to ward off the growth of brain cancer.

2010-09-21 22:06:50

Neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found a new therapeutic target that can potentially lead to a new way to prevent the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

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2010-09-17 15:09:03

An international team of Alzheimer’s disease experts, led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has uncovered a gene variation that appears to predict the rate at which Alzheimer’s disease will progress.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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