Regular laxative use can lead to Cognitive Decline

Regular use of laxatives could lead to dementia

After a new study, researchers assert that regular use of laxatives has the potential to increase a person’s risk of dementia by more than 50%. However, experts advise that the research is still in its early stages. Researchers involved in the study from medical institutions in China as well as the University of Cambridge and … Read more

Those that earn less have a greater risk of developing dementia

Are you earning enough to stave of memory loss and dementia?

A new study has determined that low-wage earners have a more significant chance of suffering from memory and developing dementia as they age. “Our research provides new evidence that sustained exposure to low wages during peak earning years is associated with accelerated memory decline later in life,” said Katrina Kezios, a researcher at Columbia University’s … Read more

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

Dreaming a lot could lower your risk of developing dementia

Do you dream a lot?

Studies suggest that your dreams may be able to ascertain whether or not you are likely to develop dementia. A study by a Swinburne researcher published in Neurology, determined that if you dream a lot you may be less likely to get dementia. By measuring rapid eye movement (REM) sleep the study could predict the … 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