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Latest Early-onset Alzheimer's disease Stories

2011-01-12 18:13:54

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute have discovered that the genetic mechanism which destroys brain cells is responsible for early development of Alzheimer's Disease in people with Down Syndrome and for development of Alzheimer's Disease in general population – providing a potential new target for drugs that could forestall dementia in people with either condition.

2011-01-12 15:49:34

A Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) study published today in the Journal of Neuroscience reveals underlying causes for the degeneration of synapses in Alzheimer's Disease and identifies promising pharmaceutical solutions for the devastating condition that affects more than 5 million people in the United States.

2011-01-11 16:01:00

Study in Mice Indicates Disease's Underlying Causes and Finds Compounds That Normalize the Alzheimer's Brain MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Jan.

2010-11-15 19:52:01

A family history of Alzheimer's disease significantly increases the risk for developing this disorder, but a new study in Biological Psychiatry suggests that which of your parents has the disease is very important.

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 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.

2010-11-01 18:09:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) announced today that it is participating in National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month this November and is urging caregivers to address hearing loss in people with Alzheimer's disease.

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.

2010-09-28 12:45:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 300,000 sports-related concussions occur each year in the United States, with children and teens having the highest risk.

2010-09-28 08:24:43

The World Health Organization estimates there to be about 18 million people in the US living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and they expect that number to double by 2025.


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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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