Research Paper Title Psychological Stress-Induced Immune Response and Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease in Veterans from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Background Psychological stress is a significant health problem in veterans and their family members. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stress lead to the onset, progression, and worsening of several inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases… Read More
Night Night: 8 Science-backed Supplements that Could Help You Sleep Tonight
If you are tossing and turning all night and struggling to sleep, then you are not alone. Did you know that as many as 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, and roughly half of all adults experience occasional bouts of insomnia. This is a problem because studies link lack of sleep with increased risk… Read More
Identifying Knowledge Gaps in Military-Related Risk Factors for Dementia
Research Paper Title Military-related risk factors for dementia. Background In recent years, there has been growing discussion to better understand the pathophysiological mechanisms of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder and how they may be linked to an increased risk of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s disease in veterans. Methods Building on that discussion, and… Read More
Is Alzheimer’s Disease Transmissible in Humans?
Research Paper Title Is Alzheimer’s Disease Transmissible in Humans? Abstract Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common type of dementia, has been identified as a protein misfolding disease with the accumulation of abnormally folded amyloid-β (Aβ) protein and hyperphosphorylated tau protein in the brain. Aβ is known to play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of… Read More
Is the Consumption of Fruit & Vegetables Inversely Associated with the Incident Risk of Cognitive Disorders?
Research Paper Title Intake of Fruit and Vegetables and the Incident Risk of Cognitive Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies. Background No quantitative assessment has been performed to specifically link the consumption of fruit and vegetables with the incident risk of cognitive disorders. Methods The researchers searched the PubMed and the Embase… Read More
You must be logged in to post a comment.