Tag: dementia

Transcranial magnetic stimulation may improve accuracy of Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer’s disease or frontotemporal dementia, according to a preliminary study published in Neurology. “Making the...

A third of dementia cases could be prevented by targeting risk...

One in three cases of dementia could potentially be prevented if brain health is improved throughout life by targeting nine risk factors, including continuing...

Traumatic brain injury associated with working-age dementia in nationwide study

According to a study encompassing the entire Finnish population, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with an increased risk for dementia in working-age adults....

Consumption of diet drinks associated with increased risk of stroke and...

Drinking at least one artificially sweetened beverage daily has been associated with almost three times the risk of developing stroke or dementia compared to those who drank artificially-sweetened...

Vitamin E & selenium supplements do not prevent dementia

Antioxidant supplements vitamin E and selenium – taken alone or in combination – did not prevent dementia in asymptomatic older men, according to a...

First study of diet’s impact on dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, begins

The first study of its kind designed to test the effects of a diet on the decline of cognitive abilities among a large group...

Three-dimensional blood vessel examination may improve understanding of dementia and stroke

A study published in the Journal of Anatomy has made a breakthrough in the examination of blood vessels in the brain, giving scientists a...

Study links cerebrovascular disease to Alzheimer’s

Diseased blood vessels in the brain itself may contribute more significantly to Alzheimer's disease dementia than was previously believed, according to new study results...