Veterans

Satellites, airport visibility readings shed light on troops' exposure to air pollution

Using data from NASA satellites and airport visibility sensors, Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers and colleagues are extending an approach used to study air…

Multiple pathways progressing to Alzheimer's disease

The amyloid cascade hypothesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) posits that sticky aggregations or plaques of amyloid-beta peptides accumulate over time in the…

Post-traumatic stress disorder linked to accelerated aging

Writing in the May 7 online issue of American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and…

The brain's 'inner GPS' gets dismantled

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have induced this all-too-common human experience – or a close version of it -…

'Wimpy' antibody protects against kidney disease in mice

Led by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and published online Nov. 2, 2014, in the journal…

Yogic breathing shows promise in reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder

A new study from the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers hope for those suffering from…

Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans May Increase Risk of Dementia

The study also found that veterans with a history of TBI developed dementia about two years earlier than those without TBI who had developed dementia. 

Blasts may cause brain injury even without symptoms

The findings, published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation on March 3, 2014, suggest that a lack of clear TBI symptoms following an explosion may not…

Depression May Increase Your Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

“Depression is linked in other studies to illnesses such as cancer and stroke,” said study author Albert C. Yang, MD, PhD, with Taipei Veterans General…

Stanford researchers discover master regulator of skin development

The production, or differentiation, of such a sophisticated tissue requires an immense amount of coordination at the cellular level, and glitches in the…

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