Dementia and Alzheimer’s Risks

Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia may be apparent as early as our teens and 20s, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2021. These risk factors, many of which are Read More

Delay of Dementia Linked to Lifestyle

It’s tempting to dip into the leftover Holiday treats, but new research out of York University has found eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, combined with regular exercise, leads to better cognitive functioning for younger Read More

Can dementia be prevented or delayed?

Twenty-eight world-leading dementia experts added three new dementia risk factors in the new report by the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention — excessive alcohol intake and head injury in mid-life and air pollution in later Read More

Can Caffeine Ward off Dementia?

Among a group of older women, self-reported caffeine consumption of more than 261 mg per day was associated with a 36 percent reduction in the risk of incident dementia over 10 years of follow-up. This Read More

Dementia: Catching the Memory Thief

It’s over a hundred years since the first case of Alzheimer’s disease was diagnosed. Since then we’ve learned a great deal about the protein ‘tangles’ and ‘plaques’ that cause the disease. How close are we Read More

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