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9 05, 2016

Alzheimer’s Researchers Cast a Broader Net to Find a Cure

By |2019-02-18T07:46:53-05:00May 9th, 2016|Categories: Neurology, Psychiatry|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Researchers Cast a Broader Net to Find a Cure

With the demographic shift toward an increasingly elderly population, it has been predicted that the number of people afflicted with dementia will triple by 2050, with the cost to the healthcare system estimated to be $1.1 trillion.

22 04, 2014

Lessening the Impact Of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

By |2018-07-13T10:47:21-05:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Neurology|Tags: , |Comments Off on Lessening the Impact Of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Assistant professor of neurobiology & behavior Kim Green and colleagues discovered that the drugs, which can be delivered orally, eradicated microglia, the primary immune cells of the brain