Mental disorders linked to subsequent dementia

Written by | 2 Mar 2022

A decades-long New Zealand national data base study suggests an association between mental disorders and subsequent dementia. The findings were published on February 16, 2022 in JAMA Psychiatry. […]

Smartphone reminders can improve memory for older adults with dementia

Written by | 13 Feb 2022

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Older adults with dementia or mild cognitive impairment sometimes struggle to remember daily tasks, including managing medications, shopping for groceries and tracking upcoming events, including […]

Researchers find warning signs for dementia in the blood

Written by | 24 Oct 2021

Certain microRNAs indicate risk for cognitive decline DZNE – German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases Researchers at the DZNE and the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) have identified molecules […]

Study shows hormone therapy not associated with an increased risk of developing dementia

Written by | 8 Oct 2021

University of Nottingham New research, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, shows that the use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT — also known as hormone replacement […]

Eye conditions linked to heightened risk of dementia

Written by | 20 Sep 2021

Risk of dementia increases with age-related macular degeneration, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease, but not glaucoma. Age-related macular degeneration, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease are linked to an […]

Beige fat ‘indispensable’ in protecting the brain from dementia

Written by | 15 Aug 2021

Beige is considered a calming paint color, and scientists have new evidence that beige fat has a similar impact on the brain, bringing down the inflammation associated with […]

Changes in how cholesterol breaks down in the body may accelerate progression of dementia

Written by | 2 Jun 2021

Study suggests that some cholesterol medications may impact signaling pathways in the brain, particularly in men The blood-brain barrier is impermeable to cholesterol, yet high blood cholesterol is […]

Treating sleep apnea may reduce dementia risk

Written by | 18 Apr 2021

A new study finds older adults who received positive airway pressure therapy prescribed for obstructive sleep apnea may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other kinds […]

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