People with higher levels of the antioxidants lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin may have a lower risk of developing dementia, researchers report.
The role exercise plays in maintaining insulin levels and BMI may help protect brain volume and stave off dementia in older adults.
Older adults who take statin drugs have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease or parkinsonism symptoms later in life compared to those who do not take statins. Researchers speculate this may be because statins have a neuroprotective effect on arteries in the brain.
Multiple sclerosis patients who followed a ketogenic diet experienced less fatigue, improved symptoms of depression, and improved quality of life. Additionally, those who followed a keto diet had reduced levels of inflammatory markers in blood samples.
A new study links cardiorespiratory fitness in older adults to a decreased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Older adults with higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness have a 33% reduced risk for developing Alzheimer's.
Even for older people experiencing no general memory or thinking problems, performing poorly on a simple memory test may be linked to biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers find no evidence to support the theory that strep throat may lead to the development of tics in children with a parent or sibling with a chronic tic disorder.
People who exercise in areas with high air pollution levels show less benefit from their physical activity when it comes to markers for certain brain diseases.
White matter hyperintensities were more common in athletes who played more contact sports or had more head injuries and concussions during their sporting careers.
People who consume a diet containing anti-inflammatory foods, including fruits, vegetables, and coffee, are less likely to develop dementia as they age, a new study reports.
Do you experience frequent episodes of burning or tingling in your feet? You may be suffering from small fiber neuropathy, researchers report.
Adults who experienced traumatic events, including abuse and household dysfunction, as children had an increased risk of developing neurological conditions later in life. Additionally, researchers found a significant link between childhood trauma and depression and anxiety in adulthood.