Researchers at Columbia Medical Center made a new discovery into the workings of the Alzheimer’s–a disease that affects nearly 1 in 9 Americans over the age of 65. Published in the journal Neuron, their research explains how a protein called Tau Alzheimer’s patients wander. Katherine Sullivan has more.
Nearly 90,000 people die each year from excessive drinking. But researchers have made a recent discovery in the brains of mice that could provide a new treatment to curb the urge to binge.
Clinicians have always assumed that combining therapy with drug, that having both treatments, could only help the patient. The more intervention, the better. But for some people in this study, receiving drug treatment didn’t help at all, it was completely unnecessary.