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2011-08-17 22:15:15

Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital's Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center have found positive associations between fish oil supplements and cognitive functioning as well as differences in brain structure between users and non-users of fish oil supplements.

2011-07-20 00:30:00

PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late breaking research results reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011) in Paris include: Findings from a survey by Alzheimer Europe and the Harvard School of Public Health of experiences with and attitudes about Alzheimer's disease, especially regarding diagnosis, in France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the U.S.

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...

2011-05-13 11:03:48

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

2011-05-10 14:01:25

The available evidence is insufficient to draw firm conclusions about the association of modifiable factors and risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2011-04-05 22:05:55

Higher levels in blood of the protein clusterin, also known as apolipoprotein J, are significantly associated with the prevalence and severity of Alzheimer's disease, but not with the risk of onset of new disease, according to a study in the April 6 issue of JAMA.

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2011-02-15 14:08:54

TAU says diets high in fish oil have a beneficial effect in patients at risk.

2011-01-19 18:42:27

The combined results of a genetic blood test and a five-minute functional MRI successfully classified more than three-quarters of healthy older adults, many of whom were destined to develop cognitive decline within 18 months of testing.


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