The benefits of apolipoprotein E Îµ4 screening to research
- Selecting and Extracting Effective Features for Automated Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. Dessouky, Mohamed M.; Elrashidy, Mohamed A.; Taha, Taha E.; Abdelkader, Hatem M. // International Journal of Computer Applications;Nov2013, Vol. 81, p17
In this paper, a Computer Aided Diagnosis (CAD) system is proposed to provide a comprehensive analytic method for extracting the most significant features of Alzheimer's disease (AD). It consists of three stages: feature selection, feature extraction, and classification. This proposal selects...
- Bridging Integrator 1 (BIN1) Genotype Effects on Working Memory, Hippocampal Volume, and Functional Connectivity in Young Healthy Individuals. Zhang, Xiaolong; Yu, Jin-Tai; Li, Jin; Wang, Chao; Tan, Lan; Liu, Bing; Jiang, Tianzi // Neuropsychopharmacology;Jun2015, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p1794
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia and exhibits a considerable level of heritability. The bridging integrator 1 (BIN1) gene has recently been identified in several large genome-wide association studies (GWAS) as the second most important risk locus for AD following...
- Linda Avey on an Alzheimer's Brainstorm. DAVIES, KEVIN // Bio-IT World;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p7
The article focuses on the establishment of the Brainstorm Research Foundation by 23andMe co-founder Linda Avey. The foundation got its name from a conversation with her husband about naming it and emphasizes on Alzheimer's disease (AD). She admits that she and her husband are at risk to AD...
- Untangling the mystery of Alzheimer's disease. Pratt, Timothy // South County Journal;2/29/2012, Vol. 57 Issue 9, pB2
The article discusses the two separate studies on Alzheimer's disease, which were published in the February 2, 2012 issue of the online medical journal "PloS One" and on February 9 issue of "Science."
- Earlier Memory Loss Tied to Cardiovascular Risks & Alzheimer's Gene. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/5/2011, p592
The article presents results of the study headed by Richard Caselli of Mayo Clinic that investigates the correlation of memory loss and Alzheimer's and cardiovascular risk genes in Scottsdale, Arizona. Researchers found that about one in every four people have apolipoprotein E (APOE), a gene...
- Dementia and Alzheimer's disease. // Kalihwisaks;11/26/2014, p8A
The article offers information on Dementia which is a neurological disorder caused by medication, nutritional deficiencies, and depression and research on Alzheimer's disease by the Wisconsin Alzheimer's disease Research Center to find a cure and the possibility of prevention.
- Apolipoprotein E allelotype is associated with neuropathological findings in Alzheimer's disease. Kumar, Neena; Liestøl, Knut; Løberg, Else; Reims, Henrik; Mæhlen, Jan // Virchows Archiv;Aug2015, Vol. 467 Issue 2, p225
In a consecutive hospital-based autopsy series, we examined the relationship between apolipoprotein E (apoE) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) and investigated the clinicopathological relationship in AD. The study population included 99 patients (mean age 81 years) with AD-related neuropathological...
- The less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age, suggests new study. // Healthy Years;Nov2014, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p2
The article reports that brains of adults age 55 years and older are more likely to age faster and develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease if they get less than seven hours of sleep a night, according to a study from Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore.
- VIEW ON WASHINGTON. Stoil, Michael J. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Oct2000, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p8
Focuses on the efforts of the United States government to study Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Details on the annual meeting conducted by the American Psychological Association in August 2000; Topics discussed in the meeting; Emphasis made by speaker Neil Charness on the importance...