Archives for November 2014

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...]

Herpes Simplex May Double Alzheimer’s Risk

by Liam Davenport October 27, 2014 found on Medscape Medical News Herpes simplex virus infection appears to double the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), claim Swedish researchers in two separate studies. In a … [Read more...]