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Underutilization Of Brain Amyloid Scans Drives Cost And Hurts Alzheimer’s Disease Care

LONDON, July 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017 in London highlighted the clinical value of amyloid-β PET scans, which detect the presence of amyloid-beta plaques in the brain – one
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Phase II Clinical Trial for Treatment of Mild Alzheimer’s Disease

U.S. Study Participants Aged 60 to 85 with Mild Dementia Needed TEL AVIV, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Neurim Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announced today that they are seeking up to 500 U.S. patients with mild Alzheimer’s Disease for the start of a Phase II Clinical trial of a ne
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Alzheimer’s Association Releases 2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

Alzheimer’s Association (http://www.alz.org) recently released its 2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. The NeuroCognitive Institute is an active site of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s Disease. Clinical trials are the best way for researchers to find new ways to de
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Neurim Pharmaceuticals announces first patients’ enrollments in ReCOGNITION

Neurim Pharmaceuticals announces first patients’ enrollments in ReCOGNITION – phase II clinical trial of Piromelatine for mild Alzheimer’s disease Tel Aviv, Israel, September 14, 2016 Neurim Pharmaceuticals (“Neurim”) announced today that the first patients hav
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NCI’s medical director leads Caregiver Boot Camp

Image via Kendal.org  The medical director of the NeuroCognitive Institute, Dr. Gerald Tramontano, recently headed a Caregiver Boot Camp sponsored by the Kendal Charitable Funds. The program aims to offer support to family caregivers of people who might have dementia. Dr. Tramont
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Brain implants for Alzheimer’s patients

Image via MedicMagnet   One of the greatest mysteries is the human mind. But as technology and research advance, scientists are now just steps away from decoding it. The possibility of using memory chips has hit the headlines in the past years, spawning hope among victims or suff
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The Cranial Electronic Stimulator

The Cranial Electronic Stimulator uses transcranial alternate current stimulation (tACS). This is one of the non-invasive neuromodulation interventions used at NCI. We often use this intervention together with active forms of neuromodulation such as EEG neurofeedback. The combination
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In-School Neurofeedback Training for ADHD: Sustained Improvements From a Randomized Control Trial

Here’s a link to PDF of Official Journal of The American Academy of Pediatrics article: In-School Neurofeedback Training for ADHD: Sustained Improvements From a Randomized Control Trial Naomi J. Steiner, Elizabeth C. Frenette, Kirsten M. Rene, Robert T. Brennan and Ellen C. Perr
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Evaluation of neurofeedback in ADHD: The long and winding road

Here’s a link to PDF of Biological Psychology article: Evaluation of neurofeedback in ADHD: The long and winding road Martijn Arnsa, Hartmut Heinrichc, Ute Strehl “Among the clinical applications of neurofeedback, most research has been conducted in ADHD. As an introductio
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