Tag Archive: dementia

Aug 19

Aging population’s medical needs addressed: Good Shepherd Medical Associates physician attends three-day conference

John C. McDonald, DO, FACOI, Good Shepherd Medical Associates internist, recently attended a three-day intensive course on teaching the core principles of providing medical care to geriatric patients. The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation sponsors scholarships to a Geriatrics Fellowship at the David Griffin School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. The …

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Jun 04

Not only the cows are mad

Our government must stop relying on an inadequate testing system and outlaw the feeding of cow blood, fat, and protein to cattle. By John Stauber The Department of Agriculture determined in April that a cow from California died from an always-fatal disease that triggers dementia and can be transmitted to people. The chilling news about the …

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Apr 17

ALZHEIMER’S: New test at ETMC helps identify hallmarks of the disease

A new imaging procedure at ETMC will help doctors’ pinpoint key differences between Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  “This is an important step forward in evaluating patients with signs of cognitive impairment,” said Dr. George M. Plotkin, PhD, MD, of the ETMC Neurological Institute.   Because a definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is usually …

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