Tuesday, February 7, 2023

dementia

Keeping BP in check could cut your odds for Dementia

Controlling high blood pressure in older adults may be one of the “best bets” for reducing the risk of developing dementia, Australian researchers report.“Given population aging and the substantial costs of caring for people with dementia, even a small...

Things That Raise Your Chances of Dementia

AgeAlzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. About a third of people 85 and older show signs of the disease. The genes you get from your parents play a part at this age, but so do things...

Australian researchers open new insights into genetic causes of Alzheimer’s, dementia

An international team, including Australian researchers, have identified novel areas of DNA that are linked to the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other forms of dementia. Researchers believe that the findings could lead to a better understanding into...