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Biomarker study reveals the effects of astrocyte reactivity in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
Evidence supports a close link between Aβ, astrocyte reactivity, and tau pathology in preclinical AD.
Dutch scientists unveil the integral role of CD5L protein in IgM structure and function
Researchers in the Netherlands assessed the structure of human circulatory IgM and its relationship with the small CD5L protein.
North American arrival of A(H5N1) influenza raises concerns of potential pandemic outbreak
Rapid global expansion of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) viruses in 2021, including reassortment with North American strains, highlights the need for proactive measures to combat their spread and mitigate the risk of a potential pandemic originating from these reassortants.
Early life hardships echo into old age: Study links childhood adversity to cognitive decline in later life
Adversities experienced at different life stages impact cognitive aging, with early-life hunger and financial hardship predicting lower cognitive performance in older age. Financial hardship and stress in early adulthood, however, are associated with better cognitive performance.
Red alert on energy drinks: Severe health risks for kids and teens
Research investigates the adverse health effects associated with energy drink consumption in children and adolescents. The study highlights the impact on different organ systems, the role of trigger factors, and the presence of preexisting health conditions.
Green Mediterranean diet reshapes DNA methylation, boosts metabolism
Study explores the effects of a green-MED diet enriched in polyphenols and reduced in red/processed meat on the methylome and transcriptome levels. It aims to uncover the molecular mechanisms underlying the observed metabolic improvements.
Boiled coffee overload: Consuming six or more cups daily linked to higher dementia and Alzheimer's risk
Researchers examine the potential relationship between tea and coffee consumption during midlife and the risk of developing dementia in later life.
Hypertension is silent culprit in 15.8% of global dementia cases
New study quantifies the impact of hypertension on dementia risk, revealing the proportion of cases that could be prevented globally, regionally, and nationally. Key insights for effective dementia prevention strategies.