Author: KLong

As 2021 draws to a close, we at BTC of New Bedford want to reflect on the past year and wish our volunteers a very happy holiday! Clinical trials are an essential tool for the advancement of medical knowledge and patient care. Our dedicated team...

Did you know that November is Men’s Health Awareness Month? This month, males of all ages are encouraged to take special inventory of their overall health - both physical and mental. Historically, conversations surrounding mental health were minimized or ignored, and unfortunately, men’s mental health...

Did you know that October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month? Millions of people in the United States are impacted by mental illness every single year, and fortunately, the conversation surrounding mental illness is become more commonplace and less taboo. According to the National...

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a form of dementia that directly impact memory, behavior, and thinking. It causes the brain to shrink in size, and although forgetfulness is a typical part of aging, Alzheimer’s is not. AD is a progressive disease, meaning that is worsens over...

Did you know that almost 8 million people in the United States will develop post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, in their lifetime? PTSD is an anxiety disorder that develops following a frightening, stressful, or traumatic event. Symptoms of fear, helplessness, stress, and moodiness can be so...

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most devastating diagnoses for both patients and their families due to the mental and emotional toll that the symptoms cause. It is the most common type of dementia and is a progressive disease that begins with mild memory loss and...

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating neurologic disorder that causes the brain to shrink and brain cells to die. It is a progressive brain disorder, meaning that it slowly gets worse as time goes on. Though there is no known cause or cure for Alzheimer’s, there are...