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DiaGenic to Provide MCI Biomarkers for Merz Pharmaceuticals

OSLO, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DiaGenic ASA (OSL: DIAG) today announced that it has signed an option agreement with Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, an innovative developer of drugs for treatment of illnesses in neurology and psychiatry, to gain access to biomarkers for Mild Cognitive Impai...

Supreme Court Notice to Centre, MCI on Doctors' Strike

The Supreme Court today issued notices to the Centre and Medical Council of India (MCI) on a PIL seeking a ban on strike by doctors. // A bench of Justice Arijit Pasayat and Justice Lokeshwar Singh Panta asked the Centre and MCI to respond to the PIL filed by People for Better Treatment, with...

Memory Loss and Amnestic MCI – Precursors of Alzheimer Diseas

Researchers at the Duke University Medical Center have found that Alzheimer’s damaged communication pathways between frontal and temporal lobes//, which are responsible for short-term as well as long-term memory power. According to a new study published in the Journal of Radiology, early Alzhei...

Global Education Net Pvt Medical College Gets MCI Approval

The proposed private medical college of Global Education Net here has received Medical Council of India clearance for starting first year MBBS course. // Tripura Health minister Tapan Chakraborty told reporters that the decision to provide approval to B R Ahmbedkar Hospital, run by Global Edu...

Health Minister fires another salvo at MCI

Kasauli (HP), Sept 27: Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss today fired another salvo at Medical Council of India – The apex medical body of the country. He said: "influence of mafias over such a regulatory body was // a matter of grave concern." The MCI is an autonomous body and the gove...

Agartala Medical College under Fire from MCI

Medical Council of India (MCI) has condemned the poor infrastructure, lack lustre teaching staff and even more students of the Agartala Medical College. // The (MCI) delegation, headed by Dr Lalita Mehra, expressed disappointment over the deplorable condition of this government-run college and ...

Blood Test Shows Statistically Significant Association With Alzheimer's Disease (AD), May Predict Conversion of Mild Cognitive Impairment to AD

...me test results as AD patients. Follow up study of mci patients enrolled in an earlier study found that the test allowed early identification of those mci patients who later developed dementia. The results...t is predictive of cognitive deficit developing in mci patients." About University of Birmingham...

A Phase III Alzheimer's Drug Increases Levels of Beta Amyloid in the Brain - But Still Provides Benefits

...lzheimer's therapy." Neurologists Views mci as a Useful Clinical Diagnosis - Practice Guidelin...s or how they view the benefits and limitations of mci as a clinical category. In MCI, a person ...er's or another dementia. The best-studied type of mci involves a memory problem and is called "amnestic ...

Brain Imaging (MRI/PET) and Measurements of Proteins in Spinal Fluid May Improve Alzheimer's Prediction and Diagnosis

...ar and a half). "The clinical symptoms of mci alone are not enough to allow for early diagnosis ... "In fact, a substantial proportion of people with mci may revert back to normal or may not develop Alzhe...hallenging task is to discern which of people with mci have the Alzheimer's brain changes that may be res...

Cytox Raises Pre-Series A Financing From Management and Existing UK Investors, Welcomes First US Investors

...tox's biomarkers help confirm the AD diagnosis, predict which patients with mci will convert to AD and provide information about individuals' likely respon...ent (MCI). Cytox's blood tests enable the prediction of which patients with mci will develop AD. The biomarkers are based on the cell cycle hypothesis of A...

Measuring brain atrophy in patients with mild cognitive impairment

...phy, and may help physicians to predict decline in mci patients. Their study has been published in the J... and Alzheimer's disease. Yet, many patients with mci do not progress to Alzheimer's, and these individu... objective measures are necessarily to distinguish mci patients who will clinically decline from those wh...

Another McGill/JGH breakthrough opens door to early Alzheimer's diagnosis

...patients with the disease) and 77 per cent specificity (correct identification of persons without the disease). A significant number of subjects with mci tested positively with the Alzheimer group, indicating that the test may be capable of detecting Alzheimer disease even before patients' symptoms meet...

Although the Health Care Market is Recession-Resistant, It Is Not Recession-Immune, According to Millennium Research Group's Medtech Economic Quarterly Publication

...general economic outlook of practitioners in medtech, suggests that there is some reason for optimism. Many market players, based on preliminary 2009 mci data, are cautiously feeling more bullish about the medtech industry's short-term prospects. Overall, however, general sentiment remains highly negati...

Medical Care Corporation Enables Early Detection of Memory Loss Due to Alzheimer's Disease

...fast and accurate memory assessment procedure, the mci Screen, which enables them to accurately separate ...edical condition. Medical Care Corporation's mci Screen is a brief memory assessment that allows ph...udy from the Mayo Clinic, 60 percent of those with mci are diagnosed with AD within the next six years so...

Hospital Staffing Cuts - Pragmatic, Panic or Carefully Planned?

...ital's recent financial disclosure, available at munifilings.com, reveals the disturbing evidence. "In the last quarter, Methodist Hospital saw their mci increase 5.3% over 2007's 4th quarter," said Margaret Gamble, RN. "My question: how do hospital accountants expect nurses to speed up healing time?" ...

Research finds photos more useful than words

...between healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease (AD). The amnestic subtype of mci has received a great deal of attention as it has been associated with an es...ge-matched controls with no cognitive impairment. Patients with amnestic mci and controls participated in separate recognition memory tests of words and...

Yerkes researchers use eye tracking to detect mild dementia in humans

...emory. Individuals who have been diagnosed with mci show memory loss but relatively preserved abilitie...er cognitive areas. However, many individuals with mci appear to be at a higher risk for developing other...Alzheimer's disease. Accordingly, individuals with mci play an important role in the development of resea...

New research highlights dramatically reduced risk of developing dementia

...e and until recently most doctors told people with mci that their risk of developing dementia was up to 1...s have often been reluctant to give a diagnosis of mci because of its consequences but this current findi...There are at least 1 million people in the UK with mci without dementia. In February the government annou...

MRI shows brain atrophy pattern that predicts Alzheimer's

...olla. "Our results show that some individuals with mci have the atrophy pattern characteristic of mild Al...a faster decline to dementia than individuals with mci who do not show that atrophy pattern." Accordin...anatomic changes in the brain that signal atrophy. mci is associated with an increased risk of progressio...

Posit Science Invited to Speak at Johns Hopkins University About Cutting Edge Cognitive Training Interventions

...lifornia at Davis that investigated the effects of the same training on people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). As many as 85% of patients with mci go on to develop Alzheimer's disease. Preliminary data from the study indicate significant improvements in those who did the Brain Fitness program tr...

New approach to screen individuals for early Alzheimer's disease

...friend could accurately identify individuals with mci and undiagnosed dementia. "Since current medic...ent). Approximately 30 percent of participants had mci and 32 percent were very mildly demented. According to Lah, screening for mci is notoriously difficult and typically requires 40...

Mental Test Spots Alzheimer's Risk

...ing or working and talking at the same time. Not only did the instrument confirm established diagnoses, it was also able to distinguish people with mci from those with full-blown dementia, meaning it was able to pick up on subtle differences in function. The results also weren't highly influenced b...

Redox-active iron is a sensor of cognitive impairment associated with Alzheimer's disease

...of iron, the redox-active iron. Interestingly, redox-active iron levels in the CSF increased with the degree of cognitive impairment from normal to mci subjects, while AD patients showed an abrupt decrease to levels close to zero. However, no difference in the total CSF iron was found between the diff...

PET's targeted imaging may lead to earlier diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer's disease

...y result in earlier and more accurate diagnoses of mci and better disease management. Because the incid...e first sign of onset may improve the prognosis of mci patients. Early diagnosis may enable earlier treat... changing their diet and increasing exercise, many mci patients may deter dementia for yearsperhaps even ...

Journal of Alzheimer's Disease special issue explores multifaceted aspects of AD

...ite of their studies on oxidative stress in AD and mci brain indexed by protein oxidation and lipid perox...proteins using redox proteomics approach in AD and mci brain aimed to investigate the mechanism that may ...olved in their pathogenesis as well as in terms of mci progression to AD. Alessandro Serretti, Paolo O...

Low level of neuronal receptor linked to mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease

...ated that 10 to 15 percent of those diagnosed with mci go on to develop Alzheimer's disease each year and... before death with either no cognitive impairment, mci or Alzheimer's disease. "After death, we looke...psy we see that the LR11 is lost in the group with mci is compelling evidence that the loss occurs early ...

Bid to Save Medical Colleges from De-recognition

...nment to de-recognise them. "The state has five government medical colleges - one each in Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Rewa - and the mci have asked the central government to direct the colleges not to admit students for the 2007-08 academic session in case the shortcomings pointed out b...

Counseling For Medical And Dental Seats Allotment Through Videoconferencing

... MBBS/BDS courses and 50% All India quota of PG courses (MD/MS, PG Diploma & MDS) by the Honble Supreme Court of India. In this allotment system, all mci recognized Medical & Dental colleges (except in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Jammu &Kashmir) participate. First round of seat allotment for the MB...

NRI Doctor Protests Patient's Death in Kolkata Hospital

...gement can stop providing medical services to a patient, even if his bills are not reimbursed. The PBT memorandum said: "Chapters 1 and 2 of the mci Act (Code of Medical Ethics) also mandate that no hospital or doctor can refuse treatment of a patient in urgent need of medical therapy." It al...

Brain Structure Changes Years Before Memory Loss Begins

...velop memory problems, the 23 people who developed mci or Alzheimer's disease had less gray matter in key...ally normal people an average of four years before mci diagnosis," said study author Charles D. Smith, MD...an Academy of Neurology. "We knew that people with mci or Alzheimer's disease had less brain volume, but ...

Delhi High Court Set Deadline to Reconstitute Medical Council of India

...cal professional, Dr Girish Tyagi, also directed the central government and mci to ensure funds for the election. Dr Tyagi had sought early reconstit...ourt to conduct the elections, these were cancelled. According to the mci counsel, the other states and member universities were largely adhering to ...

Reforms Suggested By TN Doctors’ Foru

...cil of India (MCI), ensures that there are enough senior professors to choose for the post of Dean. The haziness in this issue started with the mci norms, which until then were mere guidelines, being made mandatory in the year 2000. A teaching medical college with 7 units is assigned 3 Post G...

Forgetful? You May Be Losing More Than Just Your Memory

...ate member of the American Academy of Neurology. While normal aging, mci and Alzheimer’s disease have been associated with the loss of gray matter i...d and closely monitored over time. Memory complaints, a cardinal feature of mci which confers high risk for Alzheimer’s disease, are reported in 25 to 50-p...

Medical Council Of India Draws Public Attention on Misleading Ads.

...such advertisements that ‘recognition of degree by mci would be in accordance with mci Act 13 (4B) through screening test’. It has also b...sities. Attention of the public is drawn that mci has not permitted any foreign university to establ...

High Blood Sugar Increases Dementia Risk

...ted with a 40 percent increased risk of developing mci or dementia four years later. Women with a g...at baseline were four times more likely to develop mci or dementia than women who tested at less than sev...n elevated glycosylated hemoglobin and the risk of mci or dementia. The authors conclude, “This fin...

Approval Given for Two Medical Colleges In Karnataka

...new colleges will start functioning in Belgaum and Mandya, Medical Education Minister V S Acharya said while making a statement in the House. The mci has approved an intake of 100 students in each of these colleges, he said. The governemnt will make efforts to start the remaining four colleges from ...

Discovery of Elevated Amyloid Peptide levels could lead to Alzheimer’s Preventio

... A faulty molecule, identified in the brain of patients suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) could be responsible for the progression of mci to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia//, according to a recent study published in the journal of Neurobiology of Aging. Researchers at Mount Sinai ...

Plea to TN govt Dharmapuri

... in which 9,000 were in Tamil Nadu. When the state government is recruiting doctors for government health services, the government should consider the mci seniority than the employment seniority, he said. The state government should establish medical college in Dharmapuri, he said. While taki...

Brain Cancer Could be Safely Treated with Radioactive Scorpion Venom

...compared to a thyroid cancer treatment, in which patients receive up to 200 mci in a single treatment. As Jackson discovered, the TM-601 that does not ...tudy of the earlier phase II trials showed that patients receiving up to 40 mci of weekly dose did not show evidence of any adverse reactions attributable ...

Doctor Faces Disbarment For Working In Multiple Hospitals

...en it will be a second one for him since he has already been debarred till July 31, 2007 for an earlier problem. He had been able to a get stay on the mci decision from the Bombay High Court after citing a typographical error. Last week that case was dismissed as neither Dere's lawyers nor MCI's law...
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