Does hormone therapy improve brain health? Seminar examines options
The effects of hormone replacement therapy on the aging brain and Alzheimer’s disease are hot topics for a one-day seminar and discussions on the "Window of Therapeutic Opportunity for Estrogens and Progestins on Brain Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease." The conference, hosted by the UNT Health Science Center at the Worthington Hotel on June 1, features new updates and reanalysis of the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study performed by the National Institutes of Health.
The conference precedes the American Aging Association’s annual meeting on June 2, chaired by UTHSC’s Michael Forster, PhD.Dr. James Simpkins will receive the association’s Harman Research Award, which recognizes a person who has made significant contributions to biomedical aging research.
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By Sally Crocker New HSC faculty member Charlotte Noble, PhD, MPH, and her family moved from Florida to Fort Worth in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when little was yet known about the reach of the virus, its outcomes and how long it would last. Months later, as states like Texas...Read more
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Mayor Betsy Price and HSC share a mission to create solutions for a healthier community. Price, first elected Mayor in 2011, has consistently promoted strategies and activities that improve the fitness, health and well-being of Fort Worth residents. Her devotion to elevating the city’s over...Read more
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