Maintaining physical activity and consuming blueberries, turmeric and rosemary may help you stay sharp as you age. Which will you try?
Experts have been concerned that anesthesia for surgery might boost the risk of Alzheimer disease. Doctors from the Mayo Clinic have reassuring news.
If you want to lower your dementia risk with a drink or two, stick to just one or two a week. LIght drinking is linked to less plaque in the brain.
Should you be tested to see if you are likely to develop dementia? The answer is different for everyone. What will you do with the results?
A number of studies lead to the conclusion that cocoa flavanols improve health. But that doesn't make chocolate bars health food.
Scientists find that older people who consume lots of fruits and veggies rich in flavonol compounds are less prone to Alzheimer dementia.
Rodent research shows that grape seed extract can slow cognitive decline and the development of dementia. How well will it work for humans?
Statin-type cholesterol-lowering drugs such as atorvastatin, lovastatin, simvastatin and rosuvastatin remain highly popular. Can such statins impair memory?
A serious vitamin B12 lack due to PPI medication, vegan diet, or stomach inflammation can cause trouble with balance, cognition and fatigue.
Sometimes people fear that statins wreak havoc with cognitive function. A recent Australian study found no evidence of this effect.
Drug companies have long been thwarted in developing a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Now a Chinese firm is taking a different approach to the problem.
Soccer is a wonderful sport. It requires extraordinary stamina and great team play. Kids love it. But is there harm to the brain when players head the ball?
Doctors who use exercise as medicine offer personalized prescriptions for activity. This can be as powerful as medications for promoting health.
Do you know what foods you should eat to nourish your brain? You can improve your outlook and cognitive function by getting the 21 essential nutrients.
Our new underwriter, CocoaVia, offers high-potency cocoa flavanols without the calories of chocolate.
Some older volunteers were able to improve their memories with a single exercise session. To make the benefits last, they needed to keep exercising.
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Research shows it's a mistake to take stimulants for better memory and attention. The gains are tiny, and the drugs interfere with getting good sleep.
According to a study, older people who drink cherry juice score better on tests of cognitive function after three months.
Bites (mosquitoes, flies, chiggers)
This week, share your thoughts and learn about skeeter syndrome, how certain common drugs affect your ability to think and statin side effects.
Numerous studies show that anthocyanins in blueberries help lower systolic blood pressure and improve cognitive performance of impaired individuals.