Dementia
Drug used to treat Parkinson’s shows potential as a dementia treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Drug used to treat hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson's shows promise as treatment for dementia-related psychosis (DRP). more
Drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A study found that the drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia more
UC study highlights benefits of art intervention for people with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
University of Canberra researchers have shown that art gallery programs can improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia - and they've backed it up by... more
How micro-doses of nature help our health and climate  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Cities around the world are facing major challenges. Industrialised nations are experiencing epidemics of chronic diseases like diabetes, cardio-vascular disease and dementia, and it would be all too easy to... more
Extra virgin olive oil may protect against various dementias  MNT · 1 week
A new study in mice finds that extra virgin olive oil prevents the toxic accumulation of tau protein in the brain and keeps memory intact. more
Medical News Today: Extra virgin olive oil may protect against various dementias  MNT · 1 week
A new study in mice finds that extra virgin olive oil prevents the toxic accumulation of tau protein in the brain and keeps memory... more
Psychological well-being at 52 years prospectively associated with cognitive function at 69 years  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
People around the world are living longer, and dementia has consequently become recognized as a public health priority in many countries. more
Piracetam - an unapproved drug, found in brain supplements  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The market is flooded by supplements that claim to boost brain power and stave off dementia. Some of these supplements may not be harmless finds a study. These supplements have... more
Skiing associated with reduced risk of vascular dementia but not Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia - but not Alzheimer's. more
Aerobic exercise and heart-healthy diet may slow cognitive decline in older adults with CIND  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND), or mild cognitive impairment, is a condition that affects your memory and may put you... more
Skiers have lower incidence of depression and vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's.... more
Cutting neurodegeneration associated with dementia, in animal models  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Korean research team made up of Dr. Hyung-Jun Kim and Shinrye Lee of KBRI, and professor Kiyoung Kim of Soonchunhyang University, found a new molecular mechanism of suppressing neuronal toxicity associateded dementia... more
Research reveals no link between statins and memory loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Over 6 years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia. more
Dementia risk perception vis-a-vis actual action among Americans  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A study has shown that one in two Americans between age 50 and 64 years is aware of the risk of development of dementia with age but only 5 percent are actually... more
New study reveals perception of dementia risk, preventive actions among middle-aged Americans  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Nearly half of Americans in their 50s and early 60s think they're likely to develop dementia as they grow older, but only 5% of... more
People who cannot read may be three times as likely to develop dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research has found that people who are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write, may have nearly three times... more
Illiteracy may triple dementia risk  MNT · 3 weeks
New research finds that people who cannot read may have a threefold risk of developing dementia in older age, compared with people who can read. more
Alzheimer's Association's funding enables expansion of aging study in longest running birth cohort  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Alzheimer's Association and University College London are partnering to study brain aging and dementia in 500 individuals whose health and health-related... more
Good fitness linked to longer life without dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
It is important to say that it is never too late to begin exercising. The average participant in our study was around 60 years old at baseline, and improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness... more
Medical News Today: Illiteracy may triple dementia risk  MNT · 3 weeks
New research finds that people who cannot read may have a threefold risk of developing dementia in older age, compared with people who can read. more
Alzheimer's Research UK urges all political parties to invest in dementia research  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Alzheimer's Research UK is calling on all political parties to drive forward efforts to find life-changing treatments for dementia – by urging them to... more
People who are illiterate may have greater risk of developing dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New research has found that people who are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write, may have nearly three times greater risk of developing... more
Alzheimer's Association awarded NIH grant for psychosocial dementia care research  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Alzheimer's Association announced that it has received a $1.34 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to strengthen the current framework for psychosocial research examining... more
Substantial changes in blood pressure over long term linked to dementia risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a new research study published in the open access journal PLOS Medicine, Albert Hofman and colleagues at Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam,... more
Long-term blood pressure variation and risk of dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists report that people who experienced substantial changes in blood pressure over the long term were at greater risk of dementia than those who did not. more
Art gallery programs can improve wellbeing of people with dementia, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
University of Canberra researchers have shown that art gallery programs can improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia – and they’ve backed it... more
Potential vitamin and Alzheimer's drug produced in yeast  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia, can be produced in baker's yeast. more
Retinal hyperspectral imaging shows promise for early Alzheimer's disease detection  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of dementia in the U.S., with approximately 5.4 million currently affected and an estimated 16 million by 2050. more
Compound that may help delay onset of Alzheimer’s can be produced in baker’s yeast  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer’s... more
Potential vitamin and Alzheimer's drug produced in yeast  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia, can be produced in baker's yeast. more
Does childhood cognition predict dementia risk later in life?  MNT · 4 weeks
New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in life. more
Medical News Today: Does childhood cognition predict dementia risk later in life?  MNT · 4 weeks
New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in life. more
Regenstrief scientists will play key role in nationwide effort to improve care for dementia patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Regenstrief research scientists Christopher Callahan, M.D., and Alexia Torke, M.D., will play a key role in a major... more
Top organizations announce awards for emerging leaders in brain health and dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
To address the growing worldwide public health crisis due to dementia, the prevalence of which is expected to triple worldwide to 152 million by... more
High-Intensity Aerobic Exercise Enhances Memory in Older Adults  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 month
High-intensity interval training results in the greatest memory performance in inactive older adults compared to moderate training or stretching, according... more
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