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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:39:16 GMT

Neuroimaging technique identifies concussion-related brain disease in living brain
Medical Xpress
Specifically, the study results suggest that an experimental radiolabeled compound called [18 F]-T807, which is designed to latch onto a protein called tau that accumulates in the brain with repetitive blows to the head, can be registered on a PET scanner to ...

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:26:50 GMT

Neuroimaging Technique Identifies Concussion-Related Brain Disease in Living ...
Newswise (press release)
Specifically, the study results suggest that an experimental radiolabeled compound called [18 F]-T807, which is designed to latch onto a protein called tau that accumulates in the brain with repetitive blows to the head, can be registered on a PET scanner to ...

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:13:55 GMT

Maine News

Benzodiazepines Associated With Development of Alzheimer's disease in Elderly
Maine News
A new research states that a class of drugs called benzodiazepines can increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease in elderly. Risk to develop the neurological disease among people who use these drugs for longer time period is almost double.

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:56:53 GMT

New study links long-term use of sedatives with Alzheimer's Disease
9news.com.au
A study of almost 2,000 elderly dementia sufferers has linked the prolonged use of sedatives called benzodiazepines to Alzheimer's disease. Prescribed by doctors to treat stress, anxiety and insomnia, the tiny pills could be doing more harm than good.

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:56:23 GMT

Drugs used for anxiety, sleep are linked to Alzheimer's disease in older people
Los Angeles Times
Older people who have relied on a class of drugs called benzodiazepines to reduce anxiety or induce sleep are at higher risk of going on to develop Alzheimer's disease, new research finds, with those whose use of the medications is most intensive almost ...

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:08:30 GMT

Drugs for anxiety and sleep linked to Alzheimer's
WebMD.Boots.com
Earlier studies have suggested there may be a link between taking medicines called benzodiazepines and dementia. But it's not clear what this link means. It could be that taking these medicines increases a person's chance of dementia. But it could also be ...

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:54:19 GMT

Researchers link Alzheimer's disease with anxiety, sleep drug use (Ellysa ...
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
Older people who have relied on a class of drugs called benzodiazepines to reduce anxiety or induce sleep are at higher risk of going on to develop Alzheimer's disease, new research finds, with those whose use of the medications is most intensive almost twice as likely to develop the ... But the current study sought to disentangle benzodiazepines' use in treating early dementia symptoms, probing instead the possibility that heavy use of the medications may permit, cause or hasten the onset of Alzheimer's dementia.

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:06:09 GMT

Headlines & Global News

Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Intestinal Disorders, Study Finds
Headlines & Global News
Previous studies have found that infants, especially those born prematurely, are at increased risk for a potentially lethal gastrointestinal disease called necrotizing enterocolitis, also known as NEC. The researchers found that a protein called neuregulin-4 ...

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:22:01 GMT

Breast Milk May be Protective Against Devastating Intestinal Disorder
HealthCanal.com
Studies conducted by researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles demonstrate that a protein called neuregulin-4 (NRG4)—present in breast milk, but absent from formula—may be protective against the intestinal destruction caused in NEC. Their results ...

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:22:40 GMT

WallStreet OTC

Study links anxiety drug benzodiazepines with Alzheimer's disease
WallStreet OTC
A new study has found that elderly people who have been on a class of drugs called benzodiazepines for a long time to keep their anxiety under control or induce sleep are at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The drug Benzodiazepines is ...