Tuesday, 19 November 2019
People who cannot read may be three times as likely to develop dementia
Added: 14.11.2019 23:00 | 18 views | 0 comments
New research has found that people who are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write, may have nearly three times greater risk of developing dementia than people who can read and write.
Long-term blood pressure variation and risk of dementia
Added: 13.11.2019 14:52 | 20 views | 0 comments
Scientists report that people who experienced substantial changes in blood pressure over the long term were at greater risk of dementia than those who did not.
High-salt diet promotes cognitive impairment through the Alzheimer-linked protein tau
Added: 12.11.2019 20:22 | 0 views | 0 comments
Investigators sought to understand the series of events that occur between salt consumption and poor cognition and concluded that lowering salt intake and maintaining healthy blood vessels in the brain may 'stave off' dementia. Accumulation of tau deposits has been implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease in humans.
Potential vitamin and Alzheimer's drug produced in yeast
Added: 11.11.2019 22:19 | 17 views | 0 comments
Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia, can be produced in baker's yeast.
Dreaming may keep dementia at bay
Added: 24.08.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments
A new study finds that insufficient REM sleep - the sleep phase wherein we do most of our dreaming - is strongly linked with an increased risk of dementia.
Heart-healthy middle age tied to lower risk of dementia
Added: 07.08.2017 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments
Study finds that modifiable vascular risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and smoking in mid-life are tied to higher risk of dementia later.
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