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Bill Gates just furthered his Alzheimer's Disease advocacy with a $30 million push to encourage early diagnostics for the illness

BILL GATES JUST FURTHERED HIS ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ADVOCACY WITH A $30 MILLION PUSH TO ENCOURAGE EARLY DIAGNOSTICS FOR THE ILLNESS

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Microsoft cofounder and Estee Lauder chairman emeritus Leonard Lauder said they will donate $30 million over...

Not Your Grandpa's Weed: 6 Ways CBD Oil Supports Your Health

NOT YOUR GRANDPA'S WEED: 6 WAYS CBD OIL SUPPORTS YOUR HEALTH

Pot, weed, grass, call it what you will, ‘cannabis' is having a moment, and with good reason: it's an amazing plant that is, at last,...

 
 
 
Blood pressure linked to Alzheimer's: Higher than average reading raises risk by 46%, study warns

BLOOD PRESSURE LINKED TO ALZHEIMER'S: HIGHER THAN AVERAGE READING RAISES RISK BY 46%, STUDY WARNS

Scientists from Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center in Chicago found a link between high blood pressure and brain tangles, but taking blood...

Does canola oil cause dementia?

DOES CANOLA OIL CAUSE DEMENTIA?

“Alzheimer's symptoms worsened by canola oil-and it could cause onset of dementia, scientists warn,” ran Newsweek 's headline in December...

 
 
 
Weekend Link Love - Edition 511

WEEKEND LINK LOVE - EDITION 511

Research of the Week Open workspaces impair collaboration, cause workers to “withdraw” from face-to-face social contact . Skinny-fat...

Biogen, Eisai Claim Success in New Analysis of Failed Alzheimer's Study

BIOGEN, EISAI CLAIM SUCCESS IN NEW ANALYSIS OF FAILED ALZHEIMER'S STUDY

Biogen and Eisai are reporting encouraging data from a mid-stage study in Alzheimer's disease, reviving hopes for a drug and an approach...

 
 
 

BIOGEN AND EISAI'S PREVIOUSLY BLEAK ALZHEIMER'S STUDY COMES BACK WITH POSITIVE RESULTS

A phase 2 Alzheimer's trial-once nearly consigned to the heap of disappointing attempts against the disease-has re-emerged with new...

Biogen is skyrocketing after its Alzheimer's drug delivers positive results

BIOGEN IS SKYROCKETING AFTER ITS ALZHEIMER'S DRUG DELIVERS POSITIVE RESULTS

Biogen is surging almost 15% Friday morning. The company's final analysis of its Alzheimer's drug, BAN2401, was positive. Patients...

 
 
 
What Causes Alzheimer's Disease may Protect from Herpes Infection

WHAT CAUSES ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE MAY PROTECT FROM HERPES INFECTION

Amyloid beta protein protects the brain from herpes infection by entrapping viral particles, research at the Massachusetts General...

"Demo in Austin 2018 3" -- Sold

"DEMO IN AUSTIN 2018 3" -- SOLD

When I post my painting, I write spontaneously what is in my mind. However recently my mind is blank. I feel I start to have Alzheimer's....

 
 
 
FDA Modernizes Approach to Alzheimer's Research

FDA MODERNIZES APPROACH TO ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH

Alzheimer's disease is a complicated disease that is difficult to treat symptoms of once it has progressed to later stages of the disease....

Lundbeck Reaches Across Atlantic, Picks Dunshire for CEO Post

LUNDBECK REACHES ACROSS ATLANTIC, PICKS DUNSHIRE FOR CEO POST

Deborah Dunsire, a veteran of Boston's biotech scene, is taking off. Specifically, she's taking the top job at Danish pharma firm Lundbeck,...

 
 
 
Big Data Reveals New Alzheimer's Risk Genes

BIG DATA REVEALS NEW ALZHEIMER'S RISK GENES

A trio of genes have been newly identified to have a link to Alzheimer's Disease and the chance of an individual contracting the cognitive...

91-year-old man with Alzheimer's goes missing in Newton

91-YEAR-OLD MAN WITH ALZHEIMER'S GOES MISSING IN NEWTON

A 91-year-old man has gone missing and his disappearance has police concerned.

 
 
 
Denver Broncos owner's wife, Annabel Bowlen, announces Alzheimer's diagnosis

DENVER BRONCOS OWNER'S WIFE, ANNABEL BOWLEN, ANNOUNCES ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS

Annabel Bowlen, the wife of Denver Broncos majority owner Pat Bowlen, announced Wednesday that she was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's...

Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Disease Treatment with Iron-modifying Drugs Revealed

BREAKTHROUGH IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE TREATMENT WITH IRON-MODIFYING DRUGS REVEALED

Breakthrough in description of metals present in brain that may cause progression of Alzheimer's disease will lead to metal-modifying...

 
 
 
Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

COULD HERPES VIRUS PLAY A ROLE IN ALZHEIMER'S?

Human herpes virus 6 and 7 were found in Alzheimer's-affected brains at levels up to twice as high as in those without Alzheimer's,...

Herpes strains 90% of us have are 'abundant' in Alzheimer's patients

HERPES STRAINS 90% OF US HAVE ARE 'ABUNDANT' IN ALZHEIMER'S PATIENTS

Two strains of the herpes virus that some 90 percent of us pick up as children may disrupt the human genes that raise risks for Alzheimer's...

 
 
 
Deep Brain Stimulation may Benefit Older Alzheimer's Disease Patients

DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION MAY BENEFIT OLDER ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PATIENTS

Deep brain stimulation of the fornix shows promise for patients with mild Alzheimer's disease who are over 65years old. This helps...

Screening for Cognitive Impairment by Model Assisted Cerebral Blood Flow Estimation

SCREENING FOR COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT BY MODEL ASSISTED CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW ESTIMATION

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive and debilitating neurodegenerative disease; one in ten people aged 65 and older have it. As there...