Severe Preeclampsia Linked With Neuroinflammation, Neurofilament Light Associated With Memory Function, Discrimination Effects on Cognition

Severe Preeclampsia Linked With Neuroinflammation, Neurofilament Light Associated With Memory Function, Discrimination Effects on Cognition

WATCH TIME: 4 minutes Welcome to this special edition of Neurology News Network. I’m Marco Meglio. This week’s episode is centered around the recently concluded 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. According to data presented at the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), July 31 to August 4, in San Diego, California, severe cases of preeclampsia (PE), a pregnancy specific hypertensive disorder, were found to elevate markers of neuroinflammation and neurovascular damage, while demonstrating increased amyloid-ß concentration.The study included 40 women with histories of normotensive pregnancies, considered the control group, with 40 age- and parity-matched women with history of mild (n = 33) or severe (n = 7) PE. When comparing …
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