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Walking Ability Precursor To Alzheimer’s Disease
2012-07-16 08:39:11

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A person´s walking patterns or ability to do so could be an early warning sign of cognitive decline and warrants advanced testing, according to researchers at a health conference on Sunday. The findings are the result of three studies linking changes in walking ability to a weakening mental state, an early sign of dementia or Alzheimer´s disease. The findings were reported at the Alzheimer´s Association...

Memory In Patients With Early Alzheimer’s Improves From Nutrient Mixture
2012-07-10 15:20:27

In clinical trial, mixture developed at MIT appears to help overcome loss of connections between brain cells. A clinical trial of an Alzheimer´s disease treatment developed at MIT has found that the nutrient cocktail can improve memory in patients with early Alzheimer´s. The results confirm and expand the findings of an earlier trial of the nutritional supplement, which is designed to promote new connections between brain cells. Alzheimer´s patients gradually lose those...

2012-06-20 14:14:55

Innovative technique expected to play a critical role in diagnosis and treatment of disease The Mount Sinai Medical Center is the first institution in New York State to use in the clinical setting a newly approved imaging technique to detect Alzheimer's disease (AD) in people who are cognitively impaired. Until now, physicians have been limited in their ability to diagnose AD, guided almost exclusively by a patient's mental and behavioral symptoms and family history. The innovative...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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