WMC: Best Life: Blood marker being used in dementia study

June 29, 2020

Chronic inflammation in the body, caused by genetics, disease, or lifestyle is very damaging to cells, playing a role in vascular disease and dementia. Sudha Seshadri, MD, professor of neurology, explained to Ivanhoe, “We are increasingly recognizing that infection and inflammation play a role in neurodegeneration and vascular diseases.” As this disease develops, inflammation is […]

Your Erie.com: Your health – Treatments for dementia

June 22, 2020

Nearly 50 million people worldwide suffer from dementia which affects their memory, language and family relationships. Now a blood marker, called Soluble C-D14, is being studied as a potential tool in the neurological disease. Chronic inflammation in the body caused by genetics, disease, or lifestyle is very damaging to cells playing a role in vascular […]

Glenn Biggs Institute, Caring for the Caregiver at UT Health San Antonio ready to help caregivers coping with the pandemic

June 12, 2020

Faculty and staff of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, in partnership with the Caring for the Caregiver program of the School of Nursing, are concerned about caregivers’ mental health as the necessary – yet uncomfortable – isolation imposed by the coronavirus crisis reaches six months. “There […]

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Stroke bleeds in the brain not decreasing, study finds

June 9, 2020

Brain bleeds called intracerebral hemorrhages remained stable in incidence among all age groups over the past 30 years, but they increased in people 75 and older, according to a new analysis of the Framingham Heart Study.

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