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ApoE4 gene linked with chronic inflammation increases risk for Alzheimer's disease

8 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

While it is widely shown that possessing the ApoE4 gene is the major genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease, not all ApoE4 carriers develop AD.
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Does herpes cause Alzheimer's?

8 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Herpes is the dreaded 'gift that keeps on giving'. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer's disease risk...
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Adding Radium-223 to Abiraterone No Help in Prostate Ca

19 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

More fractures, deaths in patients with mCRPC and bone mets
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Cataract surgery with traumatic zonular loss

20 hours ago   |   Healio

The patient is a relatively young construction worker who sustained a blunt traumatic ocular injury that was fortunately nonpenetrating. This resulted in the development of a...
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Cataract Surgery, Hearing Aid May Boost the Aging Brain

23 hours ago   |   MedicineNet   |   2 articles

Title: Cataract Surgery, Hearing Aid May Boost the Aging Brain Category: Health News Created: 10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
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Language Barrier Means Millions Of Elderly - Like My Grandmother - Lack Access To Alzheimer's Trials

1 day ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

Although volunteers for Alzheimer's research are desperately needed, so many patients - mainly Spanish speakers - face a language barrier.
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The $20 Anti-Aging Product Amazon Reviewers Swear By

1 day ago   |   Health

It's normal for frown lines to get deeper and more prominent as you age. Whether they pop up between your eyebrows, above your forehead, or around your eyes, these lines are...
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Distinguishing fatal prostate cancer from 'manageable' cancer now possible

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have found a way of distinguishing between fatal prostate cancer and manageable cancer, which could reduce unnecessary surgeries and radiotherapy.
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More Evidence Herpes Virus Strongly Tied to Alzheimer's

1 day ago   |   Medscape

New epidemiologic studies suggest a causal relationship between the herpes virus and Alzheimer's, as the involvement of the immunology system in the disease becomes a 'hot'...
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Infection Rates Stable with Rituximab

1 day ago   |   MedPage Today

No increase with additional courses of treatment
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Half of Alzheimer's cases may be caused by the herpes virus

Half of Alzheimer's cases may be caused by the herpes virus

Professor Ruth Itzhaki, of Manchester University, claims the virus causes similar protein deposits in the brain to the characteristic plaques of Alzheimer's. Read more ...

Why some with the 'Alzheimer's gene' do NOT develop the disease

Why some with the 'Alzheimer's gene' do NOT develop the disease

The ApoE4 gene increases the risk of Alzheimer's, but has also been detected in people who never develop neurodegenerative disease. Boston University has a theory as to why. Read more ...

World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on 20th October every year by the International Osteoporosis Foundation to raise awareness on ways to prevent osteoporosis and other... Read more ...

Does herpes cause Alzheimer's?

Herpes is the dreaded 'gift that keeps on giving'. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer's disease risk... Read more ...

Adding Radium-223 to Abiraterone No Help in Prostate Ca

More fractures, deaths in patients with mCRPC and bone mets Read more ...

Cataract surgery with traumatic zonular loss

The patient is a relatively young construction worker who sustained a blunt traumatic ocular injury that was fortunately nonpenetrating. This resulted in the development of a... Read more ...

Language Barrier Means Millions Of Elderly - Like My Grandmother - Lack...

Although volunteers for Alzheimer's research are desperately needed, so many patients - mainly Spanish speakers - face a language barrier. Read more ...

The $20 Anti-Aging Product Amazon Reviewers Swear By

It's normal for frown lines to get deeper and more prominent as you age. Whether they pop up between your eyebrows, above your forehead, or around your eyes, these lines are... Read more ...

Distinguishing fatal prostate cancer from 'manageable' cancer now possible

Scientists have found a way of distinguishing between fatal prostate cancer and manageable cancer, which could reduce unnecessary surgeries and radiotherapy. Read more ...

More Evidence Herpes Virus Strongly Tied to Alzheimer's

New epidemiologic studies suggest a causal relationship between the herpes virus and Alzheimer's, as the involvement of the immunology system in the disease becomes a 'hot'... Read more ...