Caffeine May Help Lower Risk For Dementia
Coffee lovers rejoice as science has proven an important function of caffeine to the brain. Researchers say that it may help in effectively lowering the chances of developing dementia.
Sleeping Too Much Can Be Damaging For Mental Health, New Study Suggests
Considering that the average person needs 7 to 8 hours of sleep, how can a longer duration of sleep affect ones mental health? What are the adverse effects of excessive sleeping that scientists consider as mentally damaging? Is it that serious for it to be associated with mental health? Find out what experts have to say
Excessive Sleep Is a Sign of Dementia; Here Are Other Symptoms
Excessive sleep is a symptom of dementia, but not the cause of dementia, researchers have found. The new study also found that people who sleep for over 9 hours every day increase their risks of developing dementia two fold within 10 years. And then, MRI scans of the brain reveal that people who sleep in excess of 9 hours daily have smaller brain volumes compared with those who sleep less.
Walking Regularly May Protect Your Brain From Dementia
Studies show that walking regularly significantly protects your brain, even lowering your risk for dementia. There is increasing evidence that regular physical activity effectively wards off even Alzheimer's disease.
New Memory Loss Treatment Used In Research
Dementia is a degenrative disease that afflicts the elderly. A new memory loss treatment is used in reseach for dementia.
Dark Sense Of Humor Is A Sign Of High IQ
A new study shows that people who laugh at sick jokes and have a dark sense of humor may actually have higher intelligence than those who don't. These people also tend to score lower on aggression.
News Study Found In Mushrooms: Can Reduce Or Delay Dementia And Alzheimer's Disease
A study of 11 types of mushrooms found out that they boosted the brain’s functions by raising the production of a chemical called nerve growth factor, or NGF, according to the study. That also lessen the risk of Dementia and Alzhiemer's Disease
High Blood Pressure In Elderly May Reduce Alzheimer's Risks
A recent study shows that high blood pressure or hypertension in patients at least 80 years old may have some benefits. University of California, Irvine researchers say that patients between 80 and 89 years old who develop high blood pressure or hypertension are 42 per cent less likely to get dementia, while those who are at least 90 years old are are 63 per cent less likely to suffer from the disease.
Woman Diagnosed With Alzheimer's Disease At 36
Carla Bramall from England was 30 years old when she first showed signs of dementia. At 36, she was formally diagnosed with Alzheimer's. She is now 39 years old - bedbound at a care home, and unable to speak or even move her head.
Living Near Heavy Traffic Linked To Higher Dementia Risks
A recent study shows that people who live near roads with heavy traffic have a higher risk of developing neurological problems compared to those who don't.
HIV Drugs May Cause Forgetfulness, Behavioural Changes, New Research Shows
According to US researchers, HIV drugs lead to the production of the peptide beta amyloid, which is often linked to Alzheimer's disease.
Urine Test Used To Check On Possible Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease
With the continuous growth of dementia cases being recorded every year, the cure is still yet to be discovered, but how can a basic urine test be helpful in early detection of Alzheimer’s disease? Could this kidney test pave the way for the long awaited cure? Here’s what experts have to say
Want To Reduce Dementia Risks? Visit The Sauna Often, Study Suggests
According to a recent study, men who visits the sauna 4-7 times a week were 66% less likely to be diagnosed with dementia.
Can Disco Lights Be The Cure For Alzheimer’s? How Is That Possible?
Can The Flickering LED Lights Hold The Key To Answer The Problem On Alzheimer’s Disease? But Can It Reduce The Toxic Clumps In The Brain? Find Out What The Study Reveals
Dementia Rates In The U.S. Are Falling, Study Confirms
Dementia rates in people over age 65 fell from 11.6 percent in 2000 to 8.8 percent in 2012, a decline of 24 percent, according to a US study. The report is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that confirms previous regional studies in the US as well as recent research in Europe.