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Dementia Research

Doing THIS Dramatically Slashes Your Risk Of Developing Dementia

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty

Research shows that our eating habits actually may be getting less healthy. But a new study emphasizes again the importance of a healthy diet -- for m...

The Time Is Now to Bring the Fight to Dementia

Nicco Mele | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Nicco Mele

We want to give people a fighting chance to take on dementia head-on and win. To do that will require a significant increase in funding for basic research on the impact of aging on the brain.

The Curious Tale of Narcolepsy and Dementia: An Ethical Conundrum

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

This story illustrates the extraordinary potential that biological research has today to help individual patients. In 100 years, people will look at our time as the golden age of biology.

The Curious Tale of Narcolepsy and Dementia: Discovering the Cause

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

The occurrence of such a "sporadic case" with the same syndrome can mean two possible things. First, it is possible that the same disorder has several causes, some related to genetics and others not, explaining the two possible variants.

The Links Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

Tom Rokins | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Rokins

Currently, there is no known reason as to exactly why hearing loss seems to increase your chances of getting dementia so greatly, but there are many different theories being bounced around.

Ways You Can Ward Off Memory Decline

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty

Do you feel that aging is starting to have a negative impact on your memory? You could resolve such issues with increased mental and physical activity...

Chronic Stress Can Lead To This Disease

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.18.2013 | Fifty

Chronic stress has been shown to increase the risk of a number of negative health outcomes, including heart disease, cancer and dementia. The means by...