Canada.com (May 26, 2016): Could Alzheimer’s Stem from Infections? ‘Provocative’ Harvard Study May Hold Key to Disease

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Canada.com (May 26, 2016): Could Alzheimer’s Stem from Infections? ‘Provocative’ Harvard Study May Hold Key to Disease

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Thu, 05/26/2016

Could it be that Alzheimer’s disease stems from the toxic remnants of the brain’s attempt to fight off infection?
Provocative new research by a team of investigators at Harvard leads to this startling hypothesis, which could explain the origins See Original Article

Boston.com (April 30, 2016): A ‘Rock Star’ Harvard Professor Just Launched a New App for Alzheimer’s Patients

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Sat, 04/30/2016

Last week, Rudolph Tanzi was laying down keyboard tracks at Johnny Depp’s L.A. music studio for Joe Perry’s soon-to-be-released solo album. This past week, he launched a new app for Alzheimer’s patients.
Tanzi, of course, knows what an importSee Original Article

Nature Index (May 4, 2016): 170 Years After It Made Medical History, this US Hospital is Still at the Cutting Edge

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Wed, 05/04/2016

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL IS THE MOST PROLIFIC HEALTHCARE ORGANISATION PUBLISHING IN TOP JOURNALS

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National Institutes of Health (May 3, 2016): Seizures Disrupt Memory Network

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Tue, 05/03/2016

Epilepsies are a spectrum of brain disorders in which surges of electrical activity in clusters of brain cells cause seizures. At least 2.3 million adults and nearly 500,000 children in the U.S. live with some form of epilepsy. Partial, or focal, sSee Original Article