Vitamin D Deficiency Predicts Cognitive Decline

A new study supports a link between low levels of vitamin D and increased risk for cognitive decline, prompting calls for clinical trials to test whether vitamin D supplementation may delay or prevent dementia. In a group of cognitively … [Read more...]

Shorter Stature Linked to Heightened Dementia Risk

by Liam Davenport November 06, 2014 found on Medscape Medical News The risk for dementia-related death is increased in individuals of short physical stature, suggesting that early life circumstances may influence later dementia risk. A … [Read more...]

Cocoa Flavanols May Reverse Age-Related Memory Decline

by Liam Davenport October 28, 2014 found in Medscape Medical News Age-related memory decline may be reversed with high doses of naturally occurring cocoa flavanols, US researchers have discovered in findings that establish the dentate … [Read more...]

Bad Dental Hygiene Linked to Alzheimer’s

By Nick Collins, Science Correspondent for The Telegraph 12:01AM BST 30 Jul 2013 A study of brain samples from deceased dementia patients found that they contained unusually high levels of Porphyromonas gingivalis, a type of bacteria which … [Read more...]

Agitation, Depression, Apathy Predictors of Progression from MCI to Dementia

From Medscape Medical News Agitation, Depression, Apathy Predictors of Progression from MCI to Dementia by Caroline Cassels July 23, 2010 (Honolulu, Hawaii) … [Read more...]

Predictors of Dementia

July 23, 2010 (Honolulu, Hawaii) … [Read more...]