Brain damage raises dementia risk, research finds A large research in older veterans raises fresh concern about mild human brain injuries that thousands of troops have suffered from explosions in recent wars. Even concussions appear to raise the threat of developing Alzheimer’s disease or various other dementia later in existence, researchers found. Closed-head, traumatic brain accidents certainly are a legacy of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.The European Science Foundation provides a platform for its Member Organisations to progress European analysis and explore fresh directions for research at the European level. Founded in 1974 as an unbiased nongovernmental organisation, the ESF presently serves 75 Member Organisations across 30 countries.
Antiepileptic drugs may have a possible defensive effect against seizure disorders Despite government warnings about an increased risk of suicidal actions and thoughts while taking antiepileptic drugs, these medications usually do not appear to be associated with increased threat of suicide attempts in individuals with bipolar disorder, and may have a possible defensive effect, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.