A friend has a parent who lives with Alzheimer’s disease. Because of her family history, she has been offered a blood test to assess her own risk for Alzheimer’s. How accurate are these types of tests – and how useful are they?
Bodywork: Do crosswords help prevent dementia?
Over the years, I’ve heard countless times that crosswording also helps ward off dementia. Is this true?
November Dr. Sarah Ocañas becomes Oklahoma’s first recipient of a $2.2 million early independence grant. Dr. Sarah Ocañas didn’t take the traditional path to becoming a research scientist. After graduating from college with degrees in mathematics and biology, she joined Teach for America, a nonprofit that sends educators to underserved communities. Ocañas was assigned to Texas’ […]
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Understanding the differences between Alzheimer’s and dementia
For years, the terms “Alzheimer’s” and “dementia” have been used interchangeably. But the difference between them is important.
OMRF receives $2.2 million to study brain cells
The National Institutes of Health has awarded OMRF scientist Tommy Lewis $2.2 million to study the inner workings of brain cells.