A collaboration between neuroscience and engineering will explore a novel approach in reducing formation of plaques commonly found in those with Alzheimer’s. Kevin Hascup, PhD, of the Smith Alzheimer
Art Express is one of many programs at the Smith Alzheimer’s Center at SIU Medicine designed to help those with dementia and their caregivers improve their quality of life.
With harvest season underway across the Prairie State, farmers may feel overworked and overlooked. Their mental health can be affected by stress from debt, production costs, equipment and employee
SIU Medicine is hosting an event to educate women, especially those in the Black community, about early detection, breast cancer screenings, advocating for care, supporting others who have breast cancer and options for breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery.
The use of telehealth has become an essential component of health care delivery, providing convenient access to health care. However, it’s important that proper etiquette is maintained during virtual
Caregiver is defined as “a family member or paid helper who regularly looks after a child or a sick, elderly or disabled person.” For many caregivers, this definition does not adequately describe all
Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) supports patients facing high-risk pregnancies. This care is time-sensitive and essential: a lack of MFM care is associated with worse outcomes for mothers and their
Telehealth services have rapidly gained popularity in recent years, reshaping the way health care is delivered and accessed. Dr. Michael Ruebhausen, plastic surgeon, shares insights on the advantages
When you catch a cold or cut your finger, the immune system begins the healing process by clearing damaged cells. As we age, that process weakens. Health problems linger as immune systems aren’t quite as robust as they once were, whether it’s fighting bacteria, viruses, or cancer cells. Alzheimer’s researchers are now exploring a process called senescent cell accumulation to see if it could be detrimental.