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STOP Alzheimer’s Forum Focuses on Women

May 20, 2016 | Nearly two-thirds of people with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and a STOP Alzheimer’s education forum audience recently found out how, in some cases, estrogen-replacement might help some perimenopausal women to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s dementia. James Simpkins speaks to the STOP Alzheimer's audience about his research into the linkage [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

STOP Alzheimer’s Forum Draws Crowd

Jeanne Wei, M.D., Ph.D., speaks at the STOP Alzheimer's Forum about how glucose levels can cause the premature aging of blood vessels. Steve Barger, Ph.D., right, also was one of the event's panel of speakers. Nov. 12, 2015 | Deaths from Alzheimer’s disease increased 68 percent in the first decade of the century, [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

Students Host ‘Young Hearts Luncheon’ for Older Patients

Feb. 22, 2011 | Sitting at a table with a group of older guests, second-year medical student Steven McKee was asked what made him decide to go to medical school.

By | February 22nd, 2011|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments