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2013-05-15 23:03:02

MetLife Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2013 Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease: Yueming Li, Ph.D., member and professor, Sloan-Kettering Institute and director

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2012-07-13 07:06:17

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.

2011-07-18 05:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Satori(TM) Pharmaceuticals today announced the presentation of two posters at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD) taking place in Paris, France, July 16-21, 2011.

2011-05-31 06:47:52

Researchers pinpoint a small RNA that triggers cells to manufacture a particular splice variant of a key neuronal protein, potentially promoting Alzheimer's disease (AD) or other types of neurodegeneration.

2011-03-25 18:34:03

A drug used to treat asthma has been shown to help reduce the formation of amyloid beta, a peptide in the brain that is implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease.

2010-11-18 14:40:30

A protein known to exist in the brain for more than 30 years, called 5-lipoxygenase, has been found to play a regulatory role in the formation of the amyloid beta in the brain, the major component of plaques implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.