A new study shows that those who have two parents with Alzheimer’s are at increased risk of showing brain changes typical of the disease, in some cases decades before Alzheimer’s symptoms would typically appear. Those who had either a mother … Continue reading →
Low levels of vitamin D — specifically, the form of vitamin D known as vitamin D3 — may double the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, a new study reports. The findings come from the largest … Continue reading →
People with high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to suffer from thinking and memory problems in old age, raising their risk of dementia. Those are the findings of a large new study that looked at men and … Continue reading →
Veterans who have survived traumatic brain injuries are 60 percent more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia later in life, a new study found. Those who developed dementia also tended to develop it about two years … Continue reading →
People who have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are more likely to get pacemakers than their peers with similar health issues but without dementia, a new study shows. The study raises questions about whether patients with Alzheimer’s may … Continue reading →
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