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Women’s Brains May Be the Most Vulnerable to Alzheimer’s

Women’s Brains May Be the Most Vulnerable to Alzheimer’s

Women’s brains might be more vulnerable to the degenerative effects of Alzheimer’s disease than men’s, causing them to decline in memory and cognitive function twice as fast, according to new research that could explain why women make up two-thirds of all diagnosed Alzheimer’s cases in the US.

The finding was presented this week at the 2015 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Washington, DC, with the team also noting that women tend to decline more dramatically than men in cognition, function, and brain size after they’ve been in surgery or under general anaesthesia.

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DecodeDC: Ex-NPR Reporter Seabrook Fed Up With Media BS

Posted by on September 1, 2012 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
DecodeDC: Ex-NPR Reporter Seabrook Fed Up With Media BS

“After 14 years at National Public Radio, Andrea Seabrook left in July and, to hear her talk about her experience covering Capitol Hill, it’s clear that she had one takeaway: It’s damn frustrating. “I realized that there is a part of covering Congress, if you’re doing daily coverage, that is actually sort of colluding with […]

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Does the CIA Control NPR and Other “Alternative Media”?

Written by on November 30, 2010 in Agencies & Systems with 1 Comment
Does the CIA Control NPR and Other “Alternative Media”?

The recent heated debate over funding of National Public Radio has kept Democrats and Republicans bickering.  Democrats feel that without government funding they won’t have the same programming freedom, and Republicans have taken a libertarian position by abandoning NPR altogether.  Regardless of political party who is really funding them and is it really faux liberalism to keep the illusion of balance […]

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