New study reveals that long term Warfarin treatment of patients suffering from atrial fibrillation have a higher risk of developing dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease.
And excessive social media use could also cause depression among users.
Over-the-counter anticholinergic medications, such as Benadryl, Tylenol and Advil, are very helpful in relieving pain and discomfort in a short time. However, a new study shows that taking these over-the-counter drugs can be harmful to the brain.
Using a specialized IQ test, researchers examined the "general intelligence" of border collies. Since dogs and people have a lot in common, researchers suggest their findings could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of human disorders, such as dementia.
Though it is well known that air pollution raises the risk of stroke, now new research suggests that long-term exposure can even cause damage to brain structures and impair cognitive function in middle-aged and older adults.
Middle-aged underweight adults may be at risk for developing dementia, according to a new study.
A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to new research.
Scientists have finally figured out why it is that men can't seem to remember to pick up their socks or grab the shampoo from the supermarket: they really do have worse memories than women, according to a new study.
A new drug approach helped restore the memory of elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's, and may potentially delay the onset of this debilitating disease, according to new research.
Three-hundred years ago, the British government offered a fantastical award to the first academic mind to figure out how figure out a ship's longitudinal location in real-time. Now Britain has done it again, offering a massive cash prize to the first scientist to solve one of the many major problems of our time - and it's up to the public to decide what that problem will be.
New evidence for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease came out this week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Boston, which ranges from delaying retirement to drinking coffee and avoiding stress.
The cost of treating individuals living with dementia may be as much as $109 billion, according to a study released in the New England Journal of Medicine. What's more, with nearly 70 percent of patients on Medicare, tax payers are sharing much of the load.