Dementia

Gut hormone blocks brain cell formation and is linked to Parkinson’s dementia
October 22, 2020
A gut hormone, ghrelin, is a key regulator of new nerve cells in the adult brain, a research team has discovered. It could help pave the way for new drugs to treat dementia in patients with Parkinson's Disease.
Bacterial metabolism of dietary soy may lower risk factor for dementia
October 22, 2020
A metabolite produced following consumption of dietary soy may decrease a key risk factor for dementia - with the help of the right bacteria, according to a new discovery.
Community noise may affect dementia risk
October 21, 2020
Results from a new study support emerging evidence suggesting that noise may influence individuals' risk of developing dementia later in life.
Could loss of interest be sign of dementia risk?
October 14, 2020
Older adults with severe apathy, or lack of interest in usual activities, may have a greater chance of developing dementia than people with few symptoms of apathy, according to a new study.
Rare genetic form of dementia discovered
October 2, 2020
A new, rare genetic form of dementia has been discovered by researchers. This discovery also sheds light on a new pathway that leads to protein build up in the brain -- which causes this newly discovered disease, as well as related neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's Disease -- that could be...
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How hearing loss in old age affects the brain
April 23, 2020
If your hearing deteriorates in old age, the risk of dementia and cognitive decline increases. So far, it hasn't been clear why. A team of neuroscientists has examined what happens in the brain when hearing gradually deteriorates: key areas of the brain are reorganized, and this affects memory....
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Which foods do you eat together? How you combine them may raise dementia risk
April 23, 2020
It's no secret that a healthy diet may benefit the brain. However, it may not only be what foods you eat, but what foods you eat together that may be associated with your risk of dementia, according to a new study published in the April 22, 2020, online issue of ®, the medical journal of the ...
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Which Foods Might Reduce Your Odds for Dementia?
April 14, 2020
Title: Which Foods Might Reduce Your Odds for Dementia?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
Dirty Air Might Raise Your Odds for Dementia
April 1, 2020



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