Chronic pain linked to increase risk of dementia

Sep 14, 2017 by

UC San Francisco researchers have found that chronic pain seems to be related to changes in the brain that lead to dementia....

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Delaying blood thinning treatment may raise dementia risk

Sep 12, 2017 by

New research indicates that people with atrial fibrillation who delay their anticoagulation treatment see increased dementia rates....

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Four biomarkers for cognitive decline in Parkinson’s found

Sep 10, 2017 by

In a new study, the following biomarkers for cognitive decline in Parkinson’s were: dopamine deficiency, a decrease in brain volume, “pathological levels” of plaques and some genetic variations....

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Moderate drinking linked to cognitive decline

Sep 6, 2017 by

A new study out of the UK found that even moderate alcohol consumption is linked to a greater risk of faster cognitive decline....

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LearningRx reviews study on memory and “pink noise”...

Sep 2, 2017 by

The background noise we hear in everyday environments, known as “pink noise,” appears to enhance the quality of deep sleep in adults. It also improves their memory....

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Protein in umbilical cord blood may restore the aging brain

Aug 31, 2017 by

Older mice that were injected with human umbilical cord blood had boosted brain function. A specific protein in the plasma may prove to be useful in drug development....

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LearningRx reviews study on PTSD meds and dementia risk

Aug 29, 2017 by

Depending on the medications they’re taking, patients with PTSD may be at a higher risk of dementia. This is especially true if they are taking psychotropic medications....

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