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...
Brain Imaging (MRI/PET) and Measurements of Proteins in Spinal Fluid May Improve Alzheimer's Prediction and Diagnosis
...lin, Ireland, and Harald Hampel, MD, MSc, Chair of Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin, identified 345 ADNI participants (81 with Alzheimer's, 163 with amnestic
MCI; 101 elderly healthy controls) on whom there was available data including (a) cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) concentration and ratios of Alzheimer's re...
Research finds photos more useful than words
...en healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease (AD). The amnestic
subtype of MCI has received a great deal of attent...ols with no cognitive impairment.
Patients with amnestic
MCI and controls participated in separate recognit...ested that patients with very mild Alzheimer's, or amnestic
mild cognitive impairment, were able to rely on in...
Hypertension Linked to Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment
...s had mild cognitive impairment at the start of the study, but 334 of them developed the condition during the study period.
Of those, 160 developed amnestic
mild cognitive impairment (which involves low scores on memory portions of neuropsychological tests), and 174 developed non-amnestic mild cognitive im...
Diabetes May Bring You A Step Closer To Alzheimer’s Diseas
... cognitive impairment-particularly a type known as amnestic
mild cognitive impairment, which affects memory mo...developed mild cognitive impairment, including 160 amnestic
cases and 174 non-amnestic cases. Diabetes was rel...r risk of mild cognitive impairment overall and of amnestic
mild cognitive impairment specifically after contr...
Decline in Concentration, Decision-Making and Problem-Solving
...tudy represents a systematic demonstration of the progression of impairment.
To conduct this study, the researchers identified 354 patients with amnestic
mild cognitive impairment, a pre-Alzheimer's disease condition, and followed them for an average of 3.1 years, assessing them for impairment in the br...
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results from a Clinical Trial of Sublingual Sufentanil/Triazolam NanoTab(TM) Combination (ARX-03) in Treating Procedural Pain and Anxiety
..., while maintaining patient safety. A preferred product candidate for treatment of procedural pain and anxiety should possess sedative, analgesic and amnestic
properties, be safe, easy to use and administered via a non-invasive route, and have a rapid onset and a sufficient duration of action which allows fo...
Markers in Blood and Spinal Fluid, and a New Imaging Agent, Show Promise for Early Detection of Alzheimer's
...ted with AB level. A subsequent validation study
replicated these initial findings in a new and independent set of 41 people
with Alzheimer's, 46 with amnestic
MCI and elderly HC.
In the second part, 47 MCI subjects were clinically followed up over
two years to assess the predictive value of BACE1 in combin...
Two New Alzheimer's Disease Studies Show Advances Against Different Treatment Targets
... Alzheimer's," Petersen
AL-108 Trial (Phase IIa) Shows Promise of Tau-Targeted Therapies in MCI
MCI can be divided into two broad subtypes. amnestic
significantly affects memory, while nonamnestic MCI does not. Other
functions, such as language and attention span, may be impaired in eith...
Sarasota's Roskamp Institute Highlights Positive Japanese Data that Validates its Ongoing Alzheimer's Disease Research
...sychiatry, a highly prestigious medical
The Japanese study was conducted over the course of a 20-month period,
where a group of 15 amnestic
mild cognitive impairment (MCI) patients with
essential hypertension were divided into two groups. A group of eight
participants were randomly allocat...
Memory loss affects more of the brain than previously thought
...scanner to study the brain activity of people with amnestic
mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a precursor to AD...d to one percent of the normal elderly population. amnestic
MCI is characterized by mild memory impairment and...rve the brain activity of 20 elderly patients with amnestic
MCI and 20 age-matched controls with no memory imp...