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2012-08-20 23:03:54

After a serious car accident in SE Portland, a benefit is being held on August 24th to raise money for medical treatments for 5-year-old Harry Strong who suffered a traumatic brain injury. The many community donors include the Portland law firm Shulman DuBois LLC. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 On Friday, August 24th the Mt. Scott-Arleta community will be hosting a fundraiser in support of Harry Strong, who was injured in a SE Portland car accident on July 19th while walking with his...

2012-08-03 23:00:32

People who have suffered severe traumatic brain injuries can now get help from the experienced TBI attorneys with national law firm McDonaldWorley.com. The brain injury law firm is offering a no obligation legal case evaluation to U.S. residents seeking justice for a limited time. (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The popular national law firm McDonaldWorley.com is offering sufferers of traumatic brain injury a free no obligation lawsuit case evaluation for a limited time. U.S. residents looking...

2012-07-26 06:53:33

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — New research using mice and post-mortem samples of brains from patients with Alzheimer's disease found that a single event of a moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) can disrupt proteins that regulate an enzyme associated with Alzheimer's. The study reveals the complex mechanisms that result in a rapid and robust post-injury elevation of the enzyme, BACE1, in the brain. These results could lead to the development of a drug treatment that targets this...

2012-07-25 13:00:38

A study, performed in mice and utilizing post-mortem samples of brains from patients with Alzheimer's disease, found that a single event of a moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) can disrupt proteins that regulate an enzyme associated with Alzheimer's. The paper, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, identifies the complex mechanisms that result in a rapid and robust post-injury elevation of the enzyme, BACE1, in the brain. These results may lead to the development of a drug...

2012-07-25 12:50:28

1-size-fits-all drug targets harmful brain inflammation in many diseases A new class of drug developed at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine shows early promise of being a one-size-fits-all therapy for Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and traumatic brain injury by reducing inflammation in the brain. Northwestern has recently been issued patents to cover this new drug class and has licensed the commercial development to a biotech company that...

2012-07-25 06:37:29

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — New research using mice and post-mortem samples of brains from patients with Alzheimer's disease found that a single event of a moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) can disrupt proteins that regulate an enzyme associated with Alzheimer's. The study reveals the complex mechanisms that result in a rapid and robust post-injury elevation of the enzyme, BACE1, in the brain. These results could lead to the development of a drug treatment that targets this...

2012-07-24 14:22:28

PHOENIX, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BHR Pharma announced today that it had reached its SyNAPSe® clinical trial enrollment midpoint of 590 patients during a presentation by David Okonkwo, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Brain Trauma Research Center Clinical Director, at the National Neurotrauma Society's 2012 Annual Meeting. The milestone for the global Phase 3, multi-center trial was achieved when a study subject was randomized by Songklanagarind Hospital in...

2012-07-19 08:20:56

Higher levels of a certain fat in the blood called ceramides may increase a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the July 18, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Our study identifies this biomarker as a potential new target for treating or preventing Alzheimer's disease," said study author Michelle M. Mielke, PhD, an epidemiologist with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Mielke was...

2012-07-18 23:42:37

Researchers from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD), University of Exeter, will present the findings of a new study suggesting a link between binge drinking in older adults and the risk of developing dementia. The findings are to be presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2012, the world's largest gathering of dementia researchers, in Vancouver, Canada on 18th July 2012. The work is supported by the National Institute for Health Research...

2012-07-18 06:28:00

- Phase 2b study of a new symptomatic drug - - One-year extension trial of a medical food - - 9-month trial of a dietary supplement - - 18-month study of a home-based care coordination intervention - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from four clinical trials reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2012 (AAIC® 2012) demonstrate the wide variety of approaches being pursued to improve memory, thinking, quality...