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2013-07-25 23:26:02

Study was published in the Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology and was recently presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. The MCAS has been further validated, as the Rhode Island Hospital Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center recently launched a program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will be utilizing the MCAS to detect early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease as part of two clinical studies investigating ways to delay...

2013-07-19 00:21:21

CHICAGO, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A global, collaborative research effort based on public-private partnerships, similar to the projects in the 1950s and 1960s that successfully reduced polio worldwide, will be essential in advancing the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, according to two articles written by leaders of the Alzheimer's Association and published in the July 2013 issue of Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's...

Subjective Cognitive Decline Early Alzheimers Sign
2013-07-18 15:33:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many dismiss forgetfulness among people of a certain age, or "senior moments," as a simple, inescapable part of getting older. However, five new studies presented at the Alzheimer's Association meeting in Boston this week suggest that 'subjective cognitive decline' could be a precursor to Alzheimer's disease. One study said that self-reported cognitive alterations paved the way to greater mental decline around six years later. Another...

2013-07-17 16:27:04

BOSTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New studies reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC(®) 2013) in Boston cover the spectrum of Alzheimer's disease and dementia research, including novel treatment and prevention strategies, possible new risk factors, advances in early detection and diagnosis, and an updated model of disease progression. The Alzheimer's Association International Conference is the premier annual forum for...

2013-07-17 16:26:59

Five studies reported at AAIC 2013 point to subjective concern about memory as a potential early warning sign of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's BOSTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is increasing evidence that subjective cognitive decline (SCD) -- the self-reported perception of memory or cognition problems -- is a potentially valid early clinical marker of brain and cognitive changes that may indicate Alzheimer's disease, according to five research studies...

2013-07-17 12:27:34

OSAKA, Japan, DEERFIELD, Ill. and DURHAM, N.C., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. and its partner, Zinfandel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Zinfandel"), today announced data from a late-breaker poster presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC), taking place now in Boston, MA. In a session titled "Performance of a Genetics-Based Biomarker Risk...

2013-07-16 16:25:34

Brain imaging and biomarker studies presented at AAIC 2013 show an increasingly detailed picture of Alzheimer's progression, starting with amyloid abnormalities and leading to memory and thinking symptoms. BOSTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An updated model of the sequence of changes in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease was reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013 (AAIC® 2013) in Boston. In the hypothetical model of...

2013-07-15 08:27:36

Three other studies reported at AAIC 2013 illuminate Alzheimer's risk factors, point to potential new strategies for treatment, prevention BOSTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most kinds of cancer are associated with a significantly decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study of 3.5 million veterans reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013 (AAIC® 2013) in Boston. In addition, the study suggested that chemotherapy...

2013-07-14 08:21:35

BOSTON, July 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results of four research trials investigating new targets for therapies in Alzheimer's disease, and incorporating novel approaches to participant identification and selection, were reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013 (AAIC® 2013) in Boston. The trials involve four compounds that target physical changes in the brain associated with the development and progression of Alzheimer's disease. Two...

2013-07-10 14:21:09

The rates of regional brain loss and cognitive decline caused by aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD) are higher for women and for people with a key genetic risk factor for AD, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in a study published online July 4 in the American Journal of Neuroradiology. The linkage between APOE ε4 – which codes for a protein involved in binding lipids or fats in the lymphatic and...