Vascular risk interacts with amyloid levels to increase age-related cognitive decline

"Our findings suggest that having vascular risk factors like diabetes, smoking, and high blood pressure may accelerate the rate of cognitive decline in normal older adults, and that the effect of vascular risk on decline is magnified in people with higher brain amyloid levels," says Jennifer Rab Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180521131555.htm

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University found 45 percent of victims were at high risk for homicide and severe assault, in a one-year assessment

In the first year of the initiative, the Cuyahoga County Domestic Violence High Risk Team (DVHRT) partnered with researchers from Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Police Department in districts 1 and 5 (in the city's far-West and East Sides, respectively) where officers surveyed Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180521092659.htm

Eugene O’Neill’s Creation of the Play, The Iceman Changeth

The drama The Iceman Cometh, currently on Broadway with Denzel Washington as the main character Hickey, is one of Eugene O'Neill's greatest. It is set in a New York City bar with a large group of alcoholic denizens unable to fulfill their "pipe dreams. Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/creative-explorations/201805/eugene-oneills-creation-the-play-the-iceman-changeth

Insufficient sleep, even without extended wakefulness, leads to performance impairments

Therefore, it was unknown whether any decline in vigilance or other functions was due to the extended wakefulness or restricted sleep," said senior author Elizabeth B. Klerman, MD, PhD, from the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Department of Medicine at BWH. Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180521154259.htm