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Teetotalism in midlife makes you more likely to develop dementia

Teetotalism in midlife makes you more likely to develop dementia?

What the research actually says Imagine if someone told you that not drinking alcohol makes you more likely to develop dementia. That’s certainly a bold statement...
One in three cases of dementia preventable

One in three cases of dementia preventable

Nonmedical therapies ideal for dementia Managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world’s dementia cases, according...
Lowering blood pressure could reduces risk of mild cognitive impairment, dementia

Lowering blood pressure could reduces risk of mild cognitive impairment, dementia

In a recent study, researchers from UAB find that lowering one’s blood pressure is beneficial not only for the heart, but also for the...

Common prostate cancer treatment could double dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers from Penn Medicine find that a common hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer may double a man’s risk of...
How to improve the quality of life in dementia

How to improve the quality of life in dementia

Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning. People with the disease may lose their thinking, remembering, and reasoning abilities. Their daily life and activities can...
What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia?

When people talk about Alzheimer’s disease, they often think it is the same with dementia. But dementia is actually different from Alzheimer’s disease. The two...
Drinking diet sodas every day may triple dementia risk

Drinking diet sodas every day may triple dementia risk

Data from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) has shown that people who more frequently consume sugary beverages such as sodas and fruit juices are...
Having a brain injury does not mean you’ll get dementia

Having a brain injury does not mean you’ll get dementia

Two recent studies recently drew a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia. Understandably, media outlets were quick to report on these findings. The Los...
Intensive blood pressure control may reduce risk of mild cognitive impairment

Intensive blood pressure control may reduce risk of mild cognitive impairment

Significant reductions in the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and the combination of MCI and dementia, have been shown for the first time...
High blood pressure in your 40s may be tied to increased dementia risk

High blood pressure in your 40s may be tied to increased dementia risk

Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia years later, according to a study published in...