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New insights into the cellular programs that promote resolution of inflammation during aging

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 16:22
Aging is associated with chronic, nonresolving inflammation, or "inflammaging," that can lead to tissue dysfunction.

Couples often share high blood pressure, study finds

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 12:58
If one spouse or partner in a heterosexual couple has high blood pressure, the other partner often does too, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association.

HDAC inhibitors may offer new strategy for reversing fibrotic wall around pancreatic tumors

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 12:07
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers-;only about one in eight patients survives five years after diagnosis.

Military personnel repeatedly exposed to blasts show increased brain inflammation and structural changes

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 12:01
The brains of special warfare community personnel repeatedly exposed to blasts show increased inflammation and structural changes compared with a control group, potentially increasing the risk of long-term, brain-related disease, according to a new study.

Twice daily electrical stimulation boosts brain plasticity and improves memory in Alzheimer's patients

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 11:33
Twice daily non-invasive electrical stimulation of the brain may boost mental processes (cognitive function) in people with Alzheimer's disease, suggest the results of a small clinical trial published online in the open access journal General Psychiatry.

Music could hold the key to developing effective mental health interventions

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 09:23
How human beings respond to music and the biological underpinnings of this response.

Orbitofrontal cortex holds clues for understanding and preventing depression

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 09:12
New research published in JCCP Advances indicates that experiencing negative life events (NLE) during childhood is linked with a higher risk of developing symptoms of depression during young adulthood.

Housing instability heightens Alzheimer's risk in veterans

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 09:00
In a recent study published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Veterans with housing instability were 53% more likely to receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia (ADRD) than those with stable housing.

Risk factors for the development of freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease patients

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 08:52
The risk factors that influence the development of freezing of gait or FOG.

Anti-obesity medications may offer survival benefits for osteoarthritis patients

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 08:48
New research published in Arthritis & Rheumatology suggests that for people overweight or with obesity who also have knee or hip osteoarthritis, a slow-to-moderate-;but not fast-;rate of weight loss caused by anti-obesity medications may lower their risk of premature death.

Brain stimulation offers promise for prospective memory deficits in schizophrenia

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 08:45
Most people with schizophrenia have extensive impairment of memory, including prospective memory, which is the ability to remember to perform future activities.

Exploring the genetic links: Alcohol, smoking, coffee intake, and arthritis risk

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 07:24
The genetic relationship between alcohol consumption, smoking, coffee intake, and the risk of arthritis.

Ethnic disparities in COVID-19 mortality rates among hospitalized patients in California

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 06:48
The association between race and outcomes in Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) hospitalizations in California.

Study reveals subclinical cardiac changes in Hispanic women with history of hypertensive pregnancy disorders

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 06:18
The long-term cardiac effects of de novo hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

New study classifies CSU skin eruptions into five categories using mathematical modeling

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 05:17
Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU), a skin condition marked by sudden eruptions.

Study links elevated BMI to weaker immune response post-SARS-CoV-2 infection

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 04:55
Researchers evaluated the impact of BMI elevation on humoral immunity levels against SARS-CoV-2.

'GREAT PLEA' system proposed for responsible use of generative AI in healthcare

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 23:25
A study in NPJ Digital Medicine reviews ethical guidelines for AI in military and healthcare, proposing the "GREAT PLEA" system for ethical AI application in clinical research.

Irregular sleep patterns linked to cognitive decline in older adults, study shows

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 23:02
Study finds that short sleep duration and high variability in sleep patterns are significantly associated with cognitive impairment in older adults, highlighting the importance of consistent sleep for cognitive health.

Sympathetic nervous system and immune interplay: Key to metabolic regulation

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 22:31
A review in Advanced Science explores the interaction between the immune system and the sympathetic nervous system in regulating vital metabolic organs like the pancreas, liver, and adipose tissues. This comprehensive analysis provides insights into the neuroimmune relationships affecting metabolism, offering potential new therapeutic strategies for metabolic diseases.

New genetic links to coronary artery calcification uncovered, offering treatment insights

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 21:58
A study in Nature Cardiovascular Research identifies two new genetic loci associated with coronary artery calcification (CAC), a key indicator of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.