SMOKING LINKED TO BIOMARKERS FOR ALZHEIMER DISEASEWebmaster TRC
Liu Y, et al. Association of Cigarette Smoking With Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration, Neuroinflammation, and Oxidation. JAMA Netw Open. 2020; 3(10):e2018777. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.18777. October 2, 2020.This case-control study found that cigarette smoking was associated with at-risk biomarkers for Alzheimer disease, as indicated by higher Aβ42 levels, excessive oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, and impaired neuroprotection found in the CSF of participants in the active smoking group.