C-R Liang

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Previous studies suggested that the overall burden of prior infections contributes to cardiovascular diseases and stroke. In the present study, the association between infectious burden (IB) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) was examined. METHODS Antibody titers to common infectious pathogens including cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes(More)
In Alzheimer's disease (AD), neurodegenerative signals such as amyloid-beta (Aβ) and the precursors of neurotrophins, outbalance neurotrophic signals, causing synaptic dysfunction and neurodegeneration. The neurotrophin receptor p75 (p75NTR) is a receptor of Aβ and mediates Aβ-induced neurodegenerative signals. The shedding of its ectodomain from the cell(More)
The population of developed societies is rapidly aging and there is an increased pressure on the working-age population to take care for the elderly people. Several systems were introduced in recent years addressing some issues related to this problem. However, most of the systems developed in this context are based on pre-defined fall detection [1, 4, 5],(More)
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