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Latest Early-onset Alzheimer's disease Stories

2011-09-01 15:24:41

Researchers have found that a protein variation linked by some genetic studies to Alzheimer's disease is consistently present in the brains of people with Alzheimer's.

2011-08-31 12:42:57

An international team of researchers led by neuroscientists at Mayo Clinic in Florida has found a genetic variation they say protects against Parkinson's disease.

2011-08-11 12:04:38

A new study suggests that the relationship between brain shrinkage and memory loss in Alzheimer's disease changes across the age spectrum.

2011-07-21 06:59:18

Can you prevent Alzheimer's disease? New research shows up to half of all Alzheimer's cases are attributable to seven preventable risk factors.

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2011-07-21 05:40:22

An experimental procedure using a blood test to screen people for early signs of Alzheimer’s was able to accurately detect the proteins, which begin to build up in the brain a decade or more before they cause memory and thinking problems.

2011-07-20 03:30:00

- New Reports Highlight Advances in Early Detection and Global Collaborations - - French President Sarkozy Addresses Researchers on National Alzheimer's Plan - PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, more than 5,000 scientists from around the world gathered in Paris to report the latest advances in Alzheimer's research at the Alzheimer's Association® International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011).

2011-07-20 03:30:00

- Population Destined to Get Alzheimer's is Ideal to Study Prevention; Trials Being Planned - PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Measurable brain chemistry changes may appear 10 to 20 years before the first detectable memory and thinking impairments among people with a rare genetic form of Alzheimer's, according to new research presented today at the Alzheimer's Association® International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011) in Paris.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.