Alzheimer's Newswire (Page 6)

Alzheimer's Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alzheimer's. (Page 6)

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  1. How do I explain Grandma's Alzheimer's to my son?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Jewish News Weekly

    My mother was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Even in the early stages we can see changes, and I'm not sure how to explain these things to my young son.

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  2. Dementia link to brain damage due to excess alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Streatham Guardian

    ... and heart failure, which may in turn increase the risk of vascular dementia. Dr Doug Brown, from the charity Alzheimer's Society, said: "We've known for a while that heavy drinking can increase your risk of developing dementia. "This study suggests ...

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  3. Data: Heart disease, cancer leading causes of death 38 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... the rest of Texas. In Victoria, some of the leading causes of death were heart diseases, cancers, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease - the same illnesses commonly seen throughout the nation. Eventually, health analysts could break down the data to ...

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  4. The Aging Brain: When Friends Turn into Foes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Psychology Today

    ... in general is not as in our early 30s. Memory is affected at older ages, not necessarily linked to the onset of Alzheimer's disease or dementia . Coordination, as well as our metabolism, are additional body functions affected at older ages. The ...

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  5. Walk to End Alzheimer's leadership luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    "For every one person impacted by Alzheimer's disease, there are entire families, businesses and community resources impacted as well," said Anne Murray, director of Development for Alzheimer's Association.

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  6. Friends across generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Star Tribune

    ... over for dinner with her family. The priest who recently died at 88, whom Bain befriended in his early stages of Alzheimer's disease. The young musician who is contemplating a big career change and wanted to get Bain's views. The 86-year-old man who ...

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  7. AbbVie and Voyager Therapeutics team up for Alzheimer's gene therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Chemical and Engineering News

    AbbVie is teaming up with Cambridge, Mass.-based Voyager Therapeutics to develop gene therapies for Alzheimer's disease. The deal includes a $69 million upfront payment to Voyager and more than $1 billion in potential milestone payments.

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  8. Protein levels in spinal fluid correlate to posture and gait difficulty in Parkinson'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Science Daily

    ... walking compared to those with more tremor. In addition, levels of beta-amyloid, known for its association with Alzheimer's disease, were lower in those with Parkinson's and related to worse scores on a memory recall in Parkinson's as measured on a ...

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  9. Study Finds Protein Levels in Spinal Fluid Correlate to Posture and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Newswise

    ... walking compared to those with more tremor. In addition, levels of beta-amyloid, known for its association with Alzheimer's disease, were lower in those with Parkinson's and related to worse scores on a memory recall in Parkinson's as measured on a ...

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  10. Asia Pacific Nuclear Medicine Radiopharmaceuticals Industry Research Report 2016-2021Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Emailwire.com

    ... ensuring high growth of the diagnostics segment. Diagnosis of coronary artery disease, bone metastasis, and Alzheimer's disease are the most promising indications for the future PET radioisotopes market. Inquire before buying report @ ...

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  11. Advance directives as a tool to respect patients' values and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | BioMed Central

    The proposal of the new criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease based on biomarker data is making possible a diagnosis of AD at the mild cognitive impairment or predementia/prodromal- stage. Given the present lack of effective treatments for AD, the opportunity for the individuals to personally take relevant decisions and plan for their future before and if cognitive deterioration occurs is one the main advantages of an early diagnosis.

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  12. Amyloid protein transmission through neurosurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Science Daily

    ... such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Amyloid beta is best known for being one of the hallmark proteins of Alzheimer's disease, but the researchers did not find evidence of Alzheimer's in this study. "It is well known that the abnormal proteins seen in ...

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  13. Everyday activities associated with more gray matter in brains of older adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Science Daily

    ... gray matter is associated with better cognitive function, while decreases in gray matter are associated with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias," said Shannon Halloway, PhD, the lead author of the Journal of Gerontology paper and the ...

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  14. Alzheimer's disease: Dual mechanism of actions of overactive and ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Science Daily

    A new study suggests an association between overactive and cytosolic BRCA1, the major guardian of genomic stability, and neurons death in Alzheimer's disease . Upregulated BRCA1 is associated with both aberrant DNA damage response and dysfunction of presenilin 1 .

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  15. One in five older adults experience brain network weakening following knee replacement surgeryRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Science Daily

    ... experience right after surgery. The study, which was published today online ahead of print in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, was conducted to help scientists understand the causes of postsurgical cognitive impairment, which causes memory and ...

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  16. Microcapsules gain a new power: Scavenging reactive oxygen speciesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 30 | Science Daily

    ... oxygen species during biological stress can damage human cells in diseases like diabetes, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, kidney disease and cancer. Current natural and synthetic antioxidants lack biocompatibility and bioavailability, and they ...

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  17. Personality changes during transition to developing mild cognitive impairmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Science Daily

    Personality changes and behavior problems that come with Alzheimer's disease are as troubling as memory loss and other mental difficulties for caregivers and those living with the condition. Researchers wondered if personality changes that begin early, when MCI memory loss becomes noticeable, might help predict Alzheimer's disease at its earliest stages.

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  18. Energy storehouses in the brain may be source of Alzheimer's, targets of new therapyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Science Daily

    In a new study, researchers have examined the effects of the disease on the functioning of mitochondria -- structures performing a variety of essential tasks, including supplying cells with energy. Alzheimer's disease, a severely debilitating and ultimately fatal brain disorder, affects millions worldwide.

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  19. How your brain remembers what you had for dinner last nightRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | Science Daily

    ... "For example, degeneration in this region of the brain is responsible for memory loss in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease." Wixted, with Larry Squire, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences and Psychology in UC San Diego ...

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  20. Older adults are increasingly identifying -- but still likely underestimating -- cognitive impairmentRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Science Daily

    ... may suggest that awareness of cognitive impairment, perhaps from heightened public attention to and interest in Alzheimer's disease, has improved to some extent. When looking at each racial/ethnic group, however, the increasing trend was significant ...

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