viral inflammation

A new study ties repeated viral infections to an increased risk of dementia

The study was published in the journal Neuron. An increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease has been linked to viral infection, according to National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers. The team have discovered a link between earlier viral sickness and a higher risk of neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer‘s and Parkinson’s. The […]

Alzheimer’s Disease linked to olfactory viral inflammation

The olfactory system, which regulates sense of smell, and the part of the brain associated with memory and learning can get irritated and disrupted by viruses, thus hastening the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. A recent study from scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus suggests that viruses may cause inflammation and damage to […]

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