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Article ID: 708219

Research finds ethnoracial differences in Alzheimer’s disease

Mayo Clinic

A team of Mayo Clinic researchers found Hispanic-American patients with Alzheimer’s tend to survive significantly longer with the disease than other ethnoracial groups, according to a study in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. Hispanic-Americans were found to live an average of 12 years with the disease from the time of the onset of symptoms.

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18-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708163

Blood clot discovery could pave way for treatment of blood diseases

University of Exeter

Scientists have discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots, in a discovery which could one day lead to the development of better treatments that could help prevent and treat conditions including heart diseases, stroke and vascular dementia.

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15-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708028

SAVE THE DATE: American Neurological Association announces key science to be presented at 144th Annual Meeting October 13-15, 2019 in St. Louis

American Neurological Association (ANA)

The American Neurological Association (ANA), the professional organization representing the nation’s top academic neurologists and neuroscientists, has announced the key areas of science to be explored at its 144th Annual Meeting, October 13-15, 2019 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand.

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14-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 707982

Ora-curcumin formulation on its way to health product market

South Dakota State University

A unique formulation will allow the development of nutraceutical products by increasing the bioavailability of curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory, through the start-up company Turmeric Ultra Inc.

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12-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707964

With Age Comes Hearing Loss and a Greater Risk of Cognitive Decline

University of California San Diego Health

In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that hearing impairment is associated with accelerated cognitive decline with age, though the impact of mild hearing loss may be lessened by higher education.

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12-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 707906

Researchers Closer to New Alzheimer’s Therapy with Brain Blood Flow Discovery

Cornell University

By discovering the culprit behind decreased blood flow in the brain of people with Alzheimer’s, biomedical engineers at Cornell University have made possible promising new therapies for the disease.

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11-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707904

Researchers Identify Novel Molecular Mechanism Involved in Alzheimer’s

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Health have identified a novel mechanism and potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

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11-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707542

Rats in Augmented Reality Help Show How the Brain Determines Location

Johns Hopkins University

A new Johns Hopkins study found that rats’ ability to recalibrate learned relationships among time, speed and distance is ever-evolving, moment-by-moment.

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7-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 707808

How Exercise May Protect Against Alzheimer’s

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

A hormone called irisin – produced during exercise – may protect neurons against Alzheimer’s disease.

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8-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707719

Can healthier habits help preserve mental skills?

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Researchers in Finland recently found that lifestyle choices can help older adults stay mentally sharp. Now scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine hope to find confirmatory evidence this is indeed the case by coordinating a large, national clinical trial sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association through a $28 million grant.

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7-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

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