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Can Herpesvirus Increase Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Growing evidence suggests there may be a connection between herpesvirus infection and Alzheimer’s disease. However, more work is needed to understand the connection between the two.

Can a healthy lifestyle help protect people at high genetic risk for dementia?

A recent study found that a healthy lifestyle can benefit people with both high and low risk for dementia.

Seven Lifestyle Interventions Evaluated by the WHO for Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia

The World Health Organization published their recommendations for ways in which we can reduce our risk for cognitive decline and dementia.

Can a puzzle a day keep dementia at bay?

Recent observational studies show an association between number or word puzzle use and cognitive performance during aging.

The GCBH Releases Recommendations on Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Dietary Supplements

The GCBH concluded that for most people, the best way to get nutrients for brain health is from a healthy diet. READ MORE

Brain Stimulation May Improve Memory in Elderly Individuals

Brain stimulation using transcranial alternating current stimulation may improve memory in elderly adults.

Are People at High Risk for Dementia More Vulnerable to Scams?

A decline in the ability to identify scams may be an early indicator of future cognitive decline.

Does Hormone Replacement Therapy Increase Alzheimer’s Risk?

The long-term use of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy has been associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer's.

Can Hearing Aids Help Prevent Dementia?

Studies show that hearing loss is associated with a higher risk for dementia and cognitive decline.

Loneliness and the Risk of Dementia

Some research suggests that loneliness may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Which Diets are Best for Cognitive Health?

A study explored how the APDQS diet, the DASH diet, and the Mediterranean diet affected cognitive functions.

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