Worldwide Cost Estimate for Alzheimer's and Dementia Is US$315.4 Billion
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Alzheimer's Foundation of America Survey: Americans With Memory Concerns Fall Short of Talking to Doctors
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needs of families affected by Alzheimer's
Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.
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investigate how the social
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Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept)
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Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship
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Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment
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Autism Genes Discovered; Help Shape Connections Among Brain Cells
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Groundbreaking American Journal of Play from Strong National Museum of Play(R) Premiers July 2008
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-- Play, ADHD, and the Construction of the social
Brain: Should the
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Children's Brain Tumor Foundation's Tissue Bank Consortium May Solve Dire Problem in Pediatric Cancer Research
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Lilly Launches Its First Phase III Trial for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
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Currently available medications treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's ... 3:81-91. (7) Population Division of the Department of Economic and social
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Tengion Launches Third Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Regenerated Human Bladder
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UNICEF Partners With Causes on Facebook to Launch 'Charity Gift' Feature
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Trojan(R) and the National Sexuality Resource Center's Campaign for Sexual Literacy Recognize Outstanding College Reporting on Sexual Health
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to promote social
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(i) U.S. ... (iii) Research Triangle Institute, 2002; data on file. (iv) American social
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Honor Society of Nursing Recognizes Researcher of HIV Risk Prevention for Poor and Underserved
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behaviors and social
cognition with five goals: explain the underlying
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Human Genome Sciences Announces Full Presentation of Quality-of-Life Results From Phase 2b Trial of Albuferon(R) for Hepatitis C
... physical role
limitations, vitality, general health perceptions, pain, social
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PositiveFriends.com Launches STD Social Networking Site Balancing Dating with Online Support Features
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38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
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Cutanea Announces Promising Phase II Results in Rosacea with Omiganan
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engagements; and nearly 30% claimed to have missed work due
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Abbott's ABT-874 Shows Positive Results for Maintenance of Response in Phase II Psoriasis Study
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FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents
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single diagnostic test for this syndrome.(12) Adequate diagnosis requires the
use of medical and special psychological, educational, and social
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S.C. Medical Home Pilot for Diabetes Enrolls 1,110
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July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair
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Researchers from the Women's Health Initiative, a study involving nearly 100,000 women age 50 and older, recently found that ...
Mayo Clinic Study Finds Earliest Evidence of Memory Decline in Middle-Aged People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease
About National Institute of Aging
The NIA leads the federal government effort conducting and supporting research on the biomedical, social
and behavioral issues of older people. For more information on aging-related research and the NIA, go to www.nia.nih.gov . The NIA provides ...
PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it
... 523 news cases of dementia during the follow up period of the study.
After adjustment for demographics, smoking, co-morbidities, depression, social
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Data Demonstrates Long-Term Reduction In Seizure Frequency With Novel Once Daily Anti-Epileptic Zebinix(R)
... and improvements in individual
elements of the QOLIE-31 scale including seizure worry, emotional wellbeing,
energy/fatigue, medication effects and social
Improvement in depressive symptoms was also measured using the Montgomery
Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS). During ...
Commonwealth Fund Case Study Points to 'Continuous Innovation' at Group Health Cooperative
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Group visits enhance educational opportunities and build social
support among patients with common health needs.
Telephone visits and secure messaging with the care team (GHC aims to make 30 percent of all ...
IBM and EU Partners Create a Better Way to Fight AIDS Virus
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Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research
... users to share their personal connections to cancer. The online community provides ample opportunity to share SU2C's efforts via a variety of social
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New Study Evaluating the ADHD Medication VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Demonstrated No Change in the Pharmacokinetic Profile of VYVANSE When Coadministered with Prilosec OTC(R) 40 mg (20 mg X 2), a Commonly Used Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)
... and there is no single diagnostic test for this syndrome. Adequate diagnosis requires the use of medical and special psychological, educational and social
resources, utilizing diagnostic criteria such as Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV (DSM-IV) or International Classification ...
Shire Announces Study Results of the Effects of INTUNIV(TM) (Guanfacine) Extended Release on Secondary Measures in Children with ADHD and Oppositional Symptoms
... there is no single diagnostic test for this syndrome. Adequate
diagnosis requires the use of medical and special psychological, educational and social
resources, utilizing diagnostic criteria such as Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders(TM)-IV (DSM-IV) or International ...
Pelleve Receives FDA Clearance for the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Facial Wrinkles
... of skin laxity and wrinkle improvement with continued response at six months after treatment. Patients were typically able to return to work and social
activities immediately after treatment. Of the study population, two patients experienced small abrasions that healed within three days.
Corgenix, Tulane Announce Award of NIH Grant Extending Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Product Development Program
... and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social
work, medicine and public health and tropical medicine.
About Autoimmune Technologies, LLC
Autoimmune Technologies (New Orleans, La.) is a ...
BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Capitalizing on New Opportunities for Stem Cell Products, Now Available
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Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap
... programs to increase access to HPV testing and cervical cancer prevention technologies for women worldwide through QIAGEN cares , a corporate social
responsibility program to improve the access to better screening methods for infectious diseases in emerging and developing countries. Current ...
CDC Analysis Finds Unique Social and Behavior Intervention Helps Reduce MRSA Rates Up to 62% in Study Hospitals
... of a multifaceted methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevention program that employed positive deviance (PD), a novel approach to social
and behavioral change, to trigger significant reductions in MRSA incidence ranging from 26 to 62 percent at participating hospitals. In addition, as ...
InnoCentive and Nature Publishing Group Announce Partnership to Facilitate Open Innovation
... a reputation for innovation, using Web 2.0 technologies to foster new forms of scientific communication and collaboration. Examples include the social
bookmarking service Connotea, which enables researchers to share, find, and organize articles of interest. Meanwhile, NPG's professional networking ...
Quest Diagnostics ClariSure(TM) Postnatal Molecular Test Receives Clinical Laboratory Approval from New York State
... to providing broader access to our ClariSure test, so that more parents have the diagnostic insights they need to provide appropriate schooling and social
support to their infants and children."
Scientists at Nichols Institute have validated the ClariSure test's ability to use a single blood ...
Shire Withdraws European Application for DAYTRANA(TM) (Methylphenidate Transdermal System)
... and there is no single
diagnostic test for this syndrome. Adequate diagnosis requires the use of
medical and special psychological, educational and social
utilizing diagnostic criteria such as Diagnostic and Statistical
Manual(TM)-IV (DSM-IV) or International Classification of Diseases ...
DaVita Abstracts Highlight Latest Research Developments at Annual Dialysis Conference
... educational classes where earlier stage CKD patients, starting in Stage 3, can learn more about kidney disease. DaVita nurses, renal dietitians and social
workers use a multidisciplinary approach to educate patients. The EMPOWER program is provided at no charge to patients, and early results indicate ...