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RESEARCHERS SHOW WHICH FOODS PREVENT, PROMOTE DEMENTIA

Foods can determine whether someone will suffer from dementia in later years, according to researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Rehovot. A large-scale international study that...

Global Cognitive Assessment and Training Market

Technavio market research analysts forecast the global cognitive assessment and training market to grow at a CAGR of above 32% during the forecast period, 2018-2022, according to their latest report. This market research report segments the global...

Brain Health Benefits of Red Wine

While the benefits of red wine are well documented when it comes to the heart, a new study has revealed that a glass or two of red is also good for the brain. Consumed in...

Blood test finds toxic Alzheimer’s proteins

Scientists in Japan and Australia have developed a blood test that can detect the build-up of toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease. The work, published in the journal Nature, is an important step towards a blood...

Something’s not right. Now what?

You’re going about your day to day when you start to notice something’s not right. Maybe this is the third time you’ve forgotten an appointment. Maybe you’ve realized you haven’t paid your credit...

The Effects Of Menopausal Hormone Therapy On The Brain

Imaging provides a window into brain changes due to dementia decades before someone begins to show clinical symptoms of...

Women are unnecessarily suffering and dying from heart disease

Women urgently need to catch up to men in Canada’s health-care system because they are suffering and dying unnecessarily from heart disease, according to a new report. Heart & Stroke released a report titled “Ms. Understood” on Thursday that describes how women are...

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s

  In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune...

MIND diet may slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors

A diet created by researchers at Rush University Medical Center may help substantially slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors, according to preliminary research presented on Jan. 25, at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference...

Working before and after stroke is good for brain health

Keep working during old age for good health as a study has recently suggested that stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely to have healthier minds than unemployed adults. The...

Why do more women develop Alzheimer’s disease than men?

According to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada, 72% of Canadians living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. Is that because of their biological sex at birth? Does it have to do with the fact that...

How to Be Your Own Medical Advocate

When the average person goes to the doctor, shows up at the ER, or enters the hospital, the possibility of controlling what happens next is minimal. We put ourselves...

Further evidence shows education reduces risk of Alzheimer’s

New research from Cambridge University, supported by European Union funding, has added weight to the theory that education protects against Alzheimer’s disease. The study, just published in the ‘British Medical Journal’, confirms there is a link between education and...

Living the High Life

The relationship between cannabis and the brain is complex, and there remains much to learn about the interconnection between the two. The negative effects of cannabis have received much publicity for decades and one of...

You May be the Key to Finding a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Volunteers Urgently Needed for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials. The prevalence of dementia is expanding rapidly. According to Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds. In 2015, there were an...

How Millennials Can Improve Their Brain Health

Studies continue to demonstrate that depression is a risk factor for many other conditions, including heart disease and dementia. Millennials, in particular, are reporting higher rates of depression than any other generation. In fact, nearly...

Cancer vs. Alzheimer’s Disease – A Complicated Relationship

There is a curious, and for many people surprising, relationship between cancer and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. While the exact nature of the association between the two is still unknown, the findings thus...

Cardiovascular Disease – An Equal-Opportunity Killer

Cardiovascular Disease is a Serious Problem for Women. Cardiovascular disease—which includes heart disease and stroke—is often thought of as a problem primarily impacting men. But according to an American Heart Association (AHA) 2016 Scientific Statement,...

First Steps to Brain Health – Walking Benefits Your Brain

It’s well established by medical research that walking is good for your physical health. From heart disease to diabetes, and from asthma to arthritis, walking, when done in a moderate way, has been proven to...

6 Factors That Can Increase Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease affects nearly 5 million Americans, a number that’s expected to balloon to 13.8 million by 2050. In its mildest form, the neurodegenerative condition is characterised by symptoms including memory lapses, getting lost,...

The Impact of Hearing Loss on Cognitive Health

For many of us, hearing loss is considered a typical part of the aging process and no great cause for alarm. However, studies from Johns Hopkins University have discovered links between hearing loss, cognitive decline,...

Getting Active Could Help Boost Your Memory

Physical activity is good for the body and the brain, but what about people with thinking and memory difficulties? A new recommendation from the American Academy of Neurology suggests that exercise is indeed helpful for people with...

What Dreams Are Made Of – Many Aspects of Sleep Impact Brain Health

A good night’s sleep is one of life’s greatest pleasures for many people, and for good reason—it leaves you feeling fantastic in the morning. That refreshed and energized feeling you have isn’t the only reason...

Staying Two Steps Ahead of Memory Loss – Dancing May Reverse the Signs of Brain Aging

Dancing gets the blood pumping! It’s fun, usually social, and oftentimes you’re learning something new – an original move, where to place your feet to perform a particular step, or how to twirl your partner around....

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