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Three Trends In Alzheimer's Research Provide Reason For Hope

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 08.05.2016 | Impact
Howard Fillit, MD

New treatments for Alzheimer's are on the horizon and the pipeline of drugs in development is more diverse than it's ever been.

Will Cancer Drugs Work Against Alzheimer's Disease?

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 07.07.2016 | Impact
Howard Fillit, MD

The major risk factor for both cancer and Alzheimer's disease is aging. Changes in our biology that happen as we age contribute to the development of both diseases. Better understanding the biology of aging will help us develop drugs to treat Alzheimer's. It will also help us identify drugs currently used to treat cancer that could also be "repurposed" to treat Alzheimer's patients.

You Are Not Your Parent's Illness

Sheila Hamilton | Posted 01.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Sheila Hamilton

I'd like the physician who terrified me with an inaccurate and sensational prediction to update his advice to patients. People whose parents died from cancers, brain illnesses and diabetes should be encouraged to participate in the outcome of their health and of their lives.

Can Meditation Change Your Brain And Affect Your Genes?

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

In last week's blog, Susan Smalley, Ph.D., founder of the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) at UCLA, shared with us her fascinating journey. Af...