Monthly Archives: February 2014

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s groups team up for research

Three organizations will combine their efforts to look at common factors involved in diseases of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Although people with the memory loss of Alzheimer’s disease and the physical problems of Parkinson’s disease look very different, a growing body … Continue reading

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Culinary Culprits: Foods That May Harm the Brain

For all the attention paid to the negative effects poor dietary choices have on the body, the effects of diet on the brain are largely unexplored. However, emerging research is providing new insights to support the suggestion that food can … Continue reading

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Dairy foods and risk of stroke: A meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

Abstract  Background and aims Epidemiological studies evaluating the association of dairy foods with risk of stroke have produced inconsistent results. We conducted a meta-analysis to summarize the evidence from prospective cohort studies regarding the association between dairy foods and risk … Continue reading

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What do you anticipate will be the most important clinical development in Alzheimer’s disease in 2014?

That’s the question we asked Ronald C. Petersen, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Allan Levey, MD, PhD, of Emory University in Atlanta, Alan J. Lerner, MD, of University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, and George … Continue reading

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