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Taller men have a lower dementia risk, study finds

In a recent study published in eLife, researchers found being taller in young adulthood is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia in...

These cancer drugs may help treat Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from NIH and elsewhere, researchers found several existing and emerging cancer drugs could be repurposed as therapies to be tested...

This diet may be your best bet for cognitive health

As people age, inflammation within their immune system increases, damaging cells. In a new study from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, researchers found...

Sleeping longer than 6.5 hours a night associated with cognitive decline

A good night’s sleep is important for many reasons. It helps our body repair itself and function as it should, and is linked to...

If you control type 2 diabetes well, you may lower dementia risk

It has long been known that type 2 diabetes is associated with a higher risk of developing dementia disease. However, as for the risk of...

Scientists find the cause of Alzheimer’s disease in human brain

In a new study from the University of Cambridge, researchers have used human data to quantify the speed of different processes that lead to...

Low vitamin D may speed up cognitive decline

In a recent study from Rutgers, researchers found older people who don’t get enough vitamin D may experience cognitive decline at a much faster...

How high blood pressure could increase your dementia risk

In a recent study published in BMC Medicine, researchers found that while the link between several mid-life heart risk factors and dementia was similar...

A single head injury can cause dementia decades later, study finds

In a new study from the University of Pennsylvania, researchers found a single head injury could lead to dementia later in life Further, as the...

Hearing loss and the link to dementia

Hearing loss is a natural part of aging nobody likes to admit is happening. But happen it does – and ignoring it comes with...