Posts Tagged: R&D Partners

Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Determined with One Test

“For any given individual, for a given age and genetic information, we can calculate your personalized annualized risk for developing AD,” Dr. Desikan.   THE STUDY looked at genetic data from over 70,000 Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) patients and normal elderly controls.  Data was obtained from various projects including the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium, the National… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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What Does “You’re Interviewing Them as Much as They’re Interviewing You” Actually Mean?

We’ve all heard the saying before “You’re interviewing them as much as they’re interviewing you” but what does that actually mean? It actually means a lot more than just come prepared with questions to ask the interviewer.  Make sure that you are considering the following:  Red Flags- Many people never think about this but is… Tags: , ,

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How Pharma Is Using AI Deep Learning To Cure Aging

Scientists are on the brink of a major breakthrough that will cure the diseases of aging.  Here are the details: THE DISCOVERY: The parallel processing of Graphics processing units (GPUs) beat out central processing units (CPUs) at simulating biological learning, determined scientists in 2011. THE APPLICATION: Self-driving cars and language translations.  AI developers created powerful… Tags: , , , , ,

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Risk Avoidance in Older Adults is Related to Brain Anatomy, Not Age

Researchers from Yale University and NYU have revealed that the correlation between age and risk taking has more to do with brain anatomy then age itself. They have confirmed that age-related decline in risk tolerance correlates more with changes of gray matter in the brain rather than with age. The Study: 52 participants, aged 18… Tags: , , , , , , ,

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Caffeine and Dementia

  Caffeine has been put through the ringer.  One day it’s good for you, the next day maybe not so much.  Indiana University has added to the positive side of the list, demonstrating caffeine’s effect on one of the proteins that lead to dementia. THE STUDY screened 1,280 plus compounds and identified 24 compounds (including… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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