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2012-07-13 07:06:17

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 5 million. That´s the number of people in the U.S. suffering from Alzheimer´s disease, according to a recent CNN article. Scientists recently announced that they had discovered a gene that fights Alzheimer´s. This is a positive step forward as the gene could help develop treatments to fight the disorder. In the journal Nature, researchers explained how the gene that caused an early form of Alzheimer´s could also be...

Possible Link Between Alzheimer's Disease And Diabetes
2012-06-15 10:39:25

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com W. H. Auden once said, “There is more than meets the idea.” This idea can be applied to many things, but certainly in the realm of health and science. Connections that my have not seemed likely beforehand may appear as viable links through research. In particular, scientists from City College of New York-City University of New York (CCNY-CUNY) recently published research that shows a connection between Alzheimer´s disease and diabetes. The...

2012-04-04 09:25:27

Improvement shown in blood vessel function following drug treatment A cholesterol drug commonly prescribed to reduce cardiovascular disease risk restores blood vessel function in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study in the April 4 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The drug simvastatin (Zocor®) – which works by slowing cholesterol production – also improves learning and memory in adult, but not aged Alzheimer's model mice. The findings add to a...

2012-02-20 15:00:00

Early-onset Alzheimer´s disease also part of Compassionate Allowances program, explains Allsup Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 The federal government plans to make $50 million available immediately for cutting-edge Alzheimer´s disease research, reflecting the urgency in combatting the disease and providing a reminder that those with early-onset Alzheimer´s disease now can benefit from fast-track evaluation for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits,...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.