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

Alzheimer’s Disease impacted by Music

Ever get chills listening to a particularly moving piece of music? You can thank the salience network of the brain for that emotional joint. Surprisingly, this region also remains an island of remembrance that is Read More

End Your Sugar Addiction

It doesn’t matter how sophisticated we have become. In one sense we haven’t developed one bit since the stone age: our brains still tell us “sugar is good” eat as much as you can!. During Read More

Normal Aging Does Not Include Dementia

Many people falsely believe that dementia is a normal part of aging and if you live long enough, you will become demented. But the truth is that late-onset Alzheimer’s dementia isn’t normal aging. Dementia stems Read More

Breakthrough for Alzheimer’s Treatment?

Alzheimer’s Disease impacts many elderly. Inside Florida’s largest retirement community researchers using new brain-mapping technology are trying to peel back the secrets of the brain. The goal: Make world-changing discoveries about how our minds work Read More

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