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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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