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Association of Apolipoprotein E-e4 and Dementia Declines with Age
To study the association of dementia with apolipoprotein E-e4 (APOE-e4) and its interaction with age in a nonagenarian Costa Rican group (N-sample) and a general elderly contrast group (GE-sample). In both case-control ...
Shared Genetic Factors Influence Risk for Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism
Bipolar disorder and alcoholism have high rate comorbidity, with more than 50% of alcoholism occurrence in bipolar disorder. While there is evidence that both disorders are heritable, it is unclear if the same genetic ...
Call for a change in research funding priorities: the example of mental health in Costa Rica
Solicitud de un cambio en las prioridades de financiamiento de la investigación: el ejemplo de la salud mental en Costa Rica
The World Health Organization (WHO) Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 urges its Member States to strengthen leadership in mental health, ensure mental and social health interventions in community-based settings, promote ...