Heart palpitations

| February 20, 2012

Recently saw a returning patient in her early 40’s having heart racing that was preventing her from sleeping but told normal ECG when heart tracing done in the Emergency Room. As heart palpitations can have many causes, bloodwork was done for female hormones, male hormones and thyroid. This patient had a normal thyroid panel but […]

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Alzheimer’s research breakthrough

| February 20, 2012

Case Western Reserve discovers FDA-approved drug rapidly clears amyloid from brain and reverses cognitive defects in mice as a potential cure for Alzheimer’s; published in journal Science. The medication is called bexarotene; this med hs been approved for the tretment of cancer but might also be used to help Alzheimer’s patients. Alzheimer’s arises from the […]

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