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Treatments For One Type Of Dementia May Also Work In Others

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
Howard Fillit, MD

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for up to 70 percent of all cases. But it's not the only one -- Lewy body dementi...

Researchers Find Alzheimer's Warnings Years Before Symptoms Show

Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty

Researchers have figured out new ways to identify who is at risk of developing Alzheimer's, an incurable brain disease that affects 5.4 million Americ...

Biomarkers for Depression: Promise or Prime Time?

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

When I saw the journal article, I wondered if there was something new that could better explain how depression comes on in a person (called pathogenesis -- or how a disease process is born). Might there be new information about how to improve depression treatment?

Predicting Treatment Response in Major Depression: The Use of Biosignatures

Maria A. Oquendo, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria A. Oquendo, M.D.

A new national study on "biosignatures" for depression treatment is groundbreaking in its approach and sophistication; it could usher in a new frontier of brain science.

Baseline Your Health

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

When it comes to health, your baseline is a whole atlas of personal health information. Knowing how to read that atlas can help you to set goals on your wellness journey -- and to achieve them.

Prostate Cancer: To Screen Or Not To Screen?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Still, in its aggressive form, prostate cancer is serious business: It kills 30,000 men each year in the U.S. and is the second most common cause of cancer death among men (after lung cancer).

Childhood Cancer Survivors Less Likely To Marry:

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- The scars of childhood cancer may go beyond the physical: Adults who survived cancer as children may have lower-than-aver...