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Alisa G. Woods, PhD

Alisa G. Woods, PhD

Alisa G Woods, PhD, is a science and medical writer with a background in neurobiology and mental health counseling.

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Tango may be not only a vibrant dance of passion but also a therapeutic one. Symptoms and socialization may be improved.

Cerebrospinal fluid biomarker assessment could conceivably become a part of routine clinical practice.

Is there something in young blood that holds the key to preventing or reversing cognitive decline and/or dementia associated with aging? The answer to that question is the subject of intense recent research. Details here.

The Alzheimer drug may help repair some damage caused by stroke. In a rodent model, treated animals showed improved motor behavior and restored sensory mapping in the cortex. Here, more about the proposed mechanism.

The remarkable coffee bean is associated with reduced prevalence of several diseases, including Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

This study indicates that your mother was right about eating your fruits and vegetables: results suggest that eating some foods and avoiding others could be a nutrient prescription for Parkinson disease.

Here: an update on the current state of CSF fluid-borne markers for Alzheimer disease and what they may portend.

In the trenches of Alzheimer research, the battle continues . . . but where do we stand? Is the war on AD dementia nearing conclusion, or are we simply in the initial throes of the fight? Three experts weigh in.


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