New Study Challenges Accepted Approaches to Research in Senile Dementia (Alzheimer’s Disease)

November 7, 2011 - Amsterdam, NL, 7 November 2011 – Impacting millions of families and devouring billions of dollars globally, Alzheimer’s disease is the focus of exhaustive research to find a cure. Although intensely investigated over the last three decades using cutting-edge technologies, the “pathogenic cause” of Alzheimer’s disease has not been found. While many research “breakthroughs” have been claimed and high-profile drugs trials carried out, why does the promised “cure” still seem to elude scientists? More...

November 7, 2011

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