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Infertile worms resist infection-induced neurodegeneration

Intriguing exception to pattern of infection leading to neuro-disease.The connections are still obscure, but mounting evidence points to a link between infections, the immune system, and...
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - Category: Neurology Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

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OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to assess risk of Parkinson disease (PD) following traumatic brain injury (TBI), including specifically mild TBI (mTBI), among care recipients in the Veterans Health Administration. METHODS: In this retrospective cohort study...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
People who have been diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury have a 56% increased risk of developing Parkinson ’ disease, new research has suggested. The study, published in Neurology, included 325 870 US veterans, half of whom had been diagn...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
OBJECTIVES: To examine automobile crash risk associated with cognition in older drivers without dementia. DESIGN: Retrospective secondary analysis of longitudinal cohort study. SETTING: Our study used data from the Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) St...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
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BACKGROUND: Methamphetamine use has been posited to be a risk factor for the development of Parkinson's disease (PD) and parkinsonism. The clinical implications of a potential association between methamphetamine use and PD are considered. METHODS: ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder. Sleep dysfunction is one of the most common non-motor manifestations of PD that has gained significant interest over the past two decades due to its impact on...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Conclusions: The brain health index is a new image analysis approach that may usefully capture combined visible brain damage in large-scale studies of ageing, neurovascular and neurodegenerative disease. The Study in Context: Next: Brain scans to identify children at high risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) before symptoms appear 25 Key Resources to Improve Brain Health and Mental Health Five reasons the future of brain enhancement is digital, pervasive and (hopefully) bright 10 neurotechnologies about to transform brain enhancement and brain health What are cognitive abilities and how to boost them? Solving ...
Source: SharpBrains - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Health & Wellness Technology atrophy brain health index Brain-health brain-injury cerebral small vessel diseases cognition computer-assisted image processing magnetic resonance imaging stroke Source Type: blogs
Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology,  Gothenburg, found that these fishes contain high levels of the protein parvalbumin, which prevents the formation of protein structures.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Inflammation is thought to underlie both irritable bowel disease and Parkinson's disease, and new research from Mount Sinai hospital suggests treating IBD could lower Parkinson's risks by 80%.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusion: The factors associated with RCD were an MMSE score #x3c; 20 at treatment onset, female gender, psychotic symptoms, malnutrition, and a family history of dementia. These results may be directly relevant to patients, their families, and their physicians, enabling early anticipation of difficult clinical trajectories and poor functional outcomes.Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2018;45:1 –10
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
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