Eating a Mediterranean-style diet can help protect the brain from tau protein build-up and brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease.
People with chronic kidney disease and reduced kidney function are at higher risk of developing dementia, a new study reports. Researchers found as kidney function decreased, the rate of dementia increased in those with kidney disease.
Exercise helped to reduce cognitive decline two years later in Parkinson's patients with the APOE e4 gene variant.
People with cerebral small vessel damage who also had a leaky blood-brain barrier had more tissue damage after two years than those whose blood-brain barrier was intact.
High blood pressure, obesity, higher levels of cholesterol, and high blood sugar levels experienced by people in their 20s and 30s appear to have a negative impact on cognitive skills later in life.
A new long-term study reveals people who followed diets that were high in plant-based food items and were lower in sugars had a 10% reduced risk of suffering from an ischemic stroke later in life.
For Parkinson's patients, golf is better than tai chi at improving movement and balance.
During anomalously warm weather, people with multiple sclerosis have a 4% increased risk of having an emergency department visit. 3% of MS patients had an increased risk of inpatient hospital stays.
People who use cannabis to help manage the pain associated with chronic migraine are six times more likely to suffer from rebound headaches, or medication overuse headaches, than those who do not use marijuana.
Obstructive sleep apnea is common in people with cognitive impairment, researchers report. The severity of obstructive sleep apnea correlated with the degree of cognitive impairment.
People with depression and anxiety may be at greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease earlier than those without the conditions. On average, people with depression developed Alzheimer's symptoms two years earlier, and those with anxiety three years earlier, than those who did not suffer from the mental health disorders.