Frequently napping during the day may be a sign of fatigue or growing older, but a new study suggests it may also be a warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, out of UC San Francisco, found that sleeping too much during the day — especially if there are no sleeping problems at night — could be a sign that the beginning of Alzheimer’s may be impacting the part of the brain associated with staying awake. The study found that …
Diet, physical exercise, strong mental health, and spiritual fitness. Here’s how these four factors are the keys to staving off memory loss.
An estimated 17,000 Delawareans age 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is only expected to increase over the next several years. This represents 11% of the state’s senior population. Though research is still evolving, growing evidence shows that people can reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s by making key lifestyle changes, including participating in regular physical and mental activity and maintaining good heart health.
As China grants conditional approval to a new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, we tell you about the causes, symptoms and risk factors behind the condition. Here’s how you can reduce of your chance of developing the condition.
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.
Your teeth and your brain are both housed in your head, but what does oral care have to do with the health of your brain?
A half hour of aerobic exercise four to five times a week may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults who are at a high risk of developing Alzheimer’s, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Recent studies suggest that an eye test could reveal how likely a person is to develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD) later in life.