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This personality trait linked to higher dementia risk, study confirms

In a new study from the Florida State University, researchers found that changes in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease are often visible early...

If you have high blood pressure before this age, watch out for your dementia...

In a new study from the University of Melbourne and elsewhere, researchers found individuals who are diagnosed with high blood pressure at ages 35-44...

This study finds a simple test to detect dementia risk

In a recent study published in Neurology, researchers found people whose scores on a dementia risk test indicated a less brain-healthy lifestyle, including smoking,...

Exercise can give you a healthy liver

In a recent study published in JHEP Reports, researchers found the positive effects, beyond the expected weight-loss benefit, of exercise on the liver. The study...

These places in the U.S. have much more deaths from Alzheimer’s

In a new study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual meeting, researchers found death rates from Alzheimer’s disease are particularly high in the rural...

Brown fat could protect the brain from dementia

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers found that beige fat can protect the brain from dementia. It can bring down the inflammation...

Mentally stimulating jobs may lower dementia risk in older people

In a recent study published in The BMJ, researchers found people with mentally stimulating jobs have a lower risk of dementia in old age...

High blood pressure before midlife linked to smaller brain, greater dementia risk

In a new study from the University of Melbourne, researchers found people who develop high blood pressure before middle age have smaller brains and...

Dealing with dementia: When thinking and behavior decline

Forgetfulness, temporary confusion, or having trouble remembering a name or word can be a normal part of life. But when thinking problems or unusual behavior...

Common high blood pressure drugs may prevent Parkinson’s, dementia, Huntington’s

Recently, researchers have found that drugs commonly used for the high blood pressure may protect brain health and prevent several diseases. One study published in...