- How to improve your memory: 8 techniques to try August 15, 2019
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here.
- Social activity in your 60s may lower dementia risk by 12% August 15, 2019
One of the most reliable studies of its kind has tracked participants over a 28-year period and found that greater social activity can lower dementia risk.
- Blood test can identify Alzheimer's 2 decades before symptoms August 12, 2019
A new study showcases a blood test that identifies beta-amyloid proteins — a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease — 20 years before any symptoms of dementia.
- 7 'simple' steps for heart health may also stave off dementia August 8, 2019
New research examines the link between heart health at 50 years of age, and the risk of developing dementia 25 years later, on average.
- Alzheimer's: Researchers create model to predict decline August 6, 2019
Researchers have developed a new machine-learning model that they suggest can accurately predict a person's Alzheimer's-related cognitive decline.
- 'New wave of Alzheimer's research' looks to the liver for clues August 2, 2019
Specialists call for a more holistic approach to Alzheimer's research, taking in the brain's relationship with other organs, including the liver.
- Could dementia and anemia be linked? August 2, 2019
A new study has found a strong association between anemia and dementia. People with either high or low hemoglobin levels had a higher risk.
- Study links higher body weight later in life to faster brain aging July 25, 2019
A new study has found a correlation between having a higher body mass index and waist circumference later in life, and a faster rate of brain aging.
- Is spicy food linked to dementia risk? July 24, 2019
According to a large new longitudinal study, people who eat a lot of hot chili in their daily diet may have a higher risk of cognitive decline.
- Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail July 21, 2019
A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans.
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