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Article ID: 578645

Inherited Alzheimer’s Detected 20 Years Before Dementia

Washington University in St. Louis

Inherited forms of Alzheimer’s disease may be detectable as many as 20 years before problems with memory and thinking develop, scientists will report July 20, 2011, at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease in Paris.

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14-Jul-2011 9:00 AM EDT
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    20-Jul-2011 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 578675

NYU Langone Medical Center’s Tip Sheet to the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (ICAD) 2011

NYU Langone Health

Experts from the Center of Excellence on Brain Aging at NYU Langone Medical Center will present new research at the 2011 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s disease to be held in Paris, France from July 16 – 21. Of particular interest is the presentation about mild cognitive impairment in retired football players, with Stella Karantzoulis, PhD, and the selected “Hot Topics” presentation about a new experimental approach to targeting amyloid plaques, with Fernando Goni, PhD.

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14-Jul-2011 1:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 578811

Falls May be Early Sign of Alzheimer’s

Washington University in St. Louis

Falls and balance problems may be early indicators of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reported July 17, 2011, at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease in Paris.

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19-Jul-2011 3:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 578768

Single Traumatic Brain Injury May Prompt Long-Term Neurodegeneration

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

In a new study, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggest that Alzheimer’s disease-like neurodegeneration may be initiated or accelerated following a single traumatic brain injury, even in young adults.

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18-Jul-2011 4:55 PM EDT

Article ID: 578753

Researchers Identify How a Gene Linked to Both Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Works

Mount Sinai Health System

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified how a gene for a protein that can cause Type 2 diabetes, also possibly kills nerve cells in the brain, thereby contributing to Alzheimer’s disease.

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18-Jul-2011 11:25 AM EDT
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Article ID: 578401

Retired NFL Players at Higher Risk for Mild Cognitive Impairment

Loyola University Health System

Retired NFL football players are at higher risk for mild cognitive impairment, which can be a precursor to Alzheimer's disease, a Loyola University Health System study has found. A screening survey of 513 retired players and their wives found that 35 percent of the players had scores suggesting possible mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

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6-Jul-2011 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 578723

Genetic Mutation Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Mayo Clinic

Researchers have discovered a new gene mutation they say causes Parkinson’s disease. The mutation was identified in a large Swiss family with Parkinson’s disease, using advanced DNA sequencing technology.

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15-Jul-2011 12:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 578711

Natural Chemical Found In Grapes May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease by Decreasing Neurotoxins in the Brain

Mount Sinai Health System

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that grape seed polyphenols—a natural antioxidant—may help prevent the development or delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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15-Jul-2011 9:50 AM EDT
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    13-Jul-2011 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 578387

Keeping up Your Overall Health May Keep Dementia Away

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Improving and maintaining health factors not traditionally associated with dementia, such as denture fit, vision and hearing, may lower a person’s risk for developing dementia, according to a new study published in the July 13, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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5-Jul-2011 2:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 578626

Researchers Connect Gene to Alzheimer’s Precondition

Cornell University

Connecting a human gene to the risk of developing the Alzheimer’s precondition known as Mild Cognitive Impairment has been somewhat of a holy grail for scientists, but a team led by researchers from Cornell University has ended the quest.

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13-Jul-2011 1:35 PM EDT

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