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2012-01-12 12:11:39

Exposure to light appears to have therapeutic effects on Alzheimer's disease patients, a Wayne State University researcher has found.

2012-01-03 12:19:39

The first changes in the brain of a person with Alzheimer’s disease can be observed as much as ten years in advance – ten years before the person in question has become so ill that he or she can be diagnosed with the disease.

2012-01-02 23:14:46

Cerebrospinal fluid levels of Aβ42 appear to be decreased at least five to 10 years before some patients with mild cognitive impairment develop Alzheimer disease (AD) dementia whereas other spinal fluid levels seem to be later markers of disease.

2011-12-23 06:48:49

Treatment that increases brain levels of a crucial regulatory enzyme may slow the loss of brain cells that characterize Huntington’s disease (HD) and other neurodegenerative disorders, according to this study.

2011-12-16 05:00:00

Employees at Emeritus Senior Living’s 485 communities showed their commitment to seniors by holding hundreds of fundraisers across the nation to support the 2011 Alzheimer’s Association’s

Alzheimer's Drug Candidate Could Prevent Disease Progression
2011-12-15 04:55:47

A new drug candidate may be the first capable of halting the devastating mental decline of Alzheimer's disease, based on the findings of a study published Dec. 14 in PLoS ONE.

2011-12-14 12:06:01

When you cut an apple and leave it out, it turns brown.

2011-12-14 12:01:23

A study led by Research Professor Matej Orešič from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland suggests that Alzheimer's disease is preceded by a molecular signature indicative of hypoxia and up-regulated pentose phosphate pathway.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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