Seniors with gout, a painful condition caused by the buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints, have a 17 to 20 percent higher-than-normal risk for dementia, according to a recent study.
As a sleep medicine expert, Dr. Hendel thinks it’s worth asking if there’s an association between dementia and the consequences of sleep instability.
New research suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans may be able to detect early signs of neurological damage in people with high blood pressure before dementia symptoms develop.
Results of the Dementia and Physical Activity (DAPA) trial, a randomized, controlled study conducted in the United Kingdom, suggest that moderate- to high-intensity aerobic and strength training doesn’t slow cognitive decline and may worsen symptoms ...
While you’re caring for others with chronic conditions, you’re not immune to one yourself. Some days you are forced to push through caring for others, while you yourself are suffering.
A new mouse study from Temple University breaks through previously established barriers by identifying cellular pathways critical to developing dementia and offering potential treatments even after the disease is established.
Bring a widow, having a low body mass index, and having trouble sleeping in middle age could raise your risk for dementia, say Boston University School of Medicine researchers.
Strong relationships, social engagement, good physical and mental health, religious beliefs, and high-quality care can improve quality of life for those living with memory loss, cognitive impairment, and other dementia symptoms.
You struggle internally about whether you should even go through the motions of celebrating mom when she won’t understand what you’re doing. But there are ways to celebrate her that will make a difference.
Middle-aged adults with moderate-to-severe anxiety may be at increased risk for late-onset dementia – the most prevalent form of dementia, which typically develops after 65.