Dealing with Dementia: 3 Easy Steps to Help Mom when She’s in Distress

As the saying goes, there’s no place like home; but what do you do when someone you love and care for insists on going home – when that person already IS home? Sadly, if you have a family member dealing with dementia, this discussion happens repeatedly. And the bewilderment and plaintive longing being expressed are […]

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This Cancer Treatment Might Treat Much More Than Cancer!

Leukemia, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are all devastating diseases. What if there was one medication that could help treat all three? Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center are hopeful that nilotinib fits the bill. Currently approved to use as a cancer treatment in individuals with one type of leukemia, a small trial is creating great excitement […]

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“Shocking” New Study Linking Electrode Implants and Stroke Recovery

Deep-brain stimulation, a treatment sometimes used for Parkinson’s patients, is being tested on a patient in stroke recovery. Involving the implantation of an electrode that stimulates a particular area of the brain, the anticipated response will be a reversal of the paralysis so often encountered following a stroke, and the restoration of mobility. To understand […]

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