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Butler Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Study Yoga as a Treatment for Pain
Researchers at Butler Hospital have been awarded a research grant to study yoga and health education classes to treat chronic pain in people with a history of opioid use disorder who are currently receiving opioid agonist therapy (OAT). OAT refers to medications including buprenorphine and methadone. The three-year grant was awarded by the National Institutes of Health and totals over $600,000. Details
Preliminary Research Results Show Promise for Alzheimer’s Treatment
Researchers at Butler Hospital publish breakthrough results from a study of a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease. The clinical trial covered a novel antibody therapy for Alzheimer’s disease, called aducanumab. In the study, researchers demonstrate the antibody’s ability to reduce amyloid plaque in the brain and slow cognitive decline, two major markers of Alzheimer’s disease. Details
In the War on Alzheimer’s, Butler is Leading the Charge
Recently featured in the ProJo is a story that looks at the current affairs in the war on Alzheimer’s disease and ranks Dr. Stephen Salloway, director of Butler’s Memory and Aging Program, as a general. The in-depth coverage includes articles, photos and videos that delve into the variety of efforts including clinical trials and initiatives that bring the program into collaborations both locally and globally, and speak to the committed effort by Salloway and his team to lead a charge toward finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s. Read More
Butler Hospital Announces New Agreement with Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
A new contract agreement between Butler Hospital and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island is providing greater access to treatment for Rhode Islanders. The agreement, effective March 1, allows people with health insurance through Neighborhood to utilize Butler’s Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services, expanding on the variety of services Neighborhood already covers at Butler. Details
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