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A New York Fire Department Deputy Chief at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. Stony Brook University researchers may have found a link between Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and cognitive degeneration in 9/11 responders. PUBLIC DOMAIN

New form of dementia linked to 9/11 first responders

Karaline Talty September 29, 2022
A study conducted by Stony Brook University researchers revealed that World Trade Center (WTC) responders with early-onset cognitive impairment may have a new form of dementia. The study included 99 WTC responders with an average age of 56.
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Anat speaks at the Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium in the  Medical and Research Translation (MART) Building Auditorium on March 28, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN

SBU study finds that taking sex into account could change 20% of MCI diagnoses

Deidre Redhead December 7, 2019
Anat Biegon, a professor in the department of radiology at the Renaissance School of Medicine, co-wrote a study that found taking sex into account could change diagnoses for 20% of people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).
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Research shows Alzheimers disease relationship with obesity and testosterone

Research shows Alzheimer’s disease relationship with obesity and testosterone

Vincent Sparagna October 14, 2018
Though old age is the biggest risk factor for Alzheimer’s, Pike’s talk suggested that biological factors such as obesity and low testosterone levels in men can further increase risk of getting the disease.
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Stony Brook Stitchers help stitch up patient spirits

Erika Peters September 17, 2018
Stony Brook Stitchers is a volunteer group that donateshandmade items its members sew, knit and crochet to patients with physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
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Adrian Coxson retires: The next hit could possibly kill me

Adrian Coxson retires: “The next hit could possibly kill me”

Cameron Boon September 9, 2015
Former Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson retired on Monday afternoon, citing problems from his severe Grade 3 concussion that still linger over a month after impact.
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Under the Microscope: Sleep position impacts brains ability to detox

Under the Microscope: Sleep position impacts brain’s ability to detox

Ruchi Shah August 27, 2015
Interestingly, the lateral position is the most common, suggesting that organisms have evolved over time to prefer the sleeping position that clears brain waste the best.
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