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  1. Nelson Vergel

    Total Tau Concentrations and Physical Activity With Cognitive Decline in a Population Sample

    Longitudinal Association of Total Tau Concentrations and Physical Activity With Cognitive Decline in a Population Sample Pankaja Desai, PhD1; Denis Evans, MD1; Klodian Dhana, MD, PhD1; et al Neelum T. Aggarwal, MD2,3; Robert S. Wilson, PhD2; Elizabeth McAninch, MD1; Kumar B. Rajan, PhD1,4...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Aduhelm: What you need to know about the new Alzheimer’s drug

    "Any side effects? In two clinical trials, about 40% of clinical trial patients who got the approved dose of Aduhelm developed painful brain swelling. Symptoms included headache, dizziness, visual disturbances, nausea, and vomiting; about 17% to 18% of patients had microhemorrhages, or small...
  3. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone-Lowering Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Alzheimer's Risk

    Men taking androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer were almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in the years that followed than those who didn’t undergo the therapy, an analysis of medical records from two large hospital systems by Penn Medicine and...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    Low testosterone increases Alzheimer's risk

    Mol Neurobiol. 2015 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print] Low Testosterone Level and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease in the Elderly Men: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Lv W1, Du N, Liu Y, Fan X, Wang Y, Jia X, Hou X, Wang B. Abstract Sex steroids can positively affect the brain function, and low...
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