dementia


Can a New Checklist Help Identify Cognitive Decline?

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.7 million people in the United States live with dementia. However, a new analysis out of John Hopkins Medicine reveals that nearly 60 percent of older adults with probable dementia are either undiagnosed or unaware of their diagnosis. “If dementia is less severe and people are better able...


3 Medications That Could Increase Your Risk for Dementia

Research has shown that some over-the-counter medication and some prescription medication may increase the risk of dementia.


Top 13 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Coffee

Have that morning cup of joe! Here our our top 13 evidence-based health benefits of coffee.


Diet Soda Now Linked to Stroke and Dementia Risk

According to a new study, we can, in fact, add increased risk of stroke and dementia to the list of dangers that come with drinking a diet soda.


Can Eating an Orange a Day Ward Off Dementia?

A new study has found that a compound found in citrus fruits could reduce or restore the loss of memory, as well as decrease inflammation.


Popular OTC Heartburn Meds Linked to Dangerous Superbug

A new study has found that people taking common classes of over-the-counter heartburn drugs have a higher risk of suffering from recurrent superbug infections.


Blueberries Found to Boost Brain Activity

Blueberries have long been praised for their many nutritional benefits, but new research shows that blueberries even support cognitive function.


Is This the Best Diet for a Better Brain?

From protection against diseases to better aging, there are plenty of reasons to follow the Mediterranean Diet-- aside from the fact that it is simple to follow and delicious. Now, new research is adding yet another item to the list of reasons to consume the Mediterranean diet—healthier brain tissue.


Scandinavian Health Secret: Sauna Therapy

The sweating induced from a sauna helps excrete the toxins we're exposed to every day, resulting in a remarkable array of health benefits.


Acid Reflux Drugs and Dementia Risk: Here’s What You Need to Know

If you have heartburn or acid reflux, you might swear by the quick relief you get from your antacid. But if you’re taking a particular class of heartburn drugs, you may be doing more harm than good.