Washington University needs participants for new Alzheimer’s study (Links to an external site)

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. As the search continues, many believe that engaging in in brain stimulating activities like card games, cross word puzzles or learning a new language will slow mental decline.

Now Washington University has another theory to study. “What`s good for the heart is good for the brain.”

Geriatric Specialist, Dr. Ellen Binder visits FOX 2 to put out a request for study participants.

St. Louis at center of a multi-front fight against obesity (Links to an external site)

In St. Louis, MO, the obesity epidemic is being fought on many levels. Dr. Samuel Klein and colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine are recruiting 180 volunteers for a research study on obesity and metabolism. They hope to find out not only why some obese people maintain healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels, but […]