Quincy Bioscience Celebrates Research on World Alzheimer's Day

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MADISON, Wis., Sept. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of World Alzheimer's Day, Quincy Bioscience would like to celebrate by offering a free memory tracking tool. Quincy Bioscience, based in Madison, WI, is a biotechnology company committed to improving cognitive health in the aging population.

With 78 million baby boomers in the United States, and crippling statistics on the rate of Alzheimer's in individuals over 65, concerns for brain health are becoming a national topic. Memory concerns from family issues are leading people to be more proactive about their brain health.

The Free Online Memory Test is a self-administered memory rating tool in which participants answer specific questions associated with common memory challenges. The Free Online Memory Test is designed to be taken at regular intervals, which allows participants to see trends in their scores, whether positive or negative.

Quincy Bioscience completed a landmark trial called the Madison Memory Study, in which a total of 218 adults, aged 40 to 91 years, were studied to see if apoaequorin made a difference in certain memory tests. The compound proved effective at improving short-term memory, word recall, and executive function in that study. 

The study was published in an article; "Effect of apoaequorin on cognitive function" published in the peer-reviewed Alzheimer's and Dementia, The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. 

To screen your brain health for free, visit www.freeonlinememorytest.com.

To learn more about the valuable apoaequorin research by Quincy Bioscience, please visit the website.

About Quincy Bioscience

Quincy Bioscience is a biotechnology company based in Madison, Wisconsin focused on the discovery and development of novel compounds to improve cognitive performance and therapeutics to treat age related memory loss and diseases of aging. The company's technology focuses on restoring calcium balance related to neurodegenerative disorders and other destructive age-related mechanisms.  Quincy Bioscience was recently ranked #398 in the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in America.

Media Contact:
Todd Olson
(608) 827-8134
tolson@quincybioscience.com

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