Belly Fat In Older Women Is Linked To A 39% Higher Risk Of Dementia Within 15 Years, Study SaysFor older adults, your current belly size could be a key indicator in whether you develop dementia within the next decade or two. For women that risk is particularly high.
Coronavirus And Alzheimer's: How To Continue Social Connection Despite Social DistancingIn this time of social distancing, many families and caregivers of those who suffer from Alzheimers or dementia are struggling.
New Study To Monitor Ex-Soccer Stars For Early Signs Of DementiaResearchers have launched a new study that hopes to better understand the link between playing soccer and developing dementia.
Alzheimer's Risk May Be 75 Percent Higher For People Who Eat Trans FatsPeople with higher levels of trans fats in their blood may be 50% to 75% more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease or dementia from any cause, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
69-Year-Old Man With Dementia Missing Since September 2169-year-old John Coiley, was last seen at around 7:15 p.m. Saturday in the 4600 block of Frankford Avenue.
Charges Dropped Against Md. Man Who Put Leash On Ailing WifeAuthorities have dropped a simple assault charge against a Maryland man who used a dog leash to lead his wife around a Pennsylvania fair because she has late-stage dementia.
Ikea And The Queen Of Sweden Are Designing Homes For People With DementiaThe company is launching a new style of home for dementia patients through BoKlok, a joint venture with Swedish construction company Skanska that makes sustainable and affordable housing.
Healthy Lifestyle Can Help Lower Risk Of Dementia, Study SaysA good diet and ample exercise don't just help your waistline. Healthy lifestyle factors may also help lower your risk of dementia, even if you have a higher genetic risk, according to a study published Sunday in the medical journal JAMA.
Commonly Prescribed Drugs Are Tied To Nearly 50 Percent Higher Dementia Risk In Older Adults, Study SaysA researcher said that people taking these medications are advised not to stop them without consulting with their doctor first, as that could be harmful.
Eat Well, Exercise More Among New Global Guidelines To Reduce Risk Of DementiaThere's no effective treatment for dementia, which affects 50 million people worldwide, but the World Health Organization says there's much can be done to delay or slow the onset and progression of the disease.
Deaths From Dementia Have More Than Doubled In US, Report Says Dementia not only affects memory and quality of life, it can be fatal. A report released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that the rate of Americans who died from dementia has more than doubled from 30.5 deaths per 100,000 people in 2000 to 66.7 in 2017.
Missing 72-Year-Old Woman With Alzheimer's, Dementia FoundShe is 72-years-old, 5'5", 90 lbs with red hair. Police say she could be driving a silver 2009 Toyota Yaris with MD tag BJH999.
Lowering Blood Pressure Could Cut Risk Factor For DementiaIntensive lowering of blood pressure, to a less than 120 mm Hg level, can have a measurable impact on mild cognitive impairment (MCI) -- a well-established precursor of dementia, a new study finds.
Nearly Half Of Women And A Third Of Men Will Develop Dementia, Stroke or Parkinson's, Study SaysNearly half of women and a third of men over the age of 45 will develop Parkinson's, dementia or stroke during their lifetime, a new study says.
Health Links Between Gluten And Diabetes, Air Pollution And DementiaA new study has experts saying a high gluten diet may put offspring at higher risk for type 1 diabetes.