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Archive for March, 2011


Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and diabetes mellitus: Unfolding amyloid secrets

Scientists have made a fundamental step in the search for therapies for amyloid-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and diabetes mellitus. By pinpointing the reaction that kick-starts the formation of amyloid fibers, scientists can now seek to further understand how these fibrils develop and cause disease. ScienceDaily: Dementia News

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Families can get help for Alzheimer’s, dementia

Families can get help for Alzheimer’s, dementia Peace United Methodist Church of Louisville will sponsor a series of weekly study/support group meetings for families affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Read more on The Canton Repository ‘Drugs to the brain’ breakthrough A new way of delivering drugs to the brain has been developed by scientists [...]

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Resveratrol can provide resistance before and after hazardous radiation exposure

Resveratrol can provide resistance before and after hazardous radiation exposure Clinical studies of Resveratrol–recognized for its proven role in activating the longevity gene to inhibit age-related diseases–have shown that its antioxidant power provides resistance before and after exposure to hazardous radiation. Read more on News-Medical-Net

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Study of nutrition, Alzheimer’s links hampered by research approach

Research is trying to determine whether Alzheimer’s disease might be slowed or prevented with nutritional approaches, but a new study suggests those efforts could be improved by use of nutrient “biomarkers” to objectively assess the nutrient status of elderly people at risk for dementia. ScienceDaily: Dementia News

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Metabolic syndrome linked to memory loss in older people

Older people with larger waistlines, high blood pressure and other risk factors that make up metabolic syndrome may be at a higher risk for memory loss, according to a new study. ScienceDaily: Dementia News

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New method delivers Alzheimer’s drug to the brain

New method delivers Alzheimer’s drug to the brain (PhysOrg.com) — Oxford University scientists have developed a new method for delivering complex drugs directly to the brain, a necessary step for treating diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Motor Neuron Disease and Muscular Dystrophy. Read more on PhysOrg Neuroscience Discovery May Have A Bearing On Alzheimer’s Disease, Autism [...]

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Second member in Alzheimer’s toxic duo identified

Armed with new evidence, scientists hope to disrupt signals that turn on target genes in Alzheimer’s disease. ScienceDaily: Dementia News

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Use of atypical antipsychotics in treatment of dementia declined after FDA warning

A warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration regarding the use of atypical antipsychotics for the treatment of dementia was associated with a significant decline in the use of these medications for treating dementia symptoms in elderly patients, according to a new study. ScienceDaily: Dementia News

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Atlantic Neuroscience Institute at Overlook, Summit, offers spring activities for people affected by Parkinson’s and …

Atlantic Neuroscience Institute at Overlook, Summit, offers spring activities for people affected by Parkinson’s and … SUMMIT — This spring, people affected by Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease will have a chance to sample the services and resources of The Atlantic Neuroscience Institute’s new Wellness and Support Program. The Wellness and Support program offers a [...]

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Aging: Understanding hippocampal sclerosis

Researchers are breaking new ground in the ongoing project of identifying and defining those diseases most likely to affect an aged population. New research deals with the little-understood but serious condition hippocampal sclerosis. ScienceDaily: Dementia News

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