Adults who have lost teeth due to nontraumatic reasons may have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
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Biologists blazing new approaches to studying Alzheimer’s have made a major finding on combating inflammation linked to the disease. The researchers’ discovery about the role of a protein called TOM-1 heralds a shift toward examining the molecular underpinnings of Alzheimer’s processes.
There is growing evidence that Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects women and men differently. In this insightful review, scientists present the most recent knowledge about these sex-related differences and highlight the significance of estrogens, which play an important role in the sex differences in PD.
To help physicians provide the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is recommending physicians measure how frequently they complete annual assessments of people age 65 and older for thinking and memory problems.
A method to create a faster and lower cost alternative for a gene therapy tool.
In a small safety and feasibility clinical trial, researchers have demonstrated for the first time that senescent cells can be removed from the body using drugs termed ‘senolytics.’ The result was verified not only in analysis of blood but also in changes in skin and fat tissue senescent cell abundance.
A question: ‘Would you be surprised if this patient died in the next month?’ — posed to elicit a clinician’s overall impression of a patient — produced a strong correlation. If a clinician answered that they would not be surprised, the patient was twice as likely to die in the next month.
An advanced MRI brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-damaged blood vessels helped predict problems with thinking (planning, organizing information and processing speed) and dementia.