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2014-05-27 23:06:05

MetLife Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2014 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research: Riqiang Yan, Ph.D., vice chair of the Department of Neurosciences, Lerner Research

2014-01-24 13:17:20

Scientists have discovered the use of a simple single-celled amoeba to understand the function of human proteins in causing Alzheimer's disease.

2013-06-24 23:18:15

Researchers are gaining a better understanding of the complex genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's, potentially leading to new treatment options for the disease. Boston

2013-05-15 23:03:02

MetLife Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2013 Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease: Yueming Li, Ph.D., member and professor, Sloan-Kettering Institute and director

2013-04-18 21:49:11

Evidence indicates that the accumulation of amyloid-beta proteins, which form the plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, is critical for the development of Alzheimer's disease, which impacts 5.4 million Americans.

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.

2012-07-02 21:37:07

Research published today in Biomed Central's open access journal Journal of Neuroinflammation suggests that chronic inflammation can predispose the brain to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Possible Link Between Alzheimer's Disease And Diabetes
2012-06-15 10:39:25

Scientists from City College of New York-City University of New York recently published research that shows a connection between Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.