First look at atomic structures of protein tangles found in Alzheimer's disease

First look at atomic structures of protein tangles found in Alzheimer’s disease The most detailed view yet of tau protein structures found in Alzheimer’s disease has been provided by a team of scientists. First look at atomic structures of protein tangles found in Alzheimer’s disease Source: Science Daily Healthy Aging

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Traumatic brain injury associated with dementia in working-age adults

Traumatic brain injury associated with dementia in working-age adults According to a study encompassing the entire Finnish population, traumatic brain injury associated with an increased risk for dementia in working-age adults. Yet, no such relationship was found between traumatic brain injury and later onset of Parkinson’s disease or ALS. The researchers believe that these results…

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Meal Frequency and Timing Are Associated with Changes in Body Mass Index in Adventist Health Study 2 [Nutritional Epidemiology]

Meal Frequency and Timing Are Associated with Changes in Body Mass Index in Adventist Health Study 2 [Nutritional Epidemiology] Background: Scientific evidence for the optimal number, timing, and size of meals is lacking. Objective: We investigated the relation between meal frequency and timing and changes in body mass index (BMI) in the Adventist Health Study…

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ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults

ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults The use of medication to treat attention deficient hyperactivity disorder is linked to significantly lower risk for substance use problems in adolescents and adults with ADHD, according to a new study. ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse…

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