This study shows at least two different mechanisms lead to cognitive decline – both in healthy people and people with Alzheimer’s.
A meta-analysis of 34 studies has explored how disordered screen use may impact the cognitive performance of individuals.
Does being bilingual protect against Alzheimer’s? Can it help slow cognitive decline? There is clear evidence that it causes beneficial and long-lasting changes in the brain.
Dementia does not manifest solely as a memory problem. People with dementia can also experience issues with learning, comprehension and judgement, but they may also experience changes in behaviour.
Publicly funded primary and home care should be accessible to all older adults, regardless of where they live.
The drug has been hailed as a ‘turning point’ in Alzheimer’s treatment. But keep in mind the trial only included participants with early or mild disease. And while it slowed decline, it’s not a cure.
No, we shouldn’t all rush out to buy multivitamin supplements. Here’s what this new study actually found.
Physical ailments and deteriorated health may be the one area in which politicians can escape scrutiny.
Setting up AI-free ‘sanctuaries’ could allow us to reap the technology’s benefits while offering vital safeguards to our cognitive capacities and privacy.
But it could still save you from dementia.
Delirium is a clinical syndrome or condition that is usually temporary and treatable. But it’s often missed.
Alzheimer’s disease in young adults is a rare yet growing phenomenon.
Researchers are trying to understand whether ultraprocessed foods erode brain health in the aging process.
With an increasing number of people living with dementia worldwide and in Canada, it’s crucial to find ways to promote community awareness and prevent people with dementia from getting lost.
Lecanemab, an experimental dementia drug, slowed cognitive decline by 27% in late-stage clinical trials.
New study finds that middle-aged people who had nightmares every week, are four times more likely to experience cognitive decline.
A thinning of the retina is associated with earlier ageing of the brain. Widely available retinal imaging could help detect cognitive decline in its earliest stages.
A new study has found in those with cognitive decline, memory can be improved by treating sleep apnoea.
Because they help to create a shared understanding, metaphors can play a critical role in navigating the gap between the knowledge patients and health-care providers bring.
Participants who woke up fewer times during the night performed better on memory tasks the next day.