Tag Archives: Light

Aduhelm and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Potential Medicare Budget-Buster Puts A Blazing Light on Health Care Costs and Innovation

The FDA’s approval of the first therapy to treat Alzheimer’s Disease in over twenty years brought attention to a not-yet-convened debate of U.S. health care costs and spending, innovation, and return-on-the-investment (as well as “for whom” do the returns accrue). In my latest post for Medecision, I explore different angles on the Aduhelm and Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Light Wave Dental Continues Expansion in North Carolina With Triangle Family Dentistry Affiliation – Yahoo Finance

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200311005060/en/ With strong financial backing from Alpine Investors (“Alpine”), a private equity firm with a unique PeopleFirst approach, Light Wave Dental is committed to transforming the dental group practice model through a unique management company that is part owned by private equity and part owned… Read More »

Light and space in the city

Space is the key word when it comes to an inner Melbourne project by NTF Architecture, known as Bluff. The Hawthorn East build was a renovation that saw the limitations of many old houses – low ceilings, small rooms, no flow to the outdoors – overcome with some modern style and contemporary sensibilities. Originally a… Read More »

Study Sheds Light on Common Cause of Back Pain

Unexplained low back pain is incredibly common, affecting about 80% of adults at some point during their lifetimes. In the last three months, more than one-quarter of U.S. adults report that they’ve experienced low back pain, which is the most common cause of job-related disability, according to the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and… Read More »

The ever-changing brain: Shining a light on synaptic plasticity

Synapses — specialized structures in neurons — allow these nerve cells to communicate with one another. In the synapse, one neuron emits chemical messengers called neurotransmitters, and an apposed neuron receives them using tiny structures called receptors. A specific type of receptor, the AMPA receptor, plays a crucial role in learning and memory processes. However,… Read More »