- Dementia breakthrough? Brain-training game 'significantly reduces risk' November 16, 2017
A study of more than 2,800 older adults finds that speed-of-processing training can reduce the 10-year risk of dementia by 29 percent.
- Aerobic exercise: 'A maintenance program for the brain' November 16, 2017
Researchers have found that aerobic exercise can slow down the age-related decrease in brain size and help to prevent cognitive function decline.
- Mushrooms may help you fight off aging November 10, 2017
New research examines 13 species of mushroom and finds high concentrations of antioxidants that may stave off aging and cognitive decline.
- Obstructive sleep apnea linked to higher Alzheimer's risk November 10, 2017
Severe obstructive sleep apnea is associated with higher levels of amyloid beta, the peptide involved in cerebral plaque buildup in Alzheimer's disease.
- Could lupus raise dementia risk? November 9, 2017
Researchers from Israel have discovered that people with systemic lupus erythematosus may be at increased risk of developing dementia.
- Does blood flow from the heart affect memory? November 9, 2017
Emerging research shows that reduced blood flow from the heart is tied to poor circulation in the brain's memory 'hub,' where Alzheimer's also originates.
- Alzheimer's: Preserving neurons may prevent depression, cognitive decline November 7, 2017
A study in rats finds that drugs that stop brain cell death may offer a new way to treat those with Alzheimer's who have depression with cognitive decline.
- Gene therapy may protect brain from age-related cognitive decline November 2, 2017
One dose of a gene therapy that raises levels of the protein Klotho in the brain protected younger mice against age-related cognitive decline.
- Is the bold claim that a nutrient drink can slow Alzheimer's true? November 2, 2017
There is no cure for Alzheimer's, but research claims that nutrients can help to regrow lost brain connections. What does the latest clinical trial show?
- Could inflammation in midlife predict dementia? November 2, 2017
A new study adds to mounting evidence of inflammation's role in dementia. Inflammation in our 40s may predict dementia later in life.