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Heart risks in middle age boost dementia risk later in life

People who have heart disease risks in middle age - such as diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking - are at higher risk for...

Poor odor identification may be early warning for dementia

Poor performance on a simple odor identification test was associated with a significantly increased risk of developing dementia years later, a new study suggests....

Air pollution may lead to dementia in older women

Tiny air pollution particles—the type that mainly comes from power plants and automobiles—may greatly increase the chance of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, according to...

Living close to major roads linked to increase in dementia risk

A study of over 6.5 million Ontario residents raises public health concerns about the impact of air pollution and noise. Credit: Public Health Ontario...

Frequent sauna bathing protects men against dementia

Frequent sauna bathing can reduce the risk of dementia, according to a recent study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland.Image Credit: Flickr/Thomas...

Common prostate cancer treatment linked to later dementia, researcher says

A new retrospective study of patient medical records suggests that men with prostate cancer who are treated with testosterone-lowering drugs are twice as likely...

Mars-bound astronauts face chronic dementia risk from galactic cosmic ray exposure

Will astronauts traveling to Mars remember much of it? That's the question concerning University of California, Irvine scientists probing a phenomenon called "space brain."UCI's...

Dementia: Catching the memory thief

It's over a hundred years since the first case of Alzheimer's disease was diagnosed. Since then we've learned a great deal about the protein...

From pollution to caffeine intake: Researcher reveals dementia risks

Dementia strikes one in 14 people in the UK over 65, and 47 million people worldwide.Yet scientists are still urgently trying to find why...

Among the oldest adults, poor balance may signal higher risk for...

The number of people living well into their 90s is projected to quadruple by 2050. By mid-century, nearly 9 million people will be 90-years-old...

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