Latest Lisa L. Barnes Stories

Childhood Adversity May Slow Cognitive Decline
2012-12-11 10:13:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center at Rush University Medical Center suggests that people who experienced adversity as children, such as sometimes going hungry, may have slower cognitive decline in their elderly years compared to people who had easy childhoods. "These results were unexpected because other studies have shown that people who experience adversity as children are more likely to have problems such as...

2005-07-24 18:26:11

CHICAGO - Researchers from the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center found that plaques and tangles in the brain, the changes seen in people with Alzheimer's disease (AD), are more likely to be expressed as dementia in women than in men. In the June 2005 issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, "Sex Differences in the Clinical Manifestations of Alzheimer Disease Pathology," principal investigator Lisa L. Barnes, PhD, sought to determine whether the relation between levels of AD pathology and...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.