ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Has your memory failed you today, such as struggling to recall a word that's "on the tip of your tongue?" If so, you're not alone.
A study recently published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) suggests that vitamin D—when taken with calcium—can reduce the rate of mortality in seniors, therefore providing a possible means of increasing life expectancy.
INDIANAPOLIS -- A new study shows that a practical clinical tool developed by researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine to measure severity of dementia symptoms is reliable and valid. The Healthy Aging Brain Care Monitor is simple, user-friendly and sensitive to change in symptoms.
A new research has revealed that men who wait a little longer before fathering a child are more likely to have children healthier than those born to younger men. ...
Now you can grab a pint of beer for health reasons, as a new study reveals that beer contains certain vitamins which can not only help reduce flab, but also increase muscle strength. ...
Chocolate lovers can be guilt free. The sinful bar of chocolate can now slow down the ageing process, scientists say!
"Personality genes" might contribute to longevity, according to a new study.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other types of dementia are most common in the very elderly, and are associated with huge health costs. With a rapidly ageing population throughout the world, factors that affect the risk of cognitive decline and dementia are of great importance. A review paper by Kim JW et al published in Psychiatry Investig 2012;9:8-16 on the association between alcohol consumption and cognition in the elderly provides an excellent summary of the potential ways in which alcohol ...
The Food and Drug Administration has revised the deadline for sunscreen makers to comply with label rules from this June to December.
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have figured out how to stop brain cell death in mice with brain disease and say their discovery deepens understanding of the mechanisms of human neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Red wine could help people to live longer by slowing down the aging process, according to a new published research.
There is an increased risk for autism associated with older maternal age, new research found.
The findings of a new study suggest that the protective effects of an active cognitive lifestyle arise through multiple biological pathways.
Daily physical activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline, even in people over the age of 80, according to a new study by neurological researchers from Rush University Medical Center that will be published in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology on April 18.
A new study sheds light on what is happening in the brain throughout the disease process, specifically with respect to the part of the cerebral cortex responsible for integrating visual information.