Jefferson neurologist Dr. Mijail Serruya talks about how to prevent forgetfulness and how to know when forgetfulness might be a more serious condition that requires medical attention.
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How you feel may impact how you fare – in terms of your health at least – a recent study suggests. From 1999 to 2001, French researchers asked more than 8,000 people aged 65 and above to rate their health as good, fair or poor. The researchers then followed the participants for an average of more »
Your genetics have a significant role in your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, but little is known about what specific genes make the most impact. In the current issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers from UCLA and Australia have found how a specific gene variation appears to damage brain matter years before Alzheimer’s symptoms more »
If you experience the symptoms of a stroke, it is critical that you get to an emergency room as quickly as possible. That’s because millions of brain cells die every minute of a stroke and because administration of clot-busting drugs such as intravenous tPA must be done within a small window after the onset of a more »