A new study from Taiwan suggests that adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risk for developing dementia as they age. Using data from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database, the researchers focused on ...
Regular exercise can strengthen the brain and may cut your risk of dementia down the road. Here’s what a recent study found.
Older adults diagnosed with probable dementia are more likely to pursue unsafe activities than those with possible or no dementia.
In the early stages of dementia women’s verbal memory skills are better than men’s, even when they have similar brain shrinkage. But this may mask a problem.
When symptoms of depression escalate during later life, the risk of developing dementia increases.
Standard techniques for detecting mild cognitive impairment sometimes falsely classify people with the condition as cognitively normal.
How do you know if changes in your loved one’s memory are serious and warrant an evaluation by a health professional—and how do you get him or her to go?
Several clinical trials have provided powerful evidence that a healthy lifestyle can protect your brain and reduce the risk for age-related cognitive problems.
For older adults, the stress of being hospitalized can lead to bouts of delirium, or a confused mental state.
Palliative care for dementia throughout the course of the disease can help improve quality of life for patients and lighten the burden on caregivers.