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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:04:56 GMT

Times of Malta

Harvard prevention trial studies tau, Alzheimer's other protein
Times of Malta
Alzheimer's researchers at Harvard for the first time are scanning the brains of healthy patients for the presence of a hallmark protein called tau, which forms toxic tangles of nerve fibres associated with the fatal disease. The scans are part of a large clinical trial ...

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:13:18 GMT

RPT-Harvard prevention trial studies tau, Alzheimer's other protein
Reuters
The new scans are part of a large clinical trial called Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's or A4, the first designed to identify and treat patients in the earliest stages of Alzheimer's, before memory loss begins. Patients accepted into the A4 trial already have deposits of beta amyloid, the other protein ... Sperling and other researchers believe that's because the drugs were introduced too late after the onset of disease. In 2012, Eli Lilly's solanezumab failed to slow the disease in patients with two trials of ...

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:59:58 GMT

Alzheimer's can begin at 20- a new study says
SMN Weekly
This is a first study that analyzed the development of Alzheimer's to humans. The result of the study was called “unprecedented” according to Changiz Geula, research professor at the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center at Northwestern ...

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:23:36 GMT

Yahoo Health

Celiac Disease In Kids Detected By Growth Screenings
Yahoo Health
Measuring children's height and weight as they grow can be a powerful indicator of whether they have the digestive condition called celiac disease, and may help doctors diagnose children with the disorder earlier, a new study finds. When used together, five ...

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:18:06 GMT

How Growth Screenings Could Help Detect Celiac Disease In Kids
Huffington Post
... EST on LiveScience. Measuring children's height and weight as they grow can be a powerful indicator of whether they have the digestive condition called celiac disease, and may help doctors diagnose children with the disorder earlier, a new study finds.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:03:44 GMT

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease
Doctors Lounge
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the body has an immune reaction to a component of wheat called gluten, leading to damage to the small intestine. According to ... The new study was led by Dr. Antti Saari of the University of Eastern Finland.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:39:17 GMT

Immune changes found in people with CFS/ME
NHS Choices
People with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), sometimes called myalgic encephalopathy (ME), can have debilitating exhaustion affecting their everyday life that does not go away with sleep or rest. The authors of this study say there are no laboratory tests to ... The study is not reliable enough on its own to prove that the disease has distinct stages, and it doesn't give us any more clues as to how or why these particular cytokines might be involved in the condition. Other studies, and study types, are needed to build on ...

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:22:21 GMT

Study on biology of chronic fatigue ignites debate
Bangor Daily News
LONDON — A team of scientists said Friday they had found “robust evidence” that a condition called chronic fatigue syndrome is a biological as opposed to a psychological disorder, but some experts questioned the findings. The team from Columbia ...

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:35:31 GMT

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Distinct stages to chronic fatigue syndrome identified
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
“If distinctive patterns of cytokine abnormality can be linked to both stage and severity of disease, this is a finding which could be used to aid diagnosis and open the door to the use of anti-inflammatory drug treatments that would dampen down the abnormal ...

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:07:30 GMT

Fox News

Study on biology of chronic fatigue illness stirs debate
Fox News
A team of scientists said on Friday they had found "robust evidence" that a condition called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a biological as opposed to a psychological disorder, but some experts questioned the findings. The team from Columbia University ...

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