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2011-04-15 08:13:00

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the US and the only cause of death among the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.

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2011-04-14 06:25:00

Parts of the brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease could start shrinking up to a decade before the actual onset of dementia is diagnosed.

2011-04-05 22:05:55

Higher levels in blood of the protein clusterin, also known as apolipoprotein J, are significantly associated with the prevalence and severity of Alzheimer's disease, but not with the risk of onset of new disease, according to a study in the April 6 issue of JAMA.

2011-03-02 13:57:40

Experts agree that long-term alcohol abuse is detrimental to memory function and can cause neuro-degenerative disease.

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2011-02-28 10:25:47

TAU researchers develop a vaccine that staves off stroke as well.

2011-02-25 08:39:00

What doctors initially say is Alzheimer’s disease (AD), could actually turn out to be something else.

2011-02-24 14:02:06

New research shows that Alzheimer's disease and other dementing illnesses may be easily misdiagnosed in the elderly.

2011-02-23 08:21:31

As the average life span is increasing, dementia becomes much more common.

2011-01-25 07:23:00

ASSERT study shows increased transport of Amyloid Beta 40 TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX CALGARY, Jan.

2010-12-11 00:01:03

A new 5-minute test to identify elderly patients with dementia promises to give doctors a more sensitive tool to use in the Annual Wellness Examination.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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