Joo Young Min

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INTRODUCTION There is increasing evidence that infective pathogens such as Helicobacter pylori is linked to atherosclerosis of cerebral vessels. As an independent contributing factor, the CD14 receptor-lipopolysaccharide complex plays an important role in activating inflammatory reactions. In particular, the C(-260)T polymorphism in the CD14 receptor may be(More)
OBJECTIVES The overall objectives of the Ajou-Bundang Study for the Elderly (AB study) were to describe the current geriatric diseases and health behaviors, and to improve the visiting health service in South Korea. The particular objectives of the current study were to describe the AB study and to investigate the associations between subjective memory(More)
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), which was originally found to be involved in the reproductive process, has also been implicated in the modulation of immune system function. However, the underlying mechanisms of this involvement remain largely unclear. In this study, we found that GnRH increased the intracellular calcium levels in murine Raw264.7(More)
BACKGROUND Extrapyramidal signs (EPSs), which are important characteristics of Parkinson's disease (PD), occur frequently in Alzheimer's disease (AD). Although AD and PD share common clinical features such as EPSs, these diseases vary with respect to vascular risk factors. The presence of vascular risk factors increases the risk of AD; however, these(More)
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