Casey Kelly-Barton

About Casey Kelly-Barton

Casey Kelly-Barton is an Austin-based freelance writer whose childhood was made awesome by her grandmothers, great-grandmother, great-aunts and uncles, and their friends.

Could a New Ultrasound Therapy Treat Dementia?

Could a New Ultrasound Therapy Treat Dementia?

The effort to find effective treatments for dementia has been called “one of the most intractable problems in medicine,” according to the New York Times. One reason progress is so difficult is that the body’s blood-brain barrier, which keeps foreign substances, including medications and immunotherapies, from fully reaching the brain. Since 2015, a group of researchers […]

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3 Ways to Find Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

3 Ways to Find Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

“By the time I’m that age, I hope there’ll be a cure.” Most of us have heard someone say that in a conversation about Alzheimer’s disease, or we’ve said it ourselves. We’re counting on researchers to untangle the causes and find more effective treatments, but right now many of those professionals are facing a serious […]

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