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2013-07-16 16:25:34

Brain imaging and biomarker studies presented at AAIC 2013 show an increasingly detailed picture of Alzheimer's progression, starting with amyloid abnormalities and leading to memory and thinking symptoms. BOSTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An updated model of the sequence of changes in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease was reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013 (AAIC® 2013) in Boston. In the hypothetical model of...

2013-07-16 08:30:19

BOSTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Additional analyses from a negative Phase 3 clinical trial of IVIG (intravenous immunoglobulin) in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease were reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013 (AAIC® 2013) in Boston. "We learn more about Alzheimer's disease from every study," said Maria Carrillo, Ph.D., Alzheimer's Association vice president of Medical and Scientific Relations. "Even negative...

2013-07-15 16:24:07

BOSTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An expert panel found that 16 freely accessible online tests for Alzheimer's disease scored poorly on scales of overall scientific validity, reliability and ethical factors, according to new data reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013 (AAIC® 2013) in Boston. "As many as 80 percent of Internet users, including a growing proportion of older adults, seek health information and diagnoses online,"...

2013-07-14 00:20:19

BOSTON, July 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four programs featured at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference(®) 2013 (AAIC(®) 2013) in Boston are making important efforts to improve early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and increase the use of information and support services. Alzheimer's Association chapters are leaders and/or key players in these collaborative efforts with health systems, health care providers, universities and government...

2013-07-12 12:25:54

BOSTON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three studies reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013 (AAIC® 2013) demonstrate the vitality and diversity of Alzheimer's disease research being conducted in Boston, the host city for this year's conference. The three research reports cover: Early-stage drug development for new compounds to reduce beta-amyloid. Identifying genes that impact the rate of decline in Alzheimer's disease. Early...