Category Archives: Alzheimer’s

Setting UM’s tone

By Joel Thurtell Sidney Gilman’s Alzheimers research colleagues at the University of Michigan see some kind of “riddle” in their mentor and erstwhile hero’s parleying expert medical credentials into $1,000-an-hour consulting fees while serving as director of UM’s Michigan Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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If you were a doctor,…

By Joel Thurtell If you were a doctor and knew that a certain drug would do your patients no good and might even harm them, would you go ahead and prescribe it anyway? What if the drug that does no … Continue reading

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Memory hole

By Joel Thurtell I waited for heated letters responding to Gina Kolata’s landmark article about Alzheimer’s disease in the Sunday, August 29, 2010 New York Times. “Years Later,” the Times headlined, “No Magic Bullet Against Alzheimer’s Disease.” Kolata’s article drummed … Continue reading

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