Update: Bipolar Disorder

More and more is being heard about bipolar disorder these days, in part, because some very well known and highly successful celebrities have courageously come forward to reveal that they have been battling the disorder throughout their lives.  Just by way of example, listed below is a short list of people, many of which may […]

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Why Has There Been So Little Progress In Finding A Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease?

This writer began his research career in 1980 in academia (Wayne State University and Lafayette Clinic in Detroit) trying to understand and elucidate the biological processes within the brain that underlie learning and memory.  My initial research was in animals where I found that I could easily and reliably impair or enhance learning and memory […]

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Depression: General Overview – Facts and Statistics

Depression is a very common and complex psychiatric disorder that is estimated to affect between six to nine percent of the overall US population each year.  Potentially more alarming is that there is growing evidence to suggest that the number (i.e., incidence) of people qualifying for a diagnosis of depression may actually be rising.  It […]

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The Importance Of Participating In Ongoing Osteoarthritis Clinical Trials Within The New York Metropolitan Area

Osteoarthritis is considered to be the most common form of arthritis.  It develops when the normal layer of lubricating cartilage covering the bones within the affected joints deteriorates over time resulting in bone on bone abrasion.  Why the cartilage suddenly begins to deteriorate is not well understood.  Possible causes include, protracted stress to affected joints […]

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