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.
In a small study, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis followed 34 postmenopausal women with obesity for about six months.
Insulin sensitivity unimproved in obese women who lose weight but consume excess protein, shows study led by Bettina Mittendorfer, PhD.
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 […]
For obese patients trying to lose weight, the greatest health benefits come from losing just 5% of their body weight, according to a new study led by Dr. Samuel Klein of Washington University School of Medicine. Among the 19 study patients who lost 5% of their body weight, improvement was seen in the function of […]