New guidelines from the World Health Organization recommend specific interventions for reducing the risk of dementia and cognitive decline.
Browsing: risk factor
A recent transnational study has determined that daily use of high potency cannabis can increase the risk of developing psychotic disorder.
Largest study of its kind reveals that the appendix could act as a reservoir for disease-associated proteins related to Parkinson’s disease.
A landmark study has established that long-term exposure to air pollution significantly impacts cognitive abilities, as measured by verbal and math test scores.
A novel study has revealed that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk of autism among their children.
New research reveals that individuals exposed to more of the sun’s rays, particularly in their youth, are less likely to go on to develop multiple sclerosis.
Findings from a new study – the largest of its kind – indicate that heavy alcohol consumption is the most significant risk factor for the development of dementia.
Pleiotropy and promiscuity in pharmacogenomics for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related risk factors
Discover the genes being targeted by novel Alzheimer’s treatments and how polytherapy may be optimized in treatment of the disease, in this review from Future Neurology.
Genetics are a risk factor for developing dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease and now several Alzheimer’s prevention trials are focused on individuals, who based on their age and genetic profile, are at high risk for developing the disease.
A long-term study suggests that traumatic brain injury can have long-term effects that increase the risk of developing dementia.