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Gene May Help Identify Risk of Alzheimer’s in African Americans

Regional Association Plot of the ABCA7 Region (±100 Kilobases) in the African American Sample and the White Sample Described in Naj et al5 Based on the GRCh37/hg19 Genome Build (Image Credit: JAMA)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida participated in a nationwide study that found minor differences between genes Continue reading “Gene May Help Identify Risk of Alzheimer’s in African Americans” »  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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Genetic anomaly linked to Alzheimer’s disease

A common genetic abnormality predisposes one to Alzheimer’s, a new study has shown. Continue reading “Genetic anomaly linked to Alzheimer’s disease” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
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First ever Alzheimer’s diagnosis validated

More than a century after Alois Alzheimer identified dementia, researchers have Continue reading “First ever Alzheimer’s diagnosis validated” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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High-carb diets tend to raise Alzheimer’s risk

Seniors gorging on a carb rich diet are four times more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment — an early warning of Alzheimer’s disease, shows a new research. The research from the prestigious More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Shoes with in-built GPS to help Alzheimer’s patients

Shoes fitted with a miniature GPS system to locate Alzheimer’s patients Continue reading “Shoes with in-built GPS to help Alzheimer’s patients” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, October 12th, 2012
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Drinking mineral water can prevent Alzheimer’s

Drinking a litre of mineral water every day can prevent and even reverse the devastating Continue reading “Drinking mineral water can prevent Alzheimer’s” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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How caffeine intake may help cut Alzheimer’s risk

Caffeine consumption has been linked to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease in recent studies. Continue reading “How caffeine intake may help cut Alzheimer’s risk” »  More...

Reconstruction of granule neurons (left). Granule neurons are estimated to account for 80% of dentate gyrus neurons. By contrast, pyramidal neurons are the most common neurons in the entorhinal cortex. Pyramidal neurons are the group most at risk from lesion in Alzheimer's disease. Photo: Facultad de Informática, UPM.
By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Computational intelligence opens up new avenues in Alzheimer’s research

Research has compared gene expression levels in regions Continue reading “Computational intelligence opens up new avenues in Alzheimer’s research” »  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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More Indians falling pray to Alzheimer’s disease

With an increasing elderly population falling prey to it, Alzheimer’s disease, a kind of dementia, stands as one Continue reading “More Indians falling pray to Alzheimer’s disease” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 24th, 2012
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Alzheimer’s takes more rapid toll on women than men

A study has found that women suffering from Alzheimer’s deteriorate faster than men – even when both are apparently at the same stage of the disease Continue reading “Alzheimer’s takes more rapid toll More...