Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Inflammatory changes in the brain twenty years before Alzheimer onset

Roughly twenty years before the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease appear, inflammatory changes in the brain can be seen, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in the medical scientific journal ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Method to predict Alzheimer's disease within two years of screening

At the first signs of memory loss, most people start worrying and wonder, "What if I have Alzheimer's disease?" And yet, the disease is often diagnosed late in its development and sometimes up to ten years after the first ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Climate change worry good for planet

A study by psychologists at Bath has found that people who excessively worry about climate change should not be stigmatised.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Visualizing how infection exacerbates lung disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of death worldwide. The disease, characterized by constricted airways due to bronchitis and emphysema, is commonly seen in smokers but can also be brought on ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No link between whole-body vibration and spine pathology

(HealthDay)—Whole-body vibration (WBV) is not a cause for spinal pathological changes on imaging, according to a systematic review published in the October issue of Spine.

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