FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Dementia risk factors appear to shift with age, and experts say knowing that could help people make lifestyle changes to reduce their chances of developing the disease. “Dementia is a complicated disease and risk prediction scores need to be tailored to the individual,”Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A dietary supplement believed to protect against Alzheimer’s disease might instead be potentially harmful to the brain, a new study warns. L-serine is an amino acid that serves many different roles in the body, and one is to influence the development and functionContinue Reading

FRIDAY, April 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Genetic mutations build up faster in the brain cells of Alzheimer’s disease patients than in other people, new research reveals. The discovery could point the way to new Alzheimer’s treatments. DNA errors called somatic mutations can occur in brain cells as people age.Continue Reading

FRIDAY, April 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Higher levels of “good” cholesterol in the fluid surrounding your brain and spinal cord may help protect you from Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. “This study represents the first time that small HDL particles in the brain have been counted,” said studyContinue Reading

THURSDAY, April 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Staving off Alzheimer’s disease might just take a healthy diet, exercise and an active mind, a new study suggests. Women and men who follow a healthy lifestyle live longer — and longer without Alzheimer’s or other dementias, researchers say. “Eating a healthy dietContinue Reading

TUESDAY, April 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — In their search for a drug to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, scientists are taking a look at certain rheumatoid arthritis drugs. Preliminary findings suggest that a type of rheumatoid arthritis drug known as TNF inhibitors may lower dementia risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients whoContinue Reading