How you walk could put you at higher risk of developing dementia

Are you at risk for dementia?

According to a study the way you walk could be an indicator of your brain health and the risk of you developing dementia. In a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society in March 2018, researchers from the University of Nottingham and the University College London analyzed data of 3,392 adults over … Read more

FDA approves Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm

FDA approves new drug for Alzheimer's disease

The FDA has approved pharmaceutical company Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab, which will be sold under the name Aduhelm. This is the first FDA approved drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s in almost two decades. The drug is slated as being the first to show significant progress against the sticky brain plaques that are the feature … Read more

Can being ‘cold’ cure Dementia?

Researchers from Cambridge University have discovered that swimming in cold water could protect the brain from developing degenerative diseases including dementia and even have the ability to repair a portion of the damage unleashed by the potentially debilitating and progressive disease. Doctors have been aware for decades that cooling people down can – in certain … Read more