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Sleep problems linked to higher dementia risk in these people

In a new study from the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, researchers tested patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and found that those with a sleep...

Scientists discover 84 new genes linked to dementia

In a new study from the University of Exeter, researchers found how genes are regulated in dementia, and they discovered 84 new genes linked...

This common food could increase your dementia risk

In a new study from the University of Leeds, researchers found that consuming a 25g serving of processed meat a day, the equivalent to...

Bottom blood pressure number may predict your dementia risk

In a recent study published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke, researchers found that the bottom number (diastolic blood pressure) on a blood...

New method shows promise in treating Alzheimer’s and related dementias

Researchers remain perplexed as to what causes dementia and how to treat and reverse the cognitive decline seen in patients. In a new study from...

How to use a healthy lifestyle to prevent dementia

A new Alzheimer’s disease drug will hit the market soon, the first in nearly two decades. But some experts say the evidence for it...

These 2 health issues may double your dementia risk

In a recent study published in Neurology, researchers found that losing both eyesight and hearing functions may put you at greater risk of dementia...

This simple blood test can accurately detect dementia in older people

In a new study from King's College London, researchers found that a single biomarker can accurately indicate the presence of underlying neurodegeneration in people...

This eye problem may increase risk of dementia

In a recent study published in Ageing Clinical and Experimental Research, researchers found that older people with vision loss are much more likely to...

Lack of sleep in middle age may increase dementia risk

Not sleeping enough can harm your health. It raises your risk of many diseases and disorders. A new study found this may include dementia. The...