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Depression at young age may predict memory loss later in life

Depression at young age may predict memory loss later in life

In a new study, researchers found people who have depression in their 20s have a high risk of memory loss in their 50s. The finding...
Lowering blood pressure may cut dementia risk in people with this heart problem

Lowering blood pressure may cut dementia risk in people with this heart problem

In a new study, researchers found controlling high blood pressure could help reduce dementia risk in mid-life patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a common...
Dementia death rate in the U.S. doubled in the past 17 years

Dementia death rate in the U.S. doubled in the past 17 years

In a new study, researchers found that dementia mortality in the United States has doubled from 2000 to 2017. Currently, dementia has become the No.1...
Midlife diet may not affect your dementia risk

Midlife diet may not affect your dementia risk

In a new study, French researchers found there is no link between midlife diet quality and one’s dementia risk. Previous studies showed mixed results about...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Drinking coffee may reduce Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia

Drinking coffee may reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia

In a recent study, researchers found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. The...

Have an irregular heartbeat? You may have higher risk of dementia

In a new study, researchers found people with a particular kind of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation may experience a faster decline in thinking...
Being active in your middle age may protect you from dementia

Being active in your middle age may protect you from dementia

A new study published in Neurology has found that being physically and mentally active in middle age is linked to a lower risk of...

Scientists discover new risk factor for Alzheimer’s and related dementias

In a recent study, researchers from USC found a new genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The research provides new information about...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...