LeBoff Receives BWPO James S. Winshall Leadership Award
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Meryl LeBoff, MD, founding director of the Skeletal Health and Osteoporosis Center and Bone Density Unit in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, was selected as the recipient of the Brigham and Women's Physician's Organization (B
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Mobile Game Can Help Detect Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Mobile phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' picks out players who are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease , reveals a new study.
Mobile game picks out players who are genetically at risk of Alzheimer's
When the app Sea Hero Quest was put to the test, a study by University College London and the University of East Anglia found it picks out players who are genetically at risk...
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FDA Approves Inhaled Levodopa for Parkinson's
Improved motor function when taken during 'off' episodes
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Physical inactivity in adults was not associated with all-cause Alzheimer's disease or dementia, but a signal of elevated risk for dementia was observed in physically inactive...
High school forbids senior from wearing his Native American garb to graduation
The teen and his mother are fighting back.
Scherzer Receives Grant for Research on Parkinson's Biomarkers
Clemens Scherzer, MD, has received a $2.6 million U01 grant from the National Institutes for Health to conduct research on biomarkers related to Parkinson's disease.
City of Salem Launches Age-Friendly Business Certification
The City of Salem, through the Salem for All Ages initiative and in partnership with the Salem Chamber of Commerce, has become the latest Age-Friendly Community to partner with...