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Eat Well to Fight Memory Loss

UTS research fellow Dr Luna Xu has studied data from 139,000 older Australians and found strong links between certain food groups, memory loss...

People With Dementia May Double by 2050 Despite Reduction In It’s...

Over the past three decades, a number of significant pieces of work have been undertaken to estimate the prevalence of dementia at a...

Bilingualism can Delay Symptoms of Dementia

Can bilingualism protect the brain even with the early stages of dementia? Of all activities with neuroplastic benefits, language use is the most sustained,...

Ceramides Predict Vascular Brain Injury and Dementia

Novel blood-based biomarkers for dementia could identify disease at an early preclinical stage, serve as surrogate outcomes for clinical trials of investigational...

Scientists Develop a Non-invasive Method to Predict the Start of Dementia

At least 50 percent of older primary care patients living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias never receive a diagnosis. And many more...

Taller Young Men may Have Lower Risk of Dementia

Finding ways to identify individuals at risk of dementia is essential. It can help people take preventive measures or plan for their future...

Dementia may Reduce Likelihood of a Good Death for Cancer Patients

The quality of death was measured from nurses' reports and factored in life completion, place of death, and symptom management.

Blood Test can Identify Risk of Disease Tied to Stroke &...

"The hope is that this will spawn a novel diagnostic test that clinicians can start to use as a quantitative measure of...

Living Close to Busy Roads may Worsen Your Neurological Health

Living near major roads or highways is linked to higher incidence of dementia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis (MS), suggests new...

Racial Differences Seen in Drug Prescriptions for Dementia

"Our new findings are concerning as they appear to reflect inequalities in the care people receive to treat symptoms associated with dementia," said...