Those who work in physically demanding jobs have a 55% higher risk of developing dementia than those who have more sedentary careers.
Study reports a metabolite produced following the consumption of dietary soy may lower risk factors for dementia.
People living in areas with high levels of daytime noise had a 36% higher risk of being diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, and a 30% increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease than those living in quieter neighborhoods.
Impaired blood flow to specific areas of the brain coincides with Tau buildup in Alzheimer’s patients. As cognition declines, the relationship between vascular dysfunction and Tau accumulation strengthens.
Researchers report there is no increased risk of being diagnosed with dementia in those who received general anesthesia compared to those who didn’t.
Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat diabetes, slows cognitive decline and reduces dementia risk in older people with diabetes.
People with PTSD were more than twice as likely to develop dementia than the general population.
People who actively communicate in two or more languages may have a lower risk of cognitive decline associated with aging.
Women who experience reproductive periods for more than 38 years are at increased risk of developing dementia later in life. The study found dementia and Alzheimer’s risk increased successively for every additional year a woman remains fertile.
Young adults with the Alzheimer’s associated ApoE gene had differences in brain activity when presented with memory tasks.