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This brain stimulation method may treat dementia, migraine headaches, stroke

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has shown significant efficacy in treating major depressive and obsessive-compulsive disorders. In a new study review, researchers suggest that TMS may...

Bilingualism could delay dementia symptoms, and that can be a bad thing

In a new study, researchers found that bilingualism can delay symptoms of dementia. Their study is believed to be the first to examine conversion times...

Being taller at a young age may lower dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that men who are taller in young adulthood, as an indicator of early-life circumstances, may have a lower...

Scientists find new way to accurately detect Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers reported clinically accurate electrical biosensors for detecting Alzheimer's disease by measuring its core biomarkers using densely aligned carbon nanotubes. The...

This common brain disease can cause dementia and stroke

In a new study, researchers found that levels of six proteins in the blood can be used to gauge a person’s risk for cerebral...

New finding may improve diagnosis of vascular dementia

In a new study, researchers have found a new biomarker for vascular dementia, lipocalin 2 protein. This protein is present in the cerebrospinal fluid...

This food nutrient may help lower risk of Alzheimer’s, dementia

In a new study, researchers found that people who eat or drink more foods with the antioxidant flavonol, which is found in nearly all...

This new discovery may improve treatments of high blood pressure and dementia

In a new study, researchers have discovered the mechanism that allows the brain to monitor its own blood supply. The finding may help find new...

Living near major roads linked to high risk of dementia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers found that living near major roads or highways is linked to a higher incidence of dementia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's...

To prevent dementia, pay attention to your exercise intensity

A recent study from McMaster University examined the impact of exercise on the brain and found that high-intensity workouts improve memory in older adults. The...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

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...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
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 walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...