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2013-10-22 23:02:59

The Capital Institute for Neurosciences, part of Capital Health, Hopewell Township, New Jersey, launches new program to treat Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders.

2013-07-02 23:04:47

Results could lead to improved surgery care and a better understanding of the long-term effects of anesthesia and surgery on a senior adult's post-operative thinking. Boston

Research Points To Potential Therapeutic Approach To Alzheimer's Disease
2013-06-26 15:32:27

Building on research published eight years ago in the journal Chemistry and Biology, Kenneth S. Kosik, Harriman Professor in Neuroscience and co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI) at UC Santa Barbara, and his team have now applied their findings to two distinct, well-known mouse models, demonstrating a new potential target in the fight against Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.

2013-04-10 10:54:07

A new genetically engineered lab rat that has the full array of brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease supports the idea that increases in a molecule called beta-amyloid in the brain causes the disease.

2012-08-24 00:23:33

Goldilocks was on to something when she preferred everything "just right."

2012-06-13 13:06:48

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have identified a novel group of proteins that accumulate in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease.

2012-04-24 10:01:08

According to a new study, the neuron-killing pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), which begins before clinical symptoms appear, requires the presence of both amyloid-beta (a-beta) plaque deposits and elevated levels of an altered protein called p-tau.

2012-04-03 08:47:33

Immunotherapy with the antibody bapineuzumab in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease resulted in decreases in a cerebrospinal fluid biomarker, which may indicate downstream effects on the degenerative process.

2012-03-27 08:40:34

Repeated stress triggers the production and accumulation of insoluble tau protein aggregates inside the brain cells of mice.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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