Memory loss is usually the most common symptom of dementia but in some cases, patients lose their ability to speak first. Speech difficulty, known as aphasia, can range from simply forgetting a word to the complete loss of ability to speak.
Physical activity may help to protect brain regions that are sensitive to neurodegeneration, according to new research in NeuroImage: Clinical that examined cognitive decline in the elderly.
Brain’s immune cells can disrupt neurogenesis in genetic forms of disease
About 44 million people are living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. According to Dr. Dale Bredesen, the key to preventing Alzheimer’s is to look at each person as an individual and determine what lifestyle changes or treatments for conditions that may lead to Alzheimer’s could benefit them by reducing inflammation in the brain and preventing Alzheimer’s from progressing.
In this interview, Dr. Russo shares an informed and insightful vision of how cannabis-derived medicine stands to benefit two of the more intractable neurological conditions facing older adults, Parkinson’s (PD) and Alzheimer’s (AD) diseases.
Presence is my first and most important tool as a yoga teacher.
Mindfulness meditation may benefit older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), according to a small pilot study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
A new study has examined the dementia prevention benefits of social activity in 50 and 60 year olds, finding that a robust social calendar during these years may play an important role in staving off dementia.
UCI study finds absence of microglia prevents plaque formation.
These findings suggest that choline helps to support cognitive processing, and verbal and visual memory.