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The loneliness of social isolation in COVID-19 may affect the brain and raise dementia...

Physical pain is unpleasant, yet it’s vital for survival because it’s a warning that your body is in danger. It tells you to take your...

Why more women have Alzheimer’s disease than men

In a new study, researchers found middle-aged women are more likely than men to have changes in the brain related to Alzheimer's disease, as...

Overweight and under 50? Your risk of dementia may rise later in life

In a new study, researchers found that younger adults who are overweight or obese face a higher risk of dementia in their golden years. They...

The importance of blood tests for Alzheimer’s: What you need to know

A blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease moved closer to reality this week after new findings were announced at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference...

40% of dementia cases could be prevented by avoiding 12 things throughout life

In a new study, researchers found that modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases. The research was...

Scientists find new therapy to reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have discovered a world-first new treatment that reverses the effects of memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease in a...

Your gum health may say something about your dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that gum disease, especially the kind that is irreversible and causes tooth loss, may be linked to mild...

Common heartburn drugs may increase dementia risk

Millions of people around the world use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for conditions like heartburn, gastritis, and stomach ulcers. PPIs work by blocking the pumps...

These two things play big roles in dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found genes and heart health each contribute in an additive way to a person's risk of dementia. The research was...

Living alone linked to higher dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found people over 55 who live alone are 30% more likely to develop dementia than those who live with...

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