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- Life purpose could stave off Alzheimer's. Bakshis, Brett // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Apr2010, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p6
The article presents a study which shows that people who set goals and view life with a sense of purpose are less likely to develop dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
- BRAIN BULLETIN : ALZHEIMER'S PROGRESSION SLOWS AFTER 80. // Mind, Mood & Memory;Oct2012, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p1
The article focuses on a research on Alzheimer's disease (AD) published in the August 2, 2012 online issue of the journal "PLoS One," which suggests that the disease may be less aggressive in people older than 80 years.
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Road block as a new strategy for the treatment of Alzheimer's. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/12/2011, Vol. 21, p482
The article reports on a study by Wim Annaert and colleagues which discovered the two main agents involved in the inception of Alzheimer's disease follow a different path through the brain cells.
- RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE DISTRIBUTION OF MICROGLIAL ACTIVATION, AMYLOID PLAQUE LOAD AND CEREBRAL GLUCOSE METABOLISM IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (AD): AN 11C-PK11195, 18F-FDG AND 11C-PIB PET STUDY. Edison, P.; Archer, J.; Fox, N.; Brooks, D. // Age & Ageing;Jan2008 Supplement 1, Vol. 37, p46
The article presents a study which assessed the association of the distribution of microglial activation, amyloid plaque load, and cerebral glucose metabolism with Alzheimer's Disease (AD). An 18F-FDG PET with online arterial sampling was conducted along with region of interest (ROI) analysis...
- Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center Introduces Awareness Series in Tribune. // Tennessee Tribune;12/19/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 51, p1A
The article discusses the Awareness Series art research conducted by the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer's Center (VMAC) in Tennessee which examines on the causes, preventions and treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related disorders.
- Satoris research finds 'voiceprint' that may lead to AD diagnostic. // Medical Technology & Devices Week;10/29/2007, Vol. 5 Issue 43, p1
The article discusses a study of a diagnostic test for Alzheimer's disease (AD). A team of researchers at Satori has reported the identification of a group of cell-signaling proteins found in blood that serve as a unique voiceprint that can be used to diagnose AD. Using so-called signal...
- Benzodiazepines: higher risk of AD in Canadian elderly? // Reactions Weekly;Sep2014, Vol. 1519 Issue 1, p11
The articel discusses the case-control study by Canadian and French researchers which revealed that using benzodiazepine is correlated with an increased risk for developing Alzheimer's disease in older Canadians.
- From Cognitive Neuroscience to Geriatric Neuropsychology: What Do Current Conceptualizations of the Action Error Handling Process Mean for Older Adults? Bettcher, Brianne Magouirk; Giovannetti, Tania // Neuropsychology Review;Mar2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p64
The fields of cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology have contributed an extensive corpus of research to the study of error monitoring processes in younger adults; however, less is known about error handling in older adults. This paper highlights current conceptualizations of error detection...
- RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY. // MondayMorning;7/19/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 27, p4
The article offers news briefs related to research on Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease can be detected during a brain scan with the use of a radioactive dye developed by Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. A study revealed reduction in memory loss of patients suffering from mild dementia or...