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Being physically fit and mentally healthy in your youth may help you grow old with your brain faculties intact.
Type 2 diabetes has been linked to dementia and cognitive decline in older adults. A recent study examined whether intensive blood pressure goals and fibrate therapy could help.
How well the brain functions often depends on the body's overall health. For older women with changed hormonal levels and diabetes, brain health may be a particular concern.
If you're not a big fish eater, you may be missing out — or at least your brain might be missing out on a helpful nutrient found in fish oil.
Too much alcohol can cloud your memory of an evening, but could it also cloud your memory later in life? A new study suggested it might.
Aging can lead to a decline in memory, problem solving and response time. According to a recent study, brief mental training could keep your mind sharp for years.
As research continues to progress with Alzheimer's disease, scientists are looking for information about what might contribute to it. They recently found one possibility.
People with dementia who live at home require a significant amount of medical and personal care. Unfortunately, the needs of those patients and their caregivers may often go unmet.
There has been some uncertainty about statins potentially causing mental confusion and impairment. Researchers have looked at the relationship again.
As many Americans age, we’ve been told to expect a huge swelling in the rates of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. A new review of recent studies shows some improvement being made on this front.