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Article ID: 689968

Creating Innovative Technology for the Real World

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

A hypertonic grip expander for individuals with cerebral palsy and stroke patients, a chair for students on the autism spectrum, and an independent lifting device for quadriplegic individuals are the designs created by teams of undergraduate students from colleges and universities in the Northeast during the inaugural Engineering Innovation for Society (EIS—pronounced “ice”) student design competition.

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22-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689723

Simple Walking Test May Help Make Difficult Diagnosis

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

There’s a cause of dementia that can sometimes be reversed, but it’s often not diagnosed because the symptoms are so similar to those of other disorders. Now researchers say a simple walking test may be able to accurately diagnose the disease, according to a study published the February 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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16-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689904

What You Need to Know about Alzheimer's

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Fred A. Kobylarz, MD, associate professor of family medicine and community health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is an expert in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and offers caregivers and family members information on diagnoses and symptoms, as well how to best improve the quality of life for their family member.

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21-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689876

Innovative Couples’ Intervention Significantly Helps People With Alzheimer’s Communicate

Florida Atlantic University

For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner’s decline in the ability to communicate because of dementia is frightening and frustrating. Communication strategies they’ve used before simply don’t work anymore. By getting creative, an in-home intervention to support couples affected by dementia is showing that “practice does make perfect,” both for the caregiver and the care receiver or person with dementia, and can improve their communication behaviors in just 10 weeks.

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21-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689862

Tracking Traffic in the Divided World of a Nerve Cell

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Axonal and dendritic proteins embedded in the membrane at either end – called transmembrane proteins – are built in the same cellular factory and travel on the same cellular highway. But for the cell to function property, they must be delivered to the correct domain. So how does the cell regulate that voyage?

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20-Feb-2018 4:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 689801

Neurons Fight Back Early in Brain Disease

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A therapeutic target to preserve vision in glaucoma patients could have treatment ramifications for age-related neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, according to findings released today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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19-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689772

Data Detectives Shift Suspicions in Alzheimer's from Usual Suspect to Inside Villain

Georgia Institute of Technology

The pursuit of the usual suspect in Alzheimer's research may be distracting from a more direct culprit in the disease, according to a study that analyzed data from 51 published experiments. P-tau looked a good bit more culpable than amyloid-beta plaque.

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19-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689697

UCI Cracks Code to Restoring Memory Creation in Older or Damaged Brains

University of California, Irvine

Aging or impaired brains can once again form lasting memories if an enzyme that applies the brakes too hard on a key gene is lifted, according to University of California, Irvine neurobiologists.

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16-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688270

Remember Me

UCLA School of Nursing

How do you explain to a child that Grandpa or Grandma has Alzheimer’s disease?

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15-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689613

Alzheimer's Drug Repairs Brain Damage After Alcohol Binges In Rodents

Duke Health

A drug used to slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease could offer clues on how drugs might one day be able to reverse brain changes that affect learning and memory in teens and young adults who binge drink.

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15-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
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