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Eric R. Kandel, M.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on alzheimer's
Q. What are some of the major insights we have today about the aging brain and memory that we didn’t have 25 years ago?
A. We have alot of new insights. To begin with, we know there are two major kinds of... More >
John H. Krystal, M.D.
Q. For early stage Alzheimer’s disease, could my brain be retrained by rote memory exercises?
A. This is an important question. Alzheimer’s disease is an illness where there remains... More >
Eric R. Kandel, M.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on alzheimer's
Q. I am a 78 year old woman with short term memory loss that’s gotten worse (e.g., forgetting my keys, forgetting words in mid-sentence, etc.). Am I destined to a future of dementia or even Alzheimer’s?
A. This seems, on the face of it, to be characteristic of what is called 'age-related... More >
Nora Volkow, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Addiction
Q. My father was a cocaine addict, and I’m worried that I might become an addict too. Are there tests that I can take to see if I’ve inherited any genes linked to addiction?
A. The short answer is no, at least not yet. However, if you recognize behavioral... More >

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