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Dr Neil McGuire, clinical director of medical devices at the MHRA, said he wanted to establish whether cobalt leached from the implants was causing adverse effects.
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OBJECTIVE: To summarise the available literature on driving with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and to investigate the relationship between driving and cognitive functioning. DESIGN: Literature review. METHOD: A systematic search of the electroni...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
This article reviews three different computational approaches and their possible complementarities. Process algebras, implemented using declarative programming languages such as Maude, facilitate simulation and analysis of complicated biological processes on a comprehensive but coarse-grained level. A model-driven Integration of Data and Knowledge, based on the OpenBEL platform and using reverse causative reasoning and network jump analysis, can generate mechanistic knowledge and a new, mechanism-based taxonomy of disease. Finally, Quantitative Systems Pharmacology is based on formalized implementation of domain expertise ...
Source: The Journal of Alzheimers Association - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Alzheimers Dement Source Type: research
Source: World Journal of Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
Filippo S. Giorgi, Larisa Ryskalin, Riccardo Ruffoli, Francesca Biagioni, Fiona Limanaqi, Michela Ferrucci, Carla L. Busceti, Ubaldo Bonuccelli, Francesco Fornai
Source: Frontiers in Neuroanatomy - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
England football legend Sir Geoff Hurst is joining forces with Alzheimer ’s Society to tackle dementia in support of his fellow 1966 World Cup heroes who are living with the condition.
Source: Alzheimers Society - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news
$27 million will help test HDAC2 inhibitors to improve synapse health in Alzheimer ’s patients
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - Category: Chemistry Authors: Source Type: research
ALZHEIMER'S can be prevented simply by switching off the TV and going for a brisk walk or jog and lowering your blood pressure, according to new research.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A new study challenges the traditional understanding of Alzheimer's disease, as scientists point to a new gene that may be responsible for the illness.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news
Doctors see promise in use vision, smell, and other tests to determine likelihood of a patient getting Alzheimer's later.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Seattle Journal for Social Justice has published several articles flowing from  our October 2016 conference on VSED (Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking). The articles are available for free here. How Helpful is Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking (VSED) to Avoid Dementia?Dena S. Davis Three Barriers to VSED by Advance Directive: A Critical AssessmentPaul T. Menzel A Good Quality of DeathPhyllis Shacter Alzheimer’s Disease and Written Directives to Withhold Oral Feedings: Clinical Challenges in New York StateJudith K. Schwarz
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs
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