The largest and most detailed study of the long-term impact of, a class of drugs commonly prescribed in the United States and United Kingdom as antidepressants and incontinence medications, has found that their use is associated with increased risk of dementia, even when taken 20 years before diagnosis of cognitive impairment.
The most important and preventable risk factor for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia has been determined by a study that evaluated over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France.
While brain functioning, memory and other cognitive abilities usually decline with age, eating one serving of leafy green vegetables a day may aid in preserving memory and thinking skills as a person grows older, according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Two new studies link specific nutrients to the structure and function of brain regions that are particularly sensitive to aging and neurodegenerative disease.
The brain’s glymphatic pathway clears harmful wastes, especially during sleep. Sleeping on your side may be the best position for the brain-waste clearance process.
Here’s another reason to eat blueberries. While it’s labeled a ‘super fruit’ for its power to potentially lower the risk of heart disease and cancer, and is known to enhance brain functioning. It could help prevent the development of Alzheimer’s disease. New research supports this idea, which is being tested by many teams.