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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) with a loss of consciousness (LOC) has been found to be associated with later-life Parkinson’s disease, but not Alzheimer’s disease or incident dementia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 1.3 million Americans visit… Read More
Early dementia and Alzheimer’s disease indicators include behavioral changes and poor balance – in addition to memory loss. Although forgetfulness is a common sign of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study shows changes in behavior may be the first red… Read More
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are among the major causes of disability among the elderly. Nearly 40 million people worldwide suffer from dementia. The disease has a physical, psychological, social, and economic impact on those who have it. If you have been touched by… Read More
Research suggests, having a kidney problem is directly related to a brain disorder.
Kidneys are responsible for removing waste from the blood, balancing salt and minerals in the blood, and producing rennin, which helps manage blood pressure. Kidney damage can result in… Read More
July is the National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, so we have compiled a list of our articles that discuss the topics of mental health, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety, dementia, and depression.
One in five Americans experience a mental health… Read More
June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada, so here are our top articles discussing concussion, traumatic brain injury, dementia, hypertension, and sleep apnea – and other factors that can affect the brain health.
You may not think that brain injuries are… Read More
Steak may have great flavor and mouth-feel (we have to agree), but it’s not doing your health any favors.
Over the next 10 years, the number of Americans aged 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease will reach an estimated 7.1… Read More
Research suggests maintaining a healthy heart can ward off Alzheimer’s disease.
Weaker heart health can lead to Alzheimer’s disease or dementia
Data collected from 1,000 people was used to uncover the findings. The study followed the participants for 11… Read More
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, so we have compiled some of our articles regarding Alzheimer’s, brain health, and related topics on schizophrenia, insulin resistance, rosacea, gum disease, and dementia.
Alzheimer’s disease and brain health is a pressing… Read More
Does hypothyroidism increase the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in the elderly? If you’ve ever asked yourself that question you are among the many others who ponder it as well.
Roughly, four to 15 percent of Americans have subclinical … Read More
A popular heart drug for atrial fibrillation could increase the risk of dementia. The drug is warfarin, which is used to prevent blood clots. The study found that patients taking warfarin had a higher risk for dementia if their blood… Read More
Dementia and cognitive decline risk increases with delirium in elderly. Delirium is a condition in which a person becomes suddenly confused and disoriented. It affects roughly 15 percent of older adults in a hospital setting. Delirium has long been thought… Read More
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