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Article ID: 704417

Potential Breakthrough for Dementia Treatment - IntraBio Announces Clinical Results for Lewy Body Dementia

IntraBio

Clinical Studies in Patients using IB1000s with Lewy Body Dementia and Fronto-Temporal Dementia Showed Marked Improvement in Quality of Life, Cognition, Mobility, Speech, and a Disease-Modifying Effect

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26-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704478

Could "silent seizures" worsen the course of Alzheimer's disease?

International League Against Epilepsy

Though Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy have long been considered separate conditions, research is suggesting they could be related in certain ways. ILAE talks with Dr. Andrew Cole, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Epilepsy Service and professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School.

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27-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704382

Lung Disease in Middle Age May Be a Risk Factor for Dementia Later in Life

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Middle-aged adults with lung disease may be at greater risk of developing dementia or cognitive impairment later in life, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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26-Nov-2018 3:00 PM EST
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    21-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704247

Orange Juice, Leafy Greens and Berries May Be Tied to Decreased Memory Loss in Men

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Eating leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables and berry fruits, and drinking orange juice may be associated with a lower risk of memory loss over time in men, according to a study published in the November 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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19-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704322

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Advises Consumers: Be Informed before Using an At-Home Genetic Testing Kit this Holiday Season

Alzheimer's Foundation of America

With the growing popularity of at-home genetic testing kits as holiday gifts, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is advising consumers about what to know before taking a genetic test to learn health information.

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21-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704287

Never-before-seen DNA recombination in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have identified gene recombination in neurons that produces thousands of new gene variants within Alzheimer’s disease brains. The study, published today in Nature, reveals for the first time how the Alzheimer’s-linked gene, APP, is recombined by using the same type of enzyme found in HIV.

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20-Nov-2018 2:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 704285

Tulane professor receives NIH supplement for Alzheimer’s research

Tulane University

There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Alzheimers.org, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.

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20-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
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    20-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704095

DNA Vaccine Reduces Both Toxic Proteins Linked to Alzheimer’s

UT Southwestern Medical Center

A DNA vaccine tested in mice reduces accumulation of both types of toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to research that scientists say may pave the way to a clinical trial.

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15-Nov-2018 3:00 PM EST
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    20-Nov-2018 5:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704234

MRI scans shows promise in predicting dementia

Washington University in St. Louis

Doctors may one day be able to gauge a patient's risk of dementia with an MRI scan, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California San Francisco. Using a new technique for analyzing MRI data, researchers were able to predict who would experience cognitive decline with 89 percent accuracy.

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19-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704203

Research Focuses on a New Frontier in Circadian Rhythms

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

A new frontier in the science of circadian rhythms – whose disruption is linked to major diseases like cancer and diabetes – suggests a previously unknown mechanism at work in our daily biological cycle.

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19-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

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