Following personalized lifestyle behaviors for 18 months improved memory and thinking skills in people who are at risk or showing early signs of dementia that can lead to Alzheimer’s.
Professional soccer players may have a much higher risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases like dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s than the general population, a new study finds.
Being physically fit may sharpen the memory and lower our risk of dementia, even if we do not start exercising until we are older.
The brain waves generated during deep sleep appear to trigger a cleaning system in the brain that protects it against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
The science is becoming clearer and clearer: Taking care of yourself may be the best way to prevent or delay the development of Alzheimer’s disease. In a new study, Dr. Richard Isaacson, Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at New York-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, said that a series of lifestyle changes and medical interventions can slow cognitive decline from Alzheimer’s or other neurodegenerative diseases. In an interview, Isaacson said that “people with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease should no …
Despite the fact that the signs of this combination can be confusing, the double diagnosis of Parkinson’s and dementia impacts a large number of people. Of the one million people who have Parkinson’s in the U.S., 50 to 80 percent may have dementia—either as a result of Parkinson’s pathology, or separately.
There is a thriving body of analysis to back up yoga’s mental health benefits.
Research suggests that the more everyday activities older adults keep in their schedule, the more gray matter they have in their brains.
A Boston University researcher wants to know if female soccer players are at risk for CTE, a brain disease that has been found in football players.
Brain-training apps can’t match the several ways that exercise benefits the mind, research shows.