Falls may be an Alzheimer’s precursor, study finds
Oct 14, 2020
Early brain changes may be the culprit when an older person with no signs of cognitive decline has a fall, researchers say. Such falls tend to occur about five years before memory loss and confusion arise.
MS patients less tense and pessimistic in nursing homes than at home, study finds
Apr 16, 2014
Nursing home residents with severe multiple sclerosis report being less tense and pessimistic than similar individuals receiving care at home, according to recently published research findings.
To fight dementia, learn a new language
Dec 01, 2013
People who speak more than one language tend to develop dementia up to five years later than those who are monolingual, new research reveals.
Treatable attention disorders in stroke patients are often undiagnosed, study finds
Aug 29, 2013
Many stroke survivors have undiagnosed attention-related disorders that could be treated with therapy, according to newly published research.
Berry good: Researchers claim ‘first’ evidence that certain fruits can halt memory decline...
Apr 27, 2012
Women who eat strawberries and blueberries have slower rates of memory decline as they age, according to results of a new study.
Study: Onset of Alzheimer’s preceded by years of rapidly accelerating mental decline
Mar 17, 2011
People who develop Alzheimer’s disease typically experience up to six years of accelerated mental decline before the disease presents itself, according to new research.