Articles by Kathryn Achuck


A Spoonful of Sugar

In clinical trials that uphold the gold standard of double blind placebo controls, an inert pill is compared to the tested drug to measure the efficacy of the tested drug. If the efficacy of a tested drug is not determined to work better than the placebo, then the drug is not considered effective. Because a…

Questions: Alzheimer’s Disease

Though current research, public understanding and new technologies surrounding Alzheimer’s Disease (such as the dominantly inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) or early diagnostic genetic testing) offer an optimistic future for potential cures and effective treatments, the current prevalence of Alzheimer’s and preclinical Alzheimer’s continues to situate itself around 30 percent for the older adult population. Popular…

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