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July 1, 2015

Novel Population Health Management Program Yields Major Health Improvement

June 16, 2015 — The Aging Brain Care Medical Home, a novel population health management program implemented in the homes of older adults achieves significant health improvement for individuals with depression and ... read more

Neuroscientist Leads Efforts to Detect, Treat Alzheimer's Disease and Other Forms of Dementia

June 15, 2015 — Every 67 seconds someone is the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia. Now, a prominent American neuroscientist is at the helm of cutting-edge research, screening ... read more

Molecular Modeling of Novel Potent Agents for Treating Alzheimer's Disease

June 11, 2015 — Researchers proposed novel agents for inhibiting the production of amyloid-beta (A?) peptides, which are involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease. Using state-of-the-art molecular ... read more

Cloud-Based Neuroimaging Analysis Could Aid Alzheimer's Diagnosis

June 8, 2015 — Alzheimer's disease remains a chronic, incurable neurodegenerative disease and a worldwide health concern. Equally as important as developing comprehensive diagnostic tests is finding a means of ... read more

Amyloid PET May Lead to Better Treatment for Alzheimer's Patients

June 8, 2015 — New research demonstrates that amyloid positron emission tomography (amyloid PET) scans of the brain provide clearer diagnosis and earlier, more effective treatment for Alzheimer's patients, ... read more

Alzheimer's Culprit Causes Memory Loss Even Before Brain Degeneration

May 29, 2015 — A brain protein believed to be a key component in the progress of dementia can cause memory loss in healthy brains even before physical signs of degeneration appear, according to new ... read more

Altered Pain Processing in Patients With Cognitive Impairment

May 29, 2015 — People with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment (CI) have altered responses to pain, with many conditions associated with increased pain sensitivity, concludes a new research ... read more

Molecules Involved in Alzheimer's Have a Role in Weakening of Connections Between Neurons

May 27, 2015 — Molecules that are strongly associated with Alzheimer's disease are important players in a process called long-term depression (LTD), researchers have discovered. LTD is a process through which ... read more

May 27, 2015 — Degeneration of the white matter of the brain may be an early marker of specific types of Alzheimer's disease (AD), including early-onset AD, according to results of a new ... read more

New Insights Could Result in Changes to the Therapeutic Strategy to Combat Alzheimer's, Reduce Animal Testing

May 26, 2015 — A typical characteristic of the brain of an Alzheimer sufferer is the presence of insoluble Tau protein aggregates. Scientists have demonstrated that the distribution of these aggregates through the ... read more

New Mechanism for Alzheimer's Disease Confirmed

May 22, 2015 — Decreased removal of toxic peptides in the brain causes the onset and first clinical signs of Alzheimer's disease, research suggests, rather than overproduction as has previously been assumed. ... read more

May 21, 2015 — Certain proteins may slow the devastating memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease, according to a groundbreaking new study. The researchers found evidence that an elevated presence of a protein ... read more

Dignity in Care: Improving Nutrition in People With Dementia

May 19, 2015 — Ensuring dignity in the care and wellbeing of those with dementia is a critical issue. New research has been investigating how to improve nutrition in people with dementia. New training and ... read more

Studies Examine Prevalence of Amyloid Among Adults; Link With Cognitive Impairment

May 19, 2015 — Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia, with a worldwide prevalence of about 25 million in 2010, expected to be doubled by 2030 because of increased life expectancy. The earliest ... read more

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Enhance Cognitive Flexibility in at-Risk Older Adults

May 19, 2015 — A study of older adults at risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease found that those who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids did better than their peers on tests of cognitive flexibility -- the ... read more

New Alzheimer's Drug to Enter Clinical Trials

May 18, 2015 — A new drug that may help to prevent the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease is to enter clinical trials. The number of people with dementia is steadily increasing. The most common cause of dementia ... read more

Repetitive Brain Injuries May Accelerate Aging, Dementia Risk

May 12, 2015 — Repetitive head injuries that occur during contact sports and military service may accelerate the aging process by increasing the build-up of beta-amyloid in the brain, leading to worse disease and ... read more

May 7, 2015 — The molecular structure of one of the proteins in the fine fibers of the brain plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found. This molecule, called amyloid beta-42, ... read more

'Tangles' Trigger Early-Stage Alzheimer's Abnormalities in Neocortical Networks

May 5, 2015 — A ground-breaking study has now, for the first time, characterized early-stage changes that occur inside individual, Alzheimer's-affected cells in the intact brain. Remarkably, the study ... read more

May 4, 2015 — A unique connection between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease has been uncovered by researchers, providing further evidence that a disease that robs people of their memories may be affected by ... read more

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