College of Medicine researcher publishes new findings on the benefits resveratrol may offer for treating memory loss in the elderly.
At first glance, many of the warning signs for Alzheimer's disease seem like they can be associated with normal aging – after all, who doesn’t forget things as they grow older? However, according to Dai Lu, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy with a research focus on Alzheimer’s, there is a significant difference between temporary lapses in memory and Alzheimer’s disease.
Texas A&M Health Science Center advancing Alzheimer’s disease research as coordinating center for new statewide grant program
The TARCC is comprised of six Texas medical research institutions, including Texas A&M Health Science Center, all working together to advance scientific initiatives aimed at halting the disease in its tracks. One such initiative is a new grant program administered by TAMHSC that encourages utilization of TARCC’s extensive patient cohort.
The Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (TCADRD) has announced that the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) has been elected to full membership and participation in the prestigious Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC).
With a new year around the corner, many of us are making goals to live a healthier life by eating better and exercising, usually with the goals of looking and feeling better, increasing strength and energy, and improving cardiovascular health. But research suggests exercise also can protect you from the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States: Alzheimer’s disease, says the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.