Solving the Alzheimer’s Puzzle, Too Many Interests, and Depression

This collection of curated article excerpts includes insights about depression and its evil twin, acedia; the CHANGE Act; the herpes virus and Alzheimer’s revisited; the good-bad leukotriene; and too many interests. Jack of all trades, Master of None? NOT! Read about polymaths and the seven advantages to being one. How can polymaths accelerate progress in dementia research? …long-term care? “At the onset of dementia, leukotrienes attempt to protect nerve cells, but over the long term, they cause damage,” says senior investigator Domenico Praticò, MD, at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Researchers are looking at whether blocking leukotrienes […]