Home Dementia Page 2

Dementia

Scientists find a new way to treat dementia

Scientists from the University of Cambridge found a new mechanism that might help prevent the build-up of tangles of proteins commonly seen in dementia. The...

Scientists find a promising treatment for dementia

Scientists from Monash University found a promising new treatment for patients with frontotemporal dementia, the second most common form of dementia in the under...

This stroke drug shows promise in treat Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists from the University of Southern California found that a human stroke drug, fast-tracked by the Food and Drug Administration and soon entering Phase...

Vascular dementia: Cause and symptoms people need to know

Vascular dementia is caused by different conditions that interrupt the flow of blood and oxygen supply to the brain and damage blood vessels in...

Parkinson’s disease: understanding a complicated condition

We rely on our brains for every movement we make, whether writing, walking, talking, or even sleeping. But a serious brain disorder like Parkinson’s disease...

LATE: A common but largely unknown cause of dementia

If dementia is a general term that means thinking and memory has deteriorated to the point that it interferes with day-to-day function, what are...

These nutrients linked to lower dementia risk

Scientists from National Institute on Aging found that people with higher levels of antioxidants in their blood may be less likely to develop dementia. They...

9 things may cause memory loss

Mild memory lapses in daily life are normal. They may show that the brain is constantly prioritizing, sorting, storing, and retrieving all types of information. However,...

Insulin spray could improve gait, cognitive function in type 2 diabetes

Scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that insulin spray improved gait, and cognitive function in patients with and without type 2 diabetes. The...

Scientists find a new way to predict dementia before symptoms appear

Scientists from Boston University and elsewhere found a blood biomarker that could help identify people with the earliest signs of dementia, even before the...