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Will Alzheimer’s disease researchers miss seeing the forest from the trees?

The National Institute of Aging (NIA) just announced $ 73 million over five years to fund two new research centers. “The Alzheimer Centers for the Discovery of New Medicines are designed to diversify and reinvigorate the Alzheimer’s disease drug development pipeline,” says the NIA online. The AlzForum.org has more details, quoting researchers saying they will… Read More »

The good, the bad, and the hopeful in new interoperability plans from Washington

By CLAUDIA WILLIAMS Robust exchange of health information is absolutely critical to improving health care quality and lowering costs. In the last few months, government leaders at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have advanced ambitious policies to make interoperability a reality. Overall, this is a great thing. However, there are places… Read More »

10 foods that may impact your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes

Could just 10 foods substantially impact your risk of dying from a cardiometabolic disease (CMD) like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or stroke? Maybe. A study published in JAMA provides some insight into the degree to which 10 specific foods and nutrients affect the risk of dying from CMD. The study found that in 2012,… Read More »

Madrid Demands Reciprocity From London To Maintain Britons’ Rights In A No-Deal Brexit Scenario

MÁLAGA, SPAIN – SEPTEMBER 22: British citizens came from different places of Costa del Sol … [+] demonstrate against Brexit and Prime Minister Boris Jonhson on September 22, 2019 in Málaga, Spain. (Photo by Álex Zea/Europa Press via Getty Images) (Photo by Europa Press News/Europa Press via Getty Images) Europa Press via Getty Images Spain… Read More »