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Roots of ancient medicine could have answers for modern-day disease

Modern eating habits have caused Americans to develop modern ailments, but ancient Chinese medicine could be the answer to getting the body back into balance. So says local acupuncturist Dr. Kyo Mitchell, who spoke on the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and Eastern Medicine Dec. 11 at Sun City Summerlin’s Desert Vista Community Center.

Memory box can help link past for Alzheimer’s patients

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. A progressive, fatal form of dementia, the disease robs those afflicted of their memories. A memory box can help both the patient and his loved ones save a little piece of times gone by.

Ruvo Center conducts trials to fight Alzheimer's

With the rapid rise of the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, the important work done inside the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is helping to identify and develop new disease modifying therapies urgently needed to combat this mind-robbing disease. As a leading Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial program, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has a “multiple shots on goal” philosophy, testing many drugs to identify those few that may have beneficial clinical effects.