How Government Agencies and Other Public Bodies Deal with Health Statistics

November 2, 2011 - Health data are about as personal as data can get. People who respond to health surveys are doing public health a big favor when they open up and tell survey interviewers about their and their families’ personal health status and history, use of health care services, health care insurance coverage, and demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. More...

November 2, 2011

Neuroscience/Neurology Brochure

November 1, 2011 - Download the 2012 Neuroscience/Neurology Brochure here. More...

November 1, 2011

Could hypertension drugs help people with Alzheimer’s?

October 19, 2011 - Within the next 20 years it is expected the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will double from its current figure of half a million to one million. A new study has looked at whether certain types of drugs used to treat high blood pressure, also called hypertension, might have beneficial effects in reducing the number of new cases of Alzheimer’s disease each year. More...

October 19, 2011

Advances in Brain Imaging Can Expedite Research and Diagnosis in Alzheimer’s Disease

October 11, 2011 - Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a common problem that is becoming progressively burdensome throughout the world. A new supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Imaging the Alzheimer Brain, clearly shows that multiple imaging systems are now available to help understand, diagnose, and treat the disease. More...

October 11, 2011