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Promising Alzheimer’s Drug Fails In Second Test Round
2013-05-24 12:47:59

According to a group researchers, tests of the anti-cancer drug bexarotene failed to stop the formation of the amyloid brain plaques that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease, conflicting with the results of an identical 2012 study.

2013-04-18 12:15:11

Close family members of people with Alzheimer's disease are more than twice as likely as those without a family history to develop silent buildup of brain plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.

2012-10-22 22:57:07

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a key difference in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease and those who are cognitively normal but still have brain plaques that characterize this type of dementia.

2012-10-16 10:55:00

A new study shows that having a high amount of beta amyloid or "plaques" in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease may cause steeper memory decline in mentally healthy older people than does having the APOE ɛ4 allele, also associated with the disease.

Sleep And Alzheimer’s Disease
2012-09-06 09:24:34

A study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis involving laboratory mice found that sleep disruption could be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease.

2011-07-19 13:17:35

Years after a single traumatic brain injury (TBI), survivors still show changes in their brains.

2011-07-07 06:52:34

The little-studied amyloid peptide may be promoting Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to this study.


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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
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