A study conducted by Stony Brook University researchers revealed that World Trade Center (WTC) responders with early-onset cognitive impairment may have a new form of dementia. The study included 99 WTC responders with an average age of 56.
Anat Biegon, a professor in the department of radiology at the Renaissance School of Medicine, co-wrote a study that found taking sex into account could change diagnoses for 20% of people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).
A team of researchers at Stony Brook University conducted a pilot study that suggests there may be a link between chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration, leading to diseases like Alzheimer’s.
Amyloid β is known to play a role in Alzheimer’s disease, but recent findings by Dr. William Van Nostrand, professor of neurosurgery, and Dr. John Robinson, professor of psychology at Stony Brook University, and their teams defined a model of the link between the location of Amyloid β deposits and cognitive decline.
Stony Brook University Hospital researchers have found that the brain’s glymphatic pathway, a process that clears waste and solutes from the brain, can contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease…