Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Insights on the link between chronic stress and Alzheimer's disease


News Release 23-Jun-2021


Chronic psychosocial stress--which involves a pathway called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis)--may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease. A new review published in Biological Reviews describes how environmental and genetic factors can impact individuals' HPA axis, and ultimately their risk of Alzheimer's disease.


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