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Alzheimer’s disease in women: What you need to know

More women are affected by dementia than men. Worldwide, women with dementia outnumber men 2 to 1. Brain scans tell us that the rate at...

Alzheimer’s disease requires HIV treatment approach, study finds

In a new study from Carnegie Mellon, researchers explain why understanding the progression of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease, and its eventual treatment, is much...

Dementia: How to prevent cognitive decline

Physical activity, nutrition and cognitively stimulating activities are all known to be good ways to prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia. And older adults at risk...

Scientists find the cause of memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from the Institute of Biomedicine of Seville, researchers found that the accumulation of a fragment of the synaptic protein neurexin...

Benefits of rosemary for brain function

Rosemary is an herb native to the Mediterranean region. The leaf and its oil are commonly used in food and also to make medicine. Rosemary is...

Heart disease strongly linked to dementia, Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from the University of Sheffield, researchers found heart disease can directly cause brain dysfunction early on which could lead to...

Ozone exposure linked to cognitive decline in older people

In a new study from Yale, researchers found a strong link between long-term ozone exposure and an increased risk of cognitive impairment in older...

Brain damage could be stronger in COVID-19 than in Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from NYU Grossman School of Medicine, researchers found patients hospitalized for COVID-19 had higher levels over the short term of...

The role meat may play in triggering Parkinson’s disease

Is there a recommended diet for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD)? Research suggests that eating a whole-food plant-based diet, rich in a variety of fresh fruits...

Inflammation plays a big role in Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from the University Hospital Bonn, researchers found long before the onset of dementia, there is evidence for increased activity of...