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Article ID: 590132

Keeping Pace: Walking Speed May Signal Thinking Problems Ahead

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

A new study shows that changes in walking speed in late life may signal the early stages of dementia known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The research is published in the June 12, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Article ID: 590134

Lewy Body Dementia Association Is Making October “a Month to Remember” with Volunteers “Standing Strong” with LBDA to Promote Awareness

Lewy Body American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)Dementia Association

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) launched its nationwide October awareness movement, “A Month To Remember.” LBDA invites volunteers to join the movement by “Standing Strong with LBDA” to build awareness for Lewy body dementia in their communities.

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Article ID: 589851

Alzheimer’s Protein Structure Suggests New Treatment Directions

Vanderbilt University

The molecular structure of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease – and the surprising discovery that it binds cholesterol – could lead to new therapeutics for the disease, Vanderbilt University investigators report in the June 1 issue of the journal Science.

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Article ID: 589635

Working with Solvents Tied to Cognitive Problems for Less-Educated People

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Exposure to solvents at work may be associated with reduced thinking skills later in life for those who have less than a high school education, according to a study published in the May 29, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Article ID: 589638

Researchers Find Possible Role of Autoantibodies in Alzheimer’s

Rutgers University

Research demonstrates how dying or damaged brain cells give rise to autoantibodies in blood that can be reliable biomarkers for early AD diagnosis. Key mechanism mirrors process common to autoimmune disorders.

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Article ID: 589514

People with Asthma Get the Green Light for Exercise

Health Behavior News Service

Not only is it safe for people with asthma to exercise, but doing so could reduce their risk of asthma symptoms or attacks, according to a new evidence review in The Cochrane Library.

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Article ID: 589165

Reducing Brain Activity Improves Memory After Cognitive Decline

Johns Hopkins University

Research suggests a new approach to improving memory and interrupting disease progression in patients with a form of cognitive impairment that often leads to full-blown Alzheimer’s disease.

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Article ID: 588950

Midlife and Late-Life Depressive Symptoms Associated with Dementia

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

Depressive symptoms that are present in midlife or in late life are associated with an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA Network publication.

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Article ID: 588972

Purpose in Life May Protect Against Harmful Changes in the Brain Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease

Rush University Medical Center

Greater purpose in life may help stave off the harmful effects of plaques and tangles associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center.

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Article ID: 589012

Deep Brain Stimulation May Hold Promise for Mild Alzheimer’s Disease

Johns Hopkins Medicine

A study on a handful of people with suspected mild Alzheimer’s disease (AD) suggests that a device that sends continuous electrical impulses to specific “memory” regions of the brain appears to increase neuronal activity. Results of the study using deep brain stimulation, a therapy already used in some patients with Parkinson’s disease and depression, may offer hope for at least some with AD, an intractable disease with no cure.

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