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ShangPharma Innovation and SRI International Announce Drug Discovery ...
MENLO PARK, Calif: ShangPharma Innovation Inc. (SPII) and SRI International today announced a strategic collaboration to accelerate the development of innovative pharmaceuticals targeting neuroinflammation as a treatment for Alzheimer's and other diseases.

Cure Alzheimer's Fund Dedicating USD 500,000 Research Effort in ...
WELLESLEY, Mass: Cure Alzheimer's Fund announced that it is dedicating USD 500,000 to a research effort in the memory of the late Trish Vradenburg, co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimer's, who passed away in April.

Alzheimer Europe: Five-country Survey of Carers Highlights Continuing ...
BERLIN: At the 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Berlin, Prof. Bob Woods (Bangor University, Wales, United Kingdom) presented the top line results of a five-country survey on the experience of 1,409 carers of a diagnosis of dementia. Amongst the key reported findings

This cognition-enhancing drug may be most effective for Alzheimer's
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 30 : A team of researchers has recently suggested that a drug - donepezil - is most likely to enhance concentration, memory, alertness and moods in patients with Alzheimer's dementia.

Austin Photographer Carmen Buck Preserves Alzheimer's Families' ...
AUSTIN, Texas: Many families have no suitable photographs of their loved ones who have Alzheimer's. They don't realize honoring ordinary moments with compassionate photography is an important part of their parent's journey.

Axovant Announces Negative Topline Results of Intepirdine Phase 3 ...
BASEL, Switzerland: Axovant Sciences (NASDAQ: AXON) today announced that the Phase 3 MINDSET clinical trial of its investigational drug intepirdine in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) who were receiving background donepezil therapy did not meet its co-primary efficacy ...

5 Things You Should Know About the 'Big D' and Why You Need to Share ...
WARRINGTON, England: Dementia has been described as a global health 'ticking time bomb' by world-leading experts.

Diverse Hispanic communities in New York City need information and ...
NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2017 : In honor of Hispanic Heritage month September 15th - October 15th, the Alzheimer's Association- New York City Chapter is highlighting free resources and local programs available in both Spanish and English.

ProMIS Neurosciences Announces Successful Humanization of Lead ...
TORONTO and CAMBRIDGE, MA, Sept. 23, 2017 : ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc., a company focused on discovery and development of precision treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced the successful humanization of its lead product candidate for Alzheimer's disease (AD), PMN310, a monoclonal ...

World Alzheimer's Day: Forgetfulness could be dangerous
New Delhi , Sep 21 : Alzheimer's disease causes the slow progressive neurological disorder which impacts the memory and other cognitive mental functions like thinking and reasoning skills.

World Alzheimer's Day: Alzheimer's burden on women
New Delhi , Sep 21 : How would you feel if you wake up one day and find yourself surrounded by strangers, all of whom claim to be your family?

Alzheimer's Disease: Myths and Facts
New Delhi , Sep 21 : More than four million people in India are afflicted with some form of dementia, with Alzheimer's being the most common cause.

Suffering from Alzheimer's Disease? You may be a patient of Type 3 ...
New Delhi , Sep 21 : According to statistics, about 3.7 million people in India suffer from Alzheimer's disease and this is likely to double by 2030.

Connected Living Teams Up with UsAgainstAlzheimer's, Sodexo and other ...
QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 18, 2017 : In recognition of World Alzheimer's Day, Connected Living, a provider of social networking services to families and senior citizens, announced today that it has pledged to donate 15 percent of all proceeds from their app services to UsAgainstAlzheimer's (UsA2), an ...

New non-invasive test can accurately tell if you're at Alzheimer's ...
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 7 : A team of researchers has analysed blood samples to create a novel and non-invasive way of helping to diagnose Alzheimer's disease and distinguishing between different types of neurodegenerative disorders.

Alzheimer's Learning Day Gives Millennials a Chance to Step Up
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 5, 2017 : An estimated 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, a number that is expected to rise as high as 16 million by 2050.i As the number of Americans living with Alzheimer's increases, so too does the need for both professional and family caregivers.

New Antibodies Target Structures Shared by Proteins Thought to Worsen ...
NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2017 : A new kind of antibody targets a feature shared by proteins thought to cause the most damage in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and related conditions, creating potential for a unified treatment approach.

Eye test may predict Alzheimer's risk 20 years before symptoms emerge
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 : Good news! Now an eye test can predict Alzheimer's disease two decades prior to symptoms emergence, claims a new study.

Vitality Publishes Guide Detailing Early Signs of Dementia
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 10, 2017 : Vitality Senior Living, a Nashville-based senior living provider committed to empowering successful aging through engagement and innovation, announced today it is publishing a guide to help families recognize symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in ...

Antidepressant use ups Alzheimer's sufferers' head injury risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 10 : A recent study has linked antidepressant use with an increased risk of head injuries and traumatic brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's disease.

Country singer Glen Campbell dies at 81 after Alzheimer's battle
New Delhi , Aug 9 : Country music fans are mourning the loss of a legend as Glen Campbell, who sold more than 45 million records during his career that spanned over 50 years and topped the country singles chart 12 times, has dies at the age of 81.

Potential Blockbuster Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease Stands Out ...
NEW YORK, July 25, 2017 : Changes in public opinion regarding cannabis have greatly fueled the fire blazing under the red-hot state-legalized marijuana market.

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 Research ...
LONDON, July 20, 2017 : New research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) deepen our understanding of the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and highlight the potential to prevent cognitive decline through lifestyle ...

The Lancet Commission: One Third of Dementia May Be Preventable
LONDON, July 20, 2017 : In a report presented today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) in London, The Lancet International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care reported that more than one third of global dementia cases may be preventable ...

International Conference 2017 Focus On Lifestyle, Risk Reduction, ...
LONDON, July 20, 2017 : New research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) deepen our understanding of the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and highlight the potential to prevent cognitive decline through lifestyle ...

Rosalind Franklin University receives NIH funding for breakthrough ...
NORTH CHICAGO, Illinois, July 19, 2017 : A USD 2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help researchers at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science study how to replace neurons lost through stroke, traumatic brain and spinal injury and brain diseases ...

Your poor sleep may increase risk of Alzheimer's: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], July 19 : Beware! Breathing problems during sleep may be a signal of an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease, warns a study.

Cure Alzheimer's Fund Receives USD 900,000 Donation from the Edward ...
WELLESLEY, Mass., July 18, 2017 : Cure Alzheimer's Fund, a non-profit dedicated to funding the most promising research to prevent, slow or reverse Alzheimer's disease, announced today that it has received a USD 900,000 donation from the Edward and Mary Lord Foundation. This is the Lord Foundation's ...

Can Treating Sleep Problems Lower Dementia Risk?
LONDON, July 18, 2017: Several new research analyses reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) in London found significant associations between sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and the accumulation of biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease.

AXON's Tau Vaccine Has Completed Phase II Enrolment in Alzheimer's
LONDON, July 17, 2017 : AXON Neuroscience, as a leader in tau research took one further step, completing recruitment for its phase II clinical trial in Alzheimer's Disease.