Alzheimer’s disease

Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease with Wisdom, Compassion, Humility & Art

Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease with Wisdom, Compassion, Humility & Art

Perhaps no disease strikes more fear in the hearts of the healthy than Alzheimer’s. While robbing individuals of their ability to think and remember, Alzheimer’s can also compromise the mental and physical health of loved ones and caregivers, while draining away savings and eroding financial security. The disease has no cure, and when it strikes,…
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Tonic for the Brain: Arias from Cincinnati Opera

Tonic for the Brain: Arias from Cincinnati Opera

The power of music, with all of its beauty and adjunct neurological benefits, swept through the lobby of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) on Wednesday as the hospital celebrated a new partnership with Cincinnati Opera. Among those enjoying the occasion – which included arias and Broadway tunes from four gifted young vocalists —…
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Neurologist Can Help with Sleep Problems

(513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Having trouble sleeping? A neurologist could have the answer to your problem. Neurologists specialize in the treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nervous systems. In many cases, says Jennifer Rose Molano, MD, a neurologist with the UC Memory Disorders Center and UC Health, these problems are closely…
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When to Worry About ‘Senior Moments’

(513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—It happens to all of us: You know you walked into a room for a reason, but you forget what it was. Or you see someone you’re acquainted with, but you can’t come up with her name. These are sometimes called “senior moments,” because they appear to happen more and more as…
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Brendan Kelley, MD: Standing up to Alzheimer’s Disease

Brendan Kelley, MD, uses the phrase “potential healthcare disaster” to describe an anticipated surge of patients with Alzheimer’s in the next 20 years, from 5.3 million Americans today to more than 8 million in 2035. At the same time, he remains optimistic that scientists will develop drugs that can slow the degenerative process. “There are…
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