Military risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

By Michael W. Weiner, Karl E. Friedl, Anthony Pacifico, Julie C. Chapman, Michael S. Jaffee, Deborah M. Little, Geoffrey T. Manley, Ann McKee, Ronald C. Petersen, Roger K. Pitman, Kristine Yaffe, Henrik Zetterberg, Robert Obana, Lisa J. Bain, Maria C. Carrillo Abstract: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are signature injuries of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and have been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias. A meeting hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association and the Veterans’ Health Research Institute (NCIRE) in Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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