lunes, 22 de enero de 2018

Alzheimer's Disease - Jan 17, 2018 Edition

 January 17, 2018 
 Alzheimer's Disease 
 The latest Alzheimer's disease news from News Medical 
 The 36-Hour Day
The 36-Hour Day has been the "bible" for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease.
This book offers much-needed information and support to millions of people throughout the world.
Whether a person has Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia, or another form of dementia, he or she will struggle with independent living and most likely face medical, behavioral, mood, and legal and financial problems.
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 Pfizer to stop Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease researchPfizer to stop Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease research
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced its intention to stop research and development in areas including Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
 Gut-brain axis and neurodegenerative disordersGut-brain axis and neurodegenerative disorders
There is growing recognition within the medical and scientific communities of the link between the microbial composition of the intestines and the central nervous system. This is known as the “gut-brain axis” and encompasses bidirectional communication channels between the central nervous system, the enteric nervous system, and the endocrine system.
 Postcard from Sacramento: Alzheimer’s ‘looks like me, it looks like you’
Until last year, Jackie Coleman was a disability rights lawyer — a good one, too.
 Worsening of anxiety symptoms may be early indicator of Alzheimer's disease
Worsening of anxiety symptoms may be early indicator of Alzheimer's diseaseA new study suggests an association between elevated amyloid beta levels and the worsening of anxiety symptoms. The findings support the hypothesis that neuropsychiatric symptoms could represent the early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease in older adults.

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