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Study suggests colder environments do not improve cognition in Alzheimer’s

Environmental effects vary by gender as well

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As people age, the body’s ability to generate heat and maintain a steady internal body temperature worsens. New findings out of the Hascup research groups suggest that decline, combined with a chronic colder environment, may increase Alzheimer’s disease progression — particularly in women.

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Ask The Expert with Memorial Health - Alzheimer's Disease

Smith Alzheimer's Center Director Erin Hascup, PhD sits down with WTAX's Joey McLaughlin to discuss Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. From how to spot early warning signs of dementia to how
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$1.86M grant helps SIU scientist broaden brain research into autism

Ben Richardson, Ph.D., has spent his career studying functions and circuits in the brain and what causes them to behave abnormally, especially within an area called the cerebellum. His work has
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Erin Hascup discusses recent investiture, Alzheimer's research

Dr. Erin Hascup, director of the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer's Research and Treatment, sat down with WMAY's Jim Leach to discuss Alzheimer's research.