June 4, 2020
A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society examined five personality traits—neuroticism, extraversion, conscientiousness, agreeableness, and openness—and their links to pre-dementia conditions called motoric cognitive risk (MCR) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) syndromes
March 10, 2020
In a first, a USC study has shown that drugs already being used for blood pressure and cholesterol control could provide benefits for Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
October 15, 2019
Outdoor activities, massage may be more effective in some cases than medication to treat aggression and agitation in patients with dementia, study suggests
For patients with dementia who have symptoms of aggression and agitation, interventions such as outdoor activities, massage and touch therapy may be more effective treatments than medication in some cases
September 19, 2019
A novel mechanism that regulates activity in the brain, discovered by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators, may help explain the origins of one common type of dementia.
September 5, 2019
Scientists have visualised for the first time protein ‘tangles’ associated with dementia in the brains of patients who have suffered a single head injury.
April 4, 2019
Household carers of people with dementia are six times more likely to develop the disease in the future.To solve this perplexing puzzle, researchers at The University of Tasmania’s College of Health and Medicine are looking to gut bacteria for the answers.
January 30, 2019
he makeup of bacteria and other microbes in the gut may have a direct association with dementia risk, according to preliminary research