In this written ‘Ask the Experts’ column, we bring together leaders from our partnered organizations (Alzheimer’s Research UK, Alzheimer’s Society and the UK DRI) to discuss what the future of dementia research might hold.
Browsing: risk factor
Observational studies reveal that use of sleep medications can increase an individual’s chances of developing dementia in sex-specific and race-specific ways.
A recently published study has suggested that certain anticholinergic medications, such as antidepressants and epilepsy drugs, may increase the risks of dementia later in life.
New guidelines from the World Health Organization recommend specific interventions for reducing the risk of dementia and cognitive decline.
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.