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Mayo Clinic Researchers Receive $1.2 Million from new Florida Program to Study Alzheimer’s

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Three researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida have received $1.2 million from the newly funded Florida Health Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Research Program to study various aspects of Alzheimer’s disease. The program was created earlier this year to improve the health of Floridians by [...]

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Concussion and Alzheimer's Disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michelle Mielke comments on a study which found an association between concussion and Alzheimer's disease. To listen, click the link below. Concussion and Alzheimer's Disease

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Mayo Researchers Reveal Pathway that Contributes to Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Jacksonville’s campus of Mayo Clinic have discovered a defect in a key cell-signaling pathway they say contributes to both overproduction of toxic protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients as well as loss of communication between neurons — both significant contributors to this type [...]

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NIH Renews Funding of Longitudinal Study of Earliest Alzheimer’s Disease Changes

PHOENIX, Arizona – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) renewed funding for the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI) and Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, longitudinal study of the earliest changes associated with the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease at older ages.  The award, an estimated $8.3 million over the next five years, continues NIH’s [...]

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Bacardi's Gift to Significantly Advance Mayo Clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Imagine a future in which a new lung is grown for a patient in need, using the patient’s own cellular material, or a day when an injection of replacement cells will enable a patient to self-heal damage in the brain, nerves or other tissues.   Regenerative [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Says Widowhood May Delay Dementia

PHOENIX — A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that the care and support family members give to elderly widows following the death of their spouse may be a factor in delaying dementia. The study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark last week was designed to evaluate [...]

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Tuesday Q and A: Many conditions result in dementia, but Alzheimer’s is most common

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-to-day activities. Many conditions can result in dementia, but [...]

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