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This daily nutrient may play a critical role in treating Alzheimer’s disease

Choline is an important nutrient that is naturally present in some foods and can be used as a dietary supplement. All plant and animal cells...

Big waistline linked to higher risk of obesity-related dementia

In a new study, researchers found waist circumference is a more accurate indicator of abdominal visceral fat level than body mass index (BMI) in...

Dementia patients’ adult kids diagnosed earlier than their parents

In a new study, researchers found that people with dementia – whose parents also had dementia – develop symptoms an average of six years...

Diet high in trans fats may increase your dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found a diet high in trans fats could put people at increased risk for dementia. Foods that contributed the most...

How to support people with dementia

Many older Americans worry about their risk for developing some form of dementia, and with good reason. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, someone in the...

Eating too much salt may increase your risk of cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers found a high-salt diet promotes cognitive impairment through the Alzheimer-linked protein tau. A high-salt diet may negatively affect cognitive function...

This stuff in the blood linked to high risks of Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers found higher serum levels of elaidic acid, a biomarker for industrial trans fat, are linked to an increased risk...

Researchers find a cause of dementia in some people

In a new study, researchers found that brain injury can be a cause of dementia in some older adults. With the use of MRI scans,...

New method to treat Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers have used patient-derived neurons to develop and test a new strategy to treat Parkinson's disease by mitigating the effects...

These personality traits may predict your dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that dementia risk is lower among older people who were calm, mature and energetic high schoolers. They found being...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...