Archives for January, 2009


New Clues on Alzheimer’s

How are neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s initiated, and why is age the major risk factor? A recent study of a protein called MOCA (Modifier of Cell Adhesion), carried...
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Help for College Drinkers

The college years are a time when many experiment with alcohol. For drinkers concerned that their alcohol use might be spiraling out of control, a personalized self-help program can...
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Brain and Behavior

Omega-3s for Menopausal Depression

A new study from Quebec suggests omega-3 fatty acids ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and perimenopausal women. The study, by researchers at Universite Laval’s...
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