The tiny air pollutants known as PM2.5, emitted by vehicles, factories and power plants, aren’t just a hazard for lungs. A study finds more brain shrinkage in older women exposed to pollution.
Why tackling in kids rugby must be banned to curb dementia risks.
Brain trauma in sport is a public health crisis. A heading ban should be extended to all children.
Exercise plays an important part in preserving memory throughout our lifetime.
Our gut microbes play a key role in sending and receiving signals that influence the brain.
New statistics show that people with dementia have been particularly vulnerable during the pandemic.
Architects need to learn to see dementia not as a disease but as a disability, and shift the design focus to spaces that can help maintain the everyday functions of people with the condition.
A study of a retirement program in China found that people who retired early suffered significant cognitive decline that put them at risk of early onset of dementia.
Dementia and depression are two diagnoses that rob older adults of health and happiness. Despite their obvious differences, it is becoming ever more apparent that the two conditions are connected.
Treating people with PTSD may help lower their risk of developing dementia.
Drinking at "safe" levels was shown to reduce the amount of a person's total brain tissue.
A pitcher known for his mental game as well as his physical prowess, Tom Seaver died this week from Lewy body dementia. A doctor explains this troubling form of dementia.
September is Alzheimer's Awareness Month and therefore a good time to talk about dementia. Alzheimer's is the most common dementia, but there are others to be aware of, a gerontologist explains.
Dementia and abuse often go hand in hand, whether it's the sufferer or the caregiver who is responsible.
Many patients suffering from COVID-19 exhibit neurological symptoms, from loss of smell to delirium to a higher risk of stroke. Down the road, will COVID-19 survivors face a wave of cognitive issues?
The stigma that dehumanizes people living with dementia is reflected in the toll of COVID-19 in long-term care. Reforming long-term care must challenge this stigma with a new ethic of care.
Though a recent study's results were promising, there is still much that researchers don't know.
Stress, depression, and high blood pressure were just some of the risk factors the study's researchers identified.
Every year, about 70 per cent of long-term care residents have at least one fall, and half of those result in injury. Wearable gear and changes to living spaces aim to prevent falls and limit injury.
Having extra copies of a gene called BACE2 can slow down the development of Alzheimer's disease in human brain cells.