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Breakthrough Prize for Alzheimer's Disease 2016

Breakthrough Prize for Alzheimer’s Disease 2016

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator

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Breakthrough Prize given for Alzheimer’s research

By Tim Sandle     http://www.digitaljournal.com/life/health/breakthrough-prize-given-for-alzheimer-s-research/article/456063#ixzz3zPvvGP48

Since 2013 an annual prize has been awarded for the most significant breakthrough in research major sciences. 232 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

Tau and IGF1 in Alzheimer's Disease

Tau and IGF1 in Alzheimer’s Disease

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator

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TAU links growth factor to development of Alzheimer’s disease

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The mechanisms underlying the stability and plasticity of neural circuits in the hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for spatial memory and the memory of everyday facts and events, has been a major focus of study in the field of neuroscience. 828 more words

Curation

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Living with a spouse in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease isn’t all bad.

Someone rang the front door while I was getting changed after work on Thursday. 118 more words

Dementia

How Strong Friendships Defy Dementia by Marcus Harrison Green 

Marcus Harrison Green posted Jan 06, 2016

Paul and Alice Padilla, at left, during a recent Momentia walk through Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Alice, 63, was diagnosed with dementia two years ago. 577 more words

Dementia Care

Alzheimer's disease vs. common Aging: Knowing the difference

Alzheimer’s disease is becoming more and more common among seniors. In fact, in 2011, over 747,000 Canadians were living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Although almost 40 per cent of people over the age of 65 experience some form of memory loss, Alzheimer’s and other dementias are not a normal part of aging. 187 more words

Community

Sigma Kappa Foundation raises $1 million

Sigma Kappa has raised $1 million for the lead gift to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Women’s Research Initiative.  In spring of 2014, Sigma Kappa committed to provide this gift in five years. 142 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

Well now, what's new?

Gosh it feels like ages since I have written and posted anything.  I am quite busy these days and need to get some time to sit and read, and also write. 1,049 more words

My Alzheimer's Journal