Research Highlights

 

 
Promising novel treatment against Alzheimer Disease
Research conducted at the Lady Davis Institute provides proof of concept that an existing drug holds promise for reversing loss of memory and brain lesions associated with Alzheimer disease.

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New genetics findings unravel key components of fracture risk in osteoporosis
The largest study ever to investigate the genetics of osteoporosis and fracture risk determined that only two examined factors – bone mineral density (BMD) and muscle strength – play a potentia...

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Switching to certain antidiabetic drugs linked to increased risk of major complications
For people with type 2 diabetes, switching to sulfonylurea drugs to control blood sugar levels is associated with an increased risk of complications compared with staying on the drug metformin.

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International Position Paper on Dementia Chaired by Scientific Director of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging
Recently, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) approached the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) to draft a consensus Statement on dementia that will be used to support poli...

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