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Scientists discover a cause of age-related memory loss

In a new study, researchers found that calcium levels in specific cells in the brain play a key role in age-related memory loss. The finding...

Unhealthy blood pressure in middle and late life could increase dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that abnormal blood pressure in midlife persisting into late life increases the risk of developing dementia. The research was...

Scientists discover genes for both late- and early-onset Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers have identified a pair of genes that influence risk for both late-onset and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The finding could provide...

Migraine headaches linked to dementia, but only in women

In a new study, researchers found that migraine headaches are linked to dementia. The research was conducted by a team from Germany and France. The team...

Scientists find new way to predict cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have developed a new method to help predict if patients at risk for Alzheimer's disease will experience a cognitive...

Common drugs for improving cognition only boost short-term focus – at high cost

In a new study, researchers found that common drugs used for a brain boost could only provide a short-term benefit with a high price. The...
These 9 things may cause memory loss

These 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,...

Choline in meat and eggs may help reduce your risk of dementia

In a new study, researchers found that dietary intake of phosphatidylcholine is associated with a reduced risk of dementia. This is the first study to...
This treatment enables older people have sharp memory like 20-year-olds

This treatment helps senior people have sharp memory like 20-year-olds

In a new study, researchers found that a brain treatment called electrostimulation could improve working memory performance in older people. People in their 70s could...

Music and dance could benefit people with dementia

In a new study, researchers found music and dance can have a powerful influence on older adults with dementia. The research was conducted by a...