Category: Dementia

Lowering High Blood Pressure may Reduce Dementia Risk

November 9th, 2022
A global study involving 28,000-plus people offers evidence that lowering high blood pressure in seniors can reduce the risk of dementia, researchers say.   Blood Pressure and Dementia Risk   The new study examined the relationship between blood pre… more »

New Research Shows Link Between Perivascular Spaces in the Brain and Dementia

February 10th, 2021
  Enlarged spaces in the brain that fill with fluid around small blood vessels may be a warning of impending dementia, a new Australian study suggests.   Perivascular Spaces and Dementia   Everyone has perivascular spaces. Typically, these spaces h… more »

Healthy Lifestyle Could Help Lower Dementia Risk

July 27th, 2019
A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing dementia, even if you have genes that raise your risk, a large study has found. New Study on Lifestyle and Dementia People with high genetic risk and poor health habits were about three times as lik… more »

Health in the News: Dementia

March 8th, 2017
David Cassidy, the 66 year old singer and actor who played the role of Keith Partridge in the TV show “The Partridge Family,” has told the public that he is battling dementia.  What is Dementia? Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental abili… more »