All posts tagged "Alzheimers disease"

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    Alzheimer’s Works Differently in Patients with Down Syndrome

    A new study may provide insight as to the best way to treat Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have completed a study that revealed differences in the way brain inflammation...

    • Posted July 3, 2015
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    Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

    Understanding the link between high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease could have the potential to affect the quality of life of thousands of Americans. A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition to high blood...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Studying Down Syndrome to Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

    Alzheimer’s Disease and Down Syndrome have more in common than you may have realized. The link between a protein typically associated with Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on memory and cognition may not be as clear as...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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    Explaining Toxicity of Alzheimer’s Protein Structure

    In an online study in the  journal Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have determined the molecular structure of one of the proteins in the fine fibers of the brain plaques that...

    • Posted May 14, 2015
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    Alzheimer’s and Cardiovascular Disease Carry Similar Genetic Risk Factors

    An international team of scientists, led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have found genetic overlap between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and two significant cardiovascular disease risk factors: high levels of inflammatory C-reactive...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    Speech Analysis Key to Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is the most significant cause of dementia in the elderly: it affects over 35 million people worldwide. It is reckoned that Alzheimer’s could reach epidemic proportions in developed countries unless therapies to cure or prevent...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Diet Changes May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

    What you eat benefits you in ways we are only now fully beginning to understand. A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, even if the...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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    Test May Shed Light on Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s Disease

    Scientists have discovered a skin test that may shed new light on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, according to a study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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    New Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy Shows Promise

    Alzheimer’s Disease takes a terrible toll on both patients and their families, but new research may offer hope for treating this condition. Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have evaluated an innovative Alzheimer’s therapy in which the patients receive an...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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    Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Find Support Through Care2Caregivers

    Elvis Gardin likens being a caregiver to a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease to being alone on an island. “When a family member is diagnosed, those who assume their care enter uncharted territory with few...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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