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New Drug Alzhemed Stops Alzheimer's In Tracks by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:55am The drug -- called Alzhemed -- attacks Amyloid Peptide - the molecule that causes Alzheimer's. Paul Aisen, M.D.: "I think it is tremendously significant." An early study showed Alzhemed stabilized the disease in nearly half of patients. Now, more than 1,000 are being followed. Source ABC7 Nearly five-million Americans are ... Read on »
New Drug Alzhemed Stops Alzheimer's In Tracks by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 21 Feb 2007 12:00am The drug -- called Alzhemed -- attacks Amyloid Peptide - the molecule that causes Alzheimer's. Paul Aisen, M.D.: "I think it is tremendously significant." An early study showed Alzhemed stabilized the disease in nearly half of patients. Now, more than 1,000 are being followed. Source ABC7 Nearly five-million Americans are ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Association to Offer Comfort Zone, a web-based application that tracks the position of Alzheimer's patients by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 10:03pm One of the most widespread and potentially dangerous behaviors for persons with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia is the tendency to wander. As many as 60% of Americans affected by Alzheimer’s wander at some point, and are often unable to return safely without assistance. Nearly 70% of individuals that wander will do so repeatedly, and of th ... Read on »
Changes in Protein Critical to Alzheimer's Disease Being Tracked by Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 14 Oct 2008 4:48am Hour-by-hour changes in the amount of amyloid beta protein that is believed to play a critical role in Alzheimer's disease have been described by an international team of scientists. The new study contradicted the expectations of researchers, who were hoping to learn why brain injury is linked to higher risk of Alzheimer's disease, as t ... Read on »
Fluorescent Scans May Have Potential to Track Alzheimer's Progression by Medline Plus Posted Wed 18 Sep 2013 12:00pm Doctors would gain ability to monitor ongoing brain changes, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease Read on »
Tracking Wandering Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted Sun 30 Oct 2011 10:12pm Posted on | October 27, 2011 | The Challenge: 5 million Americans suffer with Alzheimer’s Disease. Boomer influx will soon magnify this to around 20 million. 60% at some point in the course of the disease (usually early when they are still living independently) wander off and get lost. Those not found within 24 hours r ... Read on »
Tracking decline in the brain from the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 16 Sep 2010 11:24am Inter­est­ing arti­cle on The Dana Foundation website on how to monitor cognitive decline in the brain in the very early stages of Alzheimer’s: Functional MRI May Be Useful for Monitoring Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (Dana Foundation) Alzheimer’s researchers have long wanted to find better ways not only to diagnose the disease but ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Enters Next Phase of Research by Medline Plus Posted Fri 22 Oct 2010 7:45am The National Institutes of Health is expanding the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), a groundbreaking study that will recruit hundreds of new volunteers to help define the subtle changes that may take place in the brains of older people many years before overt symptom ... Read on »
P7C3 and A20 - new roads to Alzheimer's treatment? by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 11 Jul 2010 2:14pm                             Much of the scientific research into Alzheimer's disease focuses on breaking down the sticky protein that clogs the brain, damaging and killing cells and most existing drugs are not a cure as they cannot repair dead tissue. But I read in the Daily Mail (Health section) that P7C3, a new, single daily ... Read on »
My Alzheimer's Patient Makes Me Smile and Makes Me Feel Happy by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Dec 2011 11:25am I am not "ruing the day" and there is no heartache or stomach ache. Now a days, I look forward to hearing Dotty say, YouWho, I am awake you know. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Dotty and the Georgia Bulldog It wasn't always this way. In fact, when I first started caring for Dotty it was horrific. ... Read on »