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Jul 25, 2018
Targeting a lower blood pressure goal may decrease risk for developing memory problems and cognitive difficulties that precede decline into life-altering dementia, according to researchers who’ve conducted the largest study to address the question. Kristine Yaffe, UCSF professor and director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at the SFVAMC, comments on the study led by scientists at Wake Forest University.

Jul 2, 2018
A PTSD study is among the first of its kind, asking how fear responses are different between genders. Sabra Inslicht, a psychologist at the SFVAMC, set out to discover potential gender differences in the process of fear learning. She hopes that the PTSD study results in “more targeted treatments that are geared more precisely to the unique needs of men and women