Earlier onset of high blood pressure affects brain structure, may increase dementia risk

The results raise the possibility that taking steps in young adulthood to control or delay the onset of high blood pressure may reduce the risk of dementia. “Hypertension is very common in middle-aged people (45-64 years), and early onset high blood pressure is becoming more common. Although the association among hypertension, brain health and dementia […]

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Long-lasting pain relief without opioids: Researchers develop a novel, local treatment for chronic pain

The research has led to UB filing patents on two sets of novel lipidated peptides—peptides modified with lipid molecules—that are injected at the site of injury. With the assistance of UB Business and Entrepreneurial Partnerships, the researchers have also formed a startup company called Channavix, Inc. that is developing non-opioid drugs for pain to assist […]

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