Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Antioxidant may disrupt Alzheimer's disease process

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is now the sixth leading cause of death among Americans, affecting nearly 1 in 8 people over the age of 65. There is currently no treatment that alters the course of this disease. However, an increasing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists unraveling the mysteries of rabbit fever

When Flagstaff Medical Center doctors recognized two patients' symptoms as those of rabbit fever, they reached out to county and state health officials, who turned to NAU's David Wagner for clarification. Wagner, an associate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Glucosamine negatively affects lumbar discs

(HealthDay)—Glucosamine supplementation, which is often used for low back pain, has a detrimental effect on lumbar disc matrix homeostasis in an animal model of disc degeneration, according to a study published in the May ...

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