Tag archive for ‘Alzheimer’
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By insider On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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Clues to Alzheimer’s Found in Babies’ Brains

People who are genetically predisposed to Alzheimer’s disease may have differences in their brains that can be detected as early as infancy, a new study suggests. Researchers scanned the brains of 162 healthy More...

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By insider On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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New hope in Alzheimer’s treatment

DRUGS for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease before it even develops are being tested on patients for the first time. Scientists are conducting a clinical trial into two new medications to see whether giving More...

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By insider On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Alzheimer’s cure is close: Experts hail new drug breakthrough

A CURE for Alzheimer’s is moving closer with trials of breakthrough drugs that could halt the crippling effects of the disease. A research team in Switzerland has discovered how potent new compounds work More...

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By insider On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Alzheimer’s link to copper-rich food

A DIET packed with copper-rich foods – from red meat to shellfish – could trigger Alzheimer’s, warn scientists. New research reveals the metal appears to be a key factor in the onset and development of dementia. It More...

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By insider On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Experts discover 11 new ‘risk genes’ for Alzheimer’s Disease

A landmark study, the largest of its kind, has identified 11 new risk genes linked to the deadly brain disease. A number of these genes impact on the immune system, which researchers now know plays a crucial role More...

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By insider On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s today, with another person developing the disease every 68 seconds. By 2050, the number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease is expected More...

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By insider On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Alzheimer’s risk before symptoms: Do you want to know?

Anne Kolesar thought she had packed well for her biking trip last month in Pennsylvania’s “Grand Canyon,” with clothes for cold weather and snacks. But after driving about a hundred miles, she More...

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By insider On Monday, November 4th, 2013
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Alzheimer’s discovery could provide major breakthrough in fighting the disease

Experts believe the international report will significantly advance scientists’ knowledge of Alzheimer’s by throwing open new research avenues. Scientists have uncovered 11 new genes which are linked to Alzheimer’s More...

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By insider On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Major mid-life stress may raise Alzheimer’s risk

  Going through a major life crisis can have long-term consequences on your mental and physical health according to a new study, which found a link between major life stressors, like divorce, and developing More...

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By insider On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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Alzheimer’s brain scan detects tau protein

  Pioneering brain imaging that can detect the build-up of destructive proteins linked to Alzheimer’s has been developed by Japanese scientists. It could lead to new ways of diagnosing the condition More...