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Dementia: eating plenty of apples, berries and tea linked to lower risk

We’re often told to eat more fruits and vegetables – and for good reason. Many of the nutrients found in fruits and vegetables are responsible...

Why type 2 diabetes is linked to higher risk of cancer and dementia

In Australia, more than 1.1 million people currently have type 2 diabetes. A host of potential complications associated with the disease mean a 45-year-old diagnosed...

Dementia gene could double risk of severe COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19. They found a high...

New evidence that lowering blood pressure could help prevent dementia

In a new study, researchers found that lowering blood pressure by taking blood pressure drugs reduces the risk of dementia and cognitive impairment by...

20% of people died from COVID-19 had dementia, new research shows

In a new study, researchers found that more people with dementia died from COVID-19 in England and Wales compared to any other pre-existing condition. Alzheimer's...

If your memory feels like it’s not what it once was, it could mean...

In a new study, researchers have shown that certain memory concerns by older adults are predictive of future dementia. They found that when older adults...

Real cause of Parkinson’s disease may be in the gut

In a recent study from the California Institute of Technology, researchers found that Parkinson’s disease may originate in the gut. The study is published in...

These personality traits may protect you from dementia

Alzheimer’s disease, the main cause of dementia in the elderly, is a neurodegenerative disease caused by the irreversible destruction of neuronal networks in certain...

Hearing loss linked to Alzheimer’s disease, dementia

Sound has the power to stimulate the brain, which is why hearing loss has the potential to have a profound effect on health—especially among...

Coronavirus: many patients reporting brain symptoms

As case numbers of COVID-19 continue to rise around the world, we are starting to see an increasing number of reports of neurological symptoms. Some...

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