Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

UNTHSC study questions relevance of established risk factors for mild cognitive impairment among Mexican American elders

  Sid O’Bryant, PhD Advancing age, rather than established risk factors such as diabetes and hypertension, appears to be the only consistent predictor for mild cognitive impairment among Mexican American elders, according to UNT Health Science Center researchers. The report suggests that previously established risk factors among non-Hispanics may not be applicable for Mexican Americans,... Read more »

Nov 15, 2013

Testosterone therapy could have negative effects, UNTHSC researchers report

Rebecca Cunningham, PhD Testosterone replacement therapy is often prescribed to improve libido and boost energy in men. But for some, the sex hormone can damage brain health, researchers at UNT Health Science Center report. “Testosterone can be a good and protective hormone in the brain, or it can be bad,” said Rebecca Cunningham, PhD, Assistant... Read more »

Oct 31, 2013