Thursday, December 9, 2021

What Is Dementia? Symptoms, Types, and Diagnosis

Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person's daily life and activities. These functions...

Scam susceptibility may signal risk for cognitive decline

Older adults who are less likely to detect scams may be at an increased risk for developing dementia, finds a new study from researchers supported by the National Institute on Aging. The...

Gene expression signatures of Alzheimer’s disease

From NIH Research Matters Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain disorder that affects more than 5 million Americans. It slowly worsens and destroys memory and thinking skills. Previous research has linked memory and thinking...

Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer’s Disease?

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer's disease. But not all people with memory problems have Alzheimer's. Share this infographic and...
- Advertisement -

Latest article

Exposure to UV rays boost vitamin D, may protect against auto-immune disease — ScienceDaily

Living in sunny locations and spending time outdoors may raise the risk for skin cancer, but a new study led by UC San Francisco...

Cleveland Clinic Research Identifies Sildenafil as Candidate Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease

Newswise — December 6, 2021, CLEVELAND: A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified sildenafil – an FDA-approved therapy for erectile dysfunction (Viagra) and pulmonary...