ging can be characterized by the progressive loss of physiological integrity, resulting in impaired functions and susceptibility for diseases and death. This biological deterioration is considered a major risk factor for cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease among others. At the cellular level, there are two key ….
Blast-induced traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) remain the two most common afflictions of U.S. military service personnel who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. A Rand Report1 estimates that 300,000 (18.3%) of 1.64 million military service members who have deployed to these war zones have PTSD or major …..
Diseases associated with the central nervous system incorporate a diverse set of pathologies. However, the two most dominant adult neurodegenerative diseases in the United States, namely stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI), affect a large array of people. The American Heart Association found that stroke is responsible for 130,000 deaths each year, ….