Teen smoking and nicotine addiction display a concerning link to shrinking brain volume, a new study warns.
StudyFinds' Dr. Faith Coleman fact-checks some of the most popular narratives surrounding the onset of dementia.
With a lineage rooted in Eastern Europe, Ashkenazi Jews were genetically isolated from their non-Jewish counterparts for centuries.
"We found that people with amyloid plaques who had more severe sleep apneas also were more likely to have lower volumes in the medial temporal lobe area," researchers report.
This protein, associated with learning and memory, could be an early indicator of mild cognitive impairment up to 7 years before symptoms appear.
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