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Having Both Depression And Type 2 Diabetes Increases Dementia Risk

Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe Published: April 15, 2015 12:14pm ET on LiveScience. Adults who have either depression or type 2 diabetes may have an ...

Study Ties Higher Blood Sugar To A Greater Risk Of What?

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 08.08.2013 | Fifty

-- Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds. Researchers ...

Alzheimer's Disease: You Can Reduce Your Risk

Richard W. Besdine, M.D. | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard W. Besdine, M.D.

Most physicians now believe that the damage done by Alzheimer's is irreversible and that the best hope lies in preventing it. This is particularly true for people at higher risk. I believe passionately that we should all know what those risks factors are and work to turn them in our favor.

Catherine Pearson

At Risk For Stroke? Cognitive Problems Could Follow, Study Says | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Having high blood pressure may up your risk of cognitive decline, according to a new study from the National Institute of Health, which shows simply h...

Catherine Pearson

Discovered: Surprising Factors That Could Up Alzheimer's Risk | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living

There is no way to prevent aging, which is the single biggest risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease. But a surprising new study suggests that...