• The long-term study included 123 adults with an average age of 60 when the study began. The findings showed that those who were very sleepy during the day had a nearly threefold increased risk of developing brain deposits of beta-amyloid,…

  • Specifically, improvements in average thinking (“cognitive”) skills in the summer and fall were equivalent to nearly 5 years less in age-related declines in thinking ability, the investigators found. Source: NEW FEED

  • The newly identified genes suggest that an inflammatory response and changes in the production of certain proteins contribute to brain deterioration in Alzheimer’s patients. Source: NEW FEED

  • Tennis elbow is a repetitive strain injury in the forearm. A person can usually treat it at home with rest and over-the-counter medication. Exercises that strengthen forearm muscles can also help ease the pain and prevent tennis elbow from reoccurring….

  • Patients with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma had a 40 to 50 percent greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease than those without the eye conditions, the authors of a new study report. Source: NEW FEED

  • New studies conclude that individuals with Alzheimer’s are more sensitive to opioids. Researchers call for a review of how pain medication is given. Source: NEW FEED

  • A promising new drug appears to be especially good at sopping up toxic pieces of beta amyloid protein that stick together in the brain and form the clumps that are a key characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say. Source: NEW…

  • Canadian researchers found that a form of synthetic THC – ingredient in pot that gets you high – significantly decreased agitation in a small group of Alzheimer’s patients, working even better than the drugs now used. Source: NEW FEED

  • Changing the lighting in nursing homes to regulate residents’ sleep and wake cycles helped decrease sleep disturbance, depression and agitation in people with Alzheimer’s, the authors of a new study say. Source: NEW FEED

  • IHHC Annual Conference | Mission Possible

    03/06/2019 Read more
    When: March 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am – March 7, 2019 @ 3:45 pm
    Where: Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Blvd, Itasca, IL 60143, USA

    The IHHC Annual Conference and Exposition is a celebration that honors home care and hospice providers in Illinois and their commitment to this industry. It is also a time when we can share the latest information in the field of…

  • NY ACHCA: 2019 Annual Convention

    03/10/2019 Read more
    When: March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
    Where: Resorts World Catskills, 888 Resorts World Drive, Monticello, NY 12701

    The New York Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) will host the 50th Annual Convention in March, 2019 We are proud to have Dr. Bryan K. Williams as our 2019 keynote speaker. Dr. Williams is a…

  • Midwest Health IT Summit

    03/19/2019 Read more
    When: March 19, 2019 @ 8:45 am – March 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Where: The Westin Cleveland Downtown, 777 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114

    Renowned leaders in U.S. and North American healthcare gather throughout the year to present important information and share insights at the Healthcare Informatics Health IT Summit. New for 2019 – the Health IT Summits will feature a full day of cybersecurity education sessions.  This…

  • Capital + Strategy Forum Presented by Home Health Care News

    04/10/2019 Read more
    When: April 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Where: The Spire, 110, 750 First St NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA

    Home Healthcare News (HHCN) is pleased launch the inaugural Capital + Strategy Forum on April 10th, 2019 in Washington D.C.. This full day event attracts home care, hospice, private duty, investment bankers, insurance industry and health system executives looking to…

  • Southern California Health IT Summit

    04/23/2019 Read more
    When: April 23, 2019 @ 8:45 am – April 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Where: The InterContinental San Diego, 901 Bayfront Ct, San Diego, CA 92101

    Renowned leaders in U.S. and North American healthcare gather throughout the year to present important information and share insights at the Healthcare Informatics Health IT Summit. New for 2019 – the Health IT Summits will feature a full day of cybersecurity education sessions.  This…

  • 2019 PDA Biopharmaceuticals Week

    05/06/2019 Read more
    When: May 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am – May 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    Where: Hilton Long Beach, 701 West Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, California

    PDA is excited to announce the launch of the Association’s inaugural Biopharmaceuticals Week, scheduled for May 6–10, 2019 in Long Beach, CA. This new week-long format will feature three separate events, focusing on biopharmaceutical manufacturing, cell and gene therapies, virus safety, and…

  • Healthcare Transformation Summit

    05/16/2019 Read more
    When: May 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am – May 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
    Where: Sheraton Austin Hotel, 701 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

    Healthcare is transforming at a rapidly-accelerating rate. Shifting healthcare policy, an intensified focus on population health, health information technology, an increased incentive to increase scale and market share, and a growing call to engage patients in their care are creating…

  • Telehealth Summit 2019

    06/06/2019 Read more
    When: June 6, 2019 @ 7:30 am – June 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
    Where: W Atlanta – Midtown, 188 14th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30361

    Keynote Speakers Announced: Dr. Rich Milani, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Ochsner Health System Nathaniel Lacktman, Esq., Partner, Chair of Telemedicine Industry Team, Foley & Lardner LLP Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, American Telemedicine Association Coming off the success of Telehealth 2018…

  • Skilled Nursing News Summit

    06/06/2019 Read more
    When: June 6, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 11:45 am

    Skilled Nursing News is excited to announce its first annual Summit taking place June 6, 2019 in Chicago, IL. This intimate gathering of long-term care professionals will dive into the topics driving the business of skilled nursing today, such as…

  • DIA 2019 Global Annual Meeting

    06/23/2019 Read more
    When: June 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am – June 27, 2019 @ 10:45 am
    Where: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101

    The DIA 2019 Global Annual Meeting brings together thousands of innovators from around the globe. Designed to drive insights into action by connecting key policy discussions to real-world knowledge that you need to do your job every day, your attendance…

  • Study finds new cognitive decline mechanism in Alzheimer's

    February 15, 2019 Read more

    A new animal study has identified the cellular mechanism that leads to reduced blood flow to the brain, which, in turn, impacts cognitive function. Source: NEW FEED

  • Blood-clotting protein contributes to Alzheimer's

    February 7, 2019 Read more

    Though experts typically name beta-amyloid plaques as the main culprits in Alzheimer’s disease, new research finds another factor: a leaked blood protein. Source: NEW FEED

  • Education No Match Against Alzheimer's

    February 6, 2019 Read more

    People who had a higher education did have greater thinking and memory skills when the study began. But, there was no association between higher education and a slower decline in thinking and memory. Source: NEW FEED

  • The Indisputable Reality About Cbd Products That No One Is Telling You

    February 6, 2019 Read more

    The Indisputable Reality About Cbd Products That No One Is Telling You The Most Popular Cbd Products A alternate will be to employ a function area in a few of those St Kilda accommodations, since the staff will cater for…

  • Arctic Blast A Threat to People With Alzheimer's

    January 30, 2019 Read more

    “This type of weather can be hazardous for everyone, but even more so for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease, who may have difficulty noticing temperature and weather changes or knowing who to call for help,” said Charles Fuschillo Jr., CEO…

  • Gum Disease Bacteria Found in Alzheimer's Brains

    January 25, 2019 Read more

    Researchers studied dead and living patients with diagnosed and suspected Alzheimer’s and found bacteria associated with chronic gum disease in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s, BBC News reported. Source: NEW FEED

  • The Pain of Thesis Papers for Sale

    January 24, 2019 Read more

    Write down everything you may consider your subject. You’ve got to present sufficient understanding of the topic and explain your audience not merely the feeling of the topic but in addition the explanations for why it’s so important. When you…

  • Blood Test Might Show Early Warning of Alzheimer's

    January 22, 2019 Read more

    Researchers found that people with the most severe memory declines had the greatest leakage in their brain’s blood vessels, regardless of whether the Alzheimer’s-related proteins amyloid and tau were present. Source: NEW FEED

  • Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age

    January 16, 2019 Read more

    Older people who were physically active kept their minds sharp, even if their brains showed signs of lesions or other markers linked to Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, researchers found. Source: NEW FEED

  • Infographic: Reducing Your Alzheimer's Risk

    January 15, 2019 Read more

    WebMD’s infographic details ways you can keep your brain sharp and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Source: NEW FEED

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