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Booze And Your Brain - Moderate Alcohol Consumption By Seniors May Boost Episodic Memory

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although alcohol consumption is typically associated with negative effects on the brain, a new study from a team of American researchers has found that people over 60 who are moderate drinkers...

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2014-10-23 20:29:41

TauRx Chairman Prof. Claude Wischik brings a clinical trial opportunity directly to caregivers and patients at breakfast event PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediciGlobal, a global leader in patient recruitment and retention for clinical trials, is supporting TauRx Therapeutics' Phase III clinical trial for behavioral variant Frontotemporal Dementia (bvFTD) by informing caregivers and patients about a "Meet the Experts" breakfast on Friday, October 24th, to...

2014-10-21 16:26:03

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Awareness Month, the Lewy Body Dementia Association proudly unveils, "The Profiles of LBD," a portrait series of families living with the disease. Taken by world-renowned professional photographer, Robert Whitman, the series encapsulates the love between those afflicted with LBD and their caregivers, despite the struggles they face together every day managing a relatively unknown, yet very common,...

2014-10-17 23:07:00

OMA is an intergenerational art program for people with dementia. Each week, more than a dozen Mount Pleasant residents have the opportunity to participate in the program with the assistance of nursing staff and volunteers. Monroe, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Mount Pleasant Retirement Village is excited to announce their partnership with the Scripps Gerontology Center of Miami University in their Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program. OMA is an intergenerational art program for people...

2014-10-14 16:24:41

Film Based On Nebraskan Native Diagnosed With Frontotemporal Dementia BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3in4 Association (http://www.3in4needmore.com) has been announced as an official sponsor of the motion picture "It Snows All The Time" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2767880/combined). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152070 The film is based on Ed Hover, a former manager of the biolab storeroom at the University of Nebraska, who was diagnosed at age...

2014-10-14 12:29:16

TIMONIUM, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $29 million to the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN), which is dedicated to furthering translational research and investigating new treatments for patients with rare diseases. The RDCRN focuses on facilitating collaboration, study enrollment and data sharing among rare disease researchers, and is comprised of 22 consortia with representatives from 98 patient...

2014-10-14 08:33:36

MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - "Person-centred care" - it's a powerful concept that is easy to embrace but more difficult to pull off. To support health organizations and providers in creating a "culture shift" from being task-oriented to being person-centred, Saint Elizabeth Health Care is teaming up with the Alzheimer Society of Canada to deliver education and training on embedding the principles and practices of person-centred care within home care and long-term care settings. A...

2014-10-13 23:03:28

New Study Shows Link between Plaques and Tangles/Could Open Door to Therapeutic Target Boston (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 In what is being hailed by scientists in the Alzheimer's research community as a game changing research finding, the Cure Alzheimer's Fund today confirmed that a new study release in the journal Nature demonstrates, for the first time, precisely how the early hallmark of Alzheimer's disease -- Beta-Amyloid, which forms into plaques -- stimulates the creation...

2014-10-13 16:25:04

--Study Demonstrated Clinically Meaningful and Statistically Significant Improvement of Agitation in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that results from the Phase II study evaluating AVP-923 for the treatment of agitation in patients with Alzheimer's disease were presented at the 2014 American Neurological Association Meeting. In this study utilizing the two-stage, sequential...

2014-10-10 12:24:24

Alzheimer's Care Grant Program for 15 Million Eligible Family Caregivers in North America LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilarity for Charity(®), a movement established with the Alzheimer's Association(®), led by actors and writers Lauren Miller Rogen and Seth Rogen to inspire change and raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease among the millennial generation, will partner with Home Instead Senior Care(®), to offer grants for in-home care services to eligible U.S. and...

2014-10-08 23:00:26

New study shows that the Diopsys NOVA-ERG acts as window to the brain Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Research scientists from the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB), Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco published findings in the Journal of Experimental Medicine stating there is a direct correlation with functional cell loss in the retina and signs of dementia in people with a genetic risk for frontotemporal dementia (FTD). The study shows that...


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