Save the date (it's tomorrow) and tune in for a Twitter chat on Alzheimer's research and complementary health approaches to preventing or managing the disease. Hosted by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the chat will feature experts from the NCCAM and the National Institute on Aging answering questions submitted using the hashtag #nccamchat.
Discussion topics will include dietary supplements such as ginkgo biloba that have been examined for possible effectiveness in slowing cognitive decline, and mind and body practices for caregivers. Check out the NCCAM's current resources and Clinical Digest for more information.
Previously: “Pruning synapses” and other strides in Alzheimer’s research, How villainous substance starts wrecking synapses long before clumping into Alzheimer’s plaques, When brain’s trash collectors fall down on the job, neurodegeneration risk picks up and Ask Stanford Med: Pain expert responds to questions on integrative medicine