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Drexel Neurosciences Institute Part of Landmark Study Investigating Drug to Delay or Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
The study examines healthy people whose brain scans show the build up of a protein associated with the disease — but who do not yet have any memory loss or other symptoms. The study will determine if an investigational treatment can clear the built-up plaque of the protein, called amyloid, before the disease progresses and brain cells are impaired.
Depressive Symptoms Prevalent Among Division I College Athletes
Nearly a quarter of Division I college athletes reported depressive symptoms while enrolled at a liberal arts university on the East Coast, says a new study published in the February issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. "Until now, there has been a scarcity of medical research measuring rates of depression in college athletes," said Eugene Hong, MD, associate dean for primary care and community health and the study's principal investigator.