May 30, 2018
The number of people around the world with dementia is staggering and growing. Recent research is beginning to show how you may best be able lower risk. “It’s not yet definitive, but in the past five years, we’ve made progress on identifying modifiable risk factors for which the evidence is pretty strong,” said Kristine Yaffe, UCSF professor and director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at the SFVAMC.
May 28, 2018
A study of Veterans by SFVAMC and UCSF researchers is the first to report tremendously high rates of suicidal ideation among those with co-occurring PTSD and depression. “As such, it is critical that researchers and care-providers identify anything we can use to target and treat them,” said study author Melanie B. Arenson, Co-Authors Mary A. Whooley, Thomas C. Neylan, Sira Maguen .