There are many serious health conditions associated with lack of sleep. For seniors, it may be more serious as it increases their risk of dementia and stroke
A UK-based study suggests that targeting the build-up of immune cells that caused brain inflammation holds the key to treating Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
A diet plan devised to halt the effects of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia was ranked as the easiest to follow by health experts in a US News-led report on the Best Diets of 2016.
Scientists find that female diabetic patients also face a greater risk of dementia.
The newly approved money bill for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia has significantly increased but no funding for programs that support existing patients has been proposed.
People suffering from Type 2 diabetes are exposed to a greater risk of dementia. Women are at an even higher risk of a form of dementia called vascular dementia, according to a new study
Recent studies showed the viability of utilizing antidepressants in minimizing the onset of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other chronic neurodegenerative disorders.
Dr. Stephen Sapp was first drawn to Alzheimer’s and its care 20 years ago. To help engage the societies, he held regular workshops and invited religious leaders to attend so that they could in-turn educate the communities in their geographic area. "The churches have failed their people," says ethicist and expert on aging, Stephen Sapp. "Specifically in the area of support for persons with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.
For people with early signs of dementia, singing can be an effective tool in boosting memory and mood.
Researchers found that slow walking speed could indicate beta amyloid plaques in the brain.
Researchers identified a protein molecule that is associated with breaking down of synapses in the hippocampus region that is tasked with memory making.
Experts have come up with another sign that points towards the progressive behavior of dementia which is the weakening sense of smell.
The presence of variations in terms of memory loss as well as blatant inclinations in the dimensions of humor can be an obvious sign of frontotemporal dementia.
Changes in a person's sense of humor can be an early sign of dementia, a new study reported.
Researchers used gas-filled bubbles to breach the barrier and deliver chemotheraphy drugs to a 56-year-old.