“Persistently low fitness is an independent risk factor for dementia and death due to dementia.”
Authorities in China have approved a drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, the first new medicine with the potential to treat the cognitive disorder in 17 years.
We spoke to Dr. Nathan Herrmann, the head of the division of geriatric psychiatry at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Canada and one of the few researchers who studies the impact of cannibinoids on treating aggression and anxiety in Alzheimer’s patients, about whether caregivers should consider this alternative.
There are countless factors that may contribute to the risk of developing dementia, from genetics to blood pressure levels. Now, it turns out that your waist size may also be a marker for dementia.