Navigation Links
Alzheimer's progression tracked prior to dementia
Date:9/23/2013

icipants were classified as having cognitive impairments caused by conditions other than Alzheimer's (23 percent) or did not meet any of the proposed criteria (5 percent).

"A total of 31 percent of our participants had preclinical disease," said Fagan. "This percentage matches findings from autopsy studies of the brains of older individuals, which have shown that about 30 percent of people who were cognitively normal had preclinical Alzheimer's pathology in their brain."

Scientists believe the rate of cognitive decline increases as people move through the stages of preclinical Alzheimer's. The new data support this idea. Five years after their initial evaluation, 11 percent of the stage 1 group, 26 percent of the stage 2 group, and 52 percent of the stage 3 group had been diagnosed with symptomatic Alzheimer's.

Individuals with preclinical Alzheimer's disease were six times more likely to die over the next decade than older adults without preclinical Alzheimer's disease, but researchers don't know why.

"Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease might also be associated with other life-threatening illnesses," Fagan said. "It's also possible that the presence of Alzheimer's hampers the diagnosis and treatment of other conditions or contributes to health problems elsewhere in the body. We don't have enough data yet to say, but it's an issue we're continuing to investigate."


'/>"/>

Contact: Michael C. Purdy
purdym@wustl.edu
314-286-0122
Washington University School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Immunoglobulins Market to 2019 - Demand in Primary Immunodeficiency And CIDP Potentially Supplemented by Approval for Alzheimers Disease Available at ResearchMoz.us
2. Early Use of MS Drug May Cut Likelihood of Progression
3. RANK protein promotes the initiation, progression and metastasis of human breast cancer
4. Biosynthetic grape-derived compound prevents progression of Alzheimers disease in mice
5. Drug Widely Used to Treat MS May Not Slow Progression
6. Infection With 2 HIV Strains Slows Disease Progression
7. Tumor cells inner workings predict cancer progression
8. Wayne State research team finds possible clue to progression of MS
9. Alzheimers Progression Slower After 80: Study
10. New gene variants raise risk of neuroblastoma, influence tumor progression
11. Moffitt cancer center researchers find novel predictor for MDS progression risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... Stevin McNamara’s original approach to guitar music is ... music that has existed in India for centuries. Literally meaning ... scale or some fixed sequence of notes, but is considered ... appropriate time of day or season of the year — ... musician occurs, in its turn creating an unique “sound manifestation” ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Dotinga HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, ... achieving orgasms during sex with a regular partner, straight ... study suggests. Using surveys of single people, the Kinsey ... climax about 85 percent of the time during sex, while ... females placed third, achieving orgasm during about 63 percent of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. ... in treating respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a leading cause of ... major progress in being able to treat human RSV infections ... second only to influenza virus," said study author Dr. John ... College of Medicine in Memphis. "There is no ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) ... Prevalence Following Five Decades of Decline." This study, by ... Chapel Hill, USA, follows edentulism (tooth loss) over the ... losing teeth and requiring dentures. It is published in ... Dental Research ( JDR ). , The ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... According to the new report “Waterborne Coatings ... PTFE, PVDF, PVDC, & Others), by Application (Architectural, ... & Others) - Global Forecast to 2019” published ... estimated to reach $77,838.71 Million by 2019. , ... spread through 225 Slides and in-depth TOC on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Raga Cycle of Shakti Guitar Follows The Sun 2Health News:Raga Cycle of Shakti Guitar Follows The Sun 3Health News:Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms 2Health News:Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms 3Health News:New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants 2Health News:New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants 3Health News:Study shows steep decline in tooth loss, increase in socioeconomic disparities 2Health News:Waterborne Coatings Market worth $77,838.71 Million by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Waterborne Coatings Market worth $77,838.71 Million by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Waterborne Coatings Market worth $77,838.71 Million by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... Hospital investigators have identified childhood cancer survivors who ... in part due to the lifesaving bone marrow ... underscore the need for long-term monitoring and early ... additional health education, researchers said. Among the measures ...
... of a screening urine dipstick to diagnose chronic kidney ... confirm Penn State College of Medicine researchers, who validated ... urine dipsticks have routinely been performed on healthy children ... Sekhar, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics. "The AAP made ...
... of arthritis is greater for African Americans and Hispanics, ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report published ... . According to the Arthritis Foundation, these findings suggest ... strategies aimed at arthritis prevention and management, particularly among ...
... ... Zoernack and the Socially Responsible (SRI) Bullion Fund Deploy Equity Long/Short Strategy ... by buying companies with good bottom up fundamentals and sell closely related ... minimizing correlation to the overall markets. In this case, we go long ...
... ... Conference, taking place in Houston, TX April 19, 20 and 21, 2010. Interaction ... Practices" and Best Practices in Learning and Development at Kaiser Permanente. , ... Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April ...
... , ... launched its BodyTrace eScale and Website to the market. The world,s first GSM-enabled bathroom scale ... company,s web-scale and website represents a new milestone in Health 2.0 to promote the collaboration ... ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Research findings underscore needed action to safeguard lungs of young cancer survivors 2Health News:Research findings underscore needed action to safeguard lungs of young cancer survivors 3Health News:Routine screening for pediatric chronic kidney disease is not effective 2Health News:Minorities hit hardest by arthritis 2Health News:Steven Zoernack and The Bullion Fund Deploy Equity Long/Short Strategy with Apple (AAPL) and Research in Motion (RIMM) 2Health News:Steven Zoernack and The Bullion Fund Deploy Equity Long/Short Strategy with Apple (AAPL) and Research in Motion (RIMM) 3Health News:Steven Zoernack and The Bullion Fund Deploy Equity Long/Short Strategy with Apple (AAPL) and Research in Motion (RIMM) 4Health News:Steven Zoernack and The Bullion Fund Deploy Equity Long/Short Strategy with Apple (AAPL) and Research in Motion (RIMM) 5Health News:Steven Zoernack and The Bullion Fund Deploy Equity Long/Short Strategy with Apple (AAPL) and Research in Motion (RIMM) 6Health News:Interaction Associates to Sponsor HCI Talent Management for Health Care Conference 2Health News:Interaction Associates to Sponsor HCI Talent Management for Health Care Conference 3Health News:World's First GSM-Enabled Scale Gets Set for Launch to Help in Weight Loss 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... MISSION, Kan. , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ... Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) under its Common Security ... ScriptPro,s Enterprise Security and Privacy Manager, "We appreciate ... the level of commitment that this certification signifies. ... compliant." ABOUT THE CSF CERTIFICATION PROCESS: ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... N.Y. , Aug. 21, 2014  Henry Schein, Inc. ... health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health ... at two investor conferences in September: , September ... New York , NY at 12:50 p.m. ET , ... Conference in New York , NY at 1:25 ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014  The board of directors of VirtualScopics, ... of clinical trial imaging solutions, today announced that ... officer, effective immediately.  Mr. Groff has held the role ... joined VirtualScopics in January 2006 as an accounting manager ... "When the board of VirtualScopics asked Jim to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ScriptPro Achieves HITRUST Certification 2Henry Schein To Present At Two Investor Conferences In September 2VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 2VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 3VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 4
For the quantitative determination of Glycohemoglobin in blood....
For the quantitative determination of Glycohemoglobin (HbA1) in blood by,cation exchange resin. The test is to be used to monitor long-term glucose,control in diabetes mellitus....
... storage protein for iron. The ferritin molecule ... of heavy and light subunits, which surrounds ... phosphate [1]. Ferritin is synthesized in the ... with major concentrations found in the liver, ...
Rapid turn-around time, results in less than 4 hours...
Medicine Products: