The US Federal Government’s site ClinicalTrials.gov is an excellent source of information about various medical tests.
The Associated Press reports that French President Nicholas Sarkozy has declared his commitment to curing Alzhemier’s Disease as he visited a retirement home and geriatric hospital wing in Dax, France. Before winning this year’s election, he in May asserted the importance of “doctors with the means to find the solution. The objective must be the […]
According to Reuters, Dr. Milan Fiala of the Greater Los Angeles Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center found in a laboratory study that a chemical found in the common curry spice turmeric can help boost the immune system of Alzheimer’s Disease patients. Hopefully, these findings are accurate since tumeric is a cheap, readily available substance.
If you’re looking for a science research job, check out the Roskamp Institute careers page.
In an upbeat article from February about the prospects of those who suffer from Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease, Stephanie Hayes of The St. Petersburg Times explains how the Roskamp Institute‘s trial of a new treatment for Alzheimer’s could further improve the life of those who have the disease.
Neuropsychology — which examines how human behavior, cognition, and emotion relate to the brain — is one of many fields that the Roskamp Institute uses to address health issues related to memory and Alzeheimer’s. For more information about it, read the journal titled Neuropsychology.
John Hopkins University found that Alzheimer’s cases may quadruple by 2050 in a study funded by Elan Pharmaceuticals and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
Alzheimer’s is a tough disease to endure or see a love one endure. Find support in the many Alzheimer’s support groups hosted on Yahoo!.
Last year on World Alzheimer’s Day — September 21, 2006 — the Roskamp Institute helped celebrate a day by starting a clinical trial, and for the first time the trial is on a product of Roskamp’s own work. Hopefully, this study will yield positive results for Alzheimer’s research.
The Roskamp Institute is helping with trials for the Alzheimer’s drug Nilvadipine to get it approved for use in the United States, and the Herald Tribune in Florida reports that the human trials are going well. If all goes well with Nilvadipine, we’re one step closer to making life much better for those who suffer […]