(Reuters Health) – For older adults, hearing aids may delay some forms of mental and physical decline associated with hearing loss and aging, a U.S. study suggests. Among people who’d been diagnosed with hearing loss, those who used hearing aids were up to 18% less likely to be diagnosed with
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD) shares rose sharply early Monday after the firm announced that its late-stage dementia study met its primary endpoint. Specifically, the results come from Acadia’s Phase 3 Harmony study evaluating pimavanserin for the treatment of dementia-related psychosis. The study met its primary endpoint, demonstrating a highly
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, most healthy adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise a week. However, a small study conducted by researchers at Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland, suggests that even two minutes of
A new study suggests members of the LGBT community are more likely to suffer from dementia and cognitive loss. The study, from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), found that LGBT people were 29 percent more likely to report memory loss, confusion and other symptoms than their straight, cisgender
As our body’s central control center, the brain has to keep going at all costs. It makes sense that it’s surrounded by biological safeguards: a bony skull, a sack of tissue, and blood vessels that filter out most infectious bugs. When neurons start to decline—as some do naturally with age—the
Scientists have long found a possible link between anticholinergic drugs andan increased risk of dementia. A study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday suggests that the link is strongest for certain classes of anticholinergic drugs — particularly antidepressants, bladder antimuscarinics, antipsychotics and antiepileptic drugs. Researchers wrote in
f you’re a fan of the Mediterranean diet, get ready to do a victory dance. For the first time, the Mediterranean diet has won the gold as 2019’s best overall diet in rankings announced Wednesday by US News and World Report. The analysis of 41 eating plans also gave the
THC found to rapidly restore memory performance of older miceKeeping the brain healthy throughout the aging process is a top concern these days. With rates of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on the rise, it is no small wonder that researchers are looking for novel ways to combat brain aging and
Dementia can reduce by Citrus fruits and could help lower the risk of dementia by nearly 15 percent. Previous studies have reported that citrus fruits are in flavonoids, which can cross the blood-brain barrier and contribute to antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. In turn, this could reverse and repair some forms
Most people think that growing old means forgetting more things. However, there are cases wherein this indicates the onset of more sinister diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. For an average American, the risk of developing these diseases stands at a whopping 45 percent once they reach 85 years old. This highlights the
The fabled Fountain of Youth might not exist, but a compound in blueberries can have a surprisingly significant anti-aging effect, making them the perfect fruit to consume for longevity. You might have already heard about the anthocyanins in blueberries that give them their blue color and their impressive antioxidant benefits,
What kind of food never spoils? You get one guess. That’s right – the kind you should never eat. So then why do you think most health food stores use canola oil mixed into nearly every packaged and jarred food on their shelves? The honest answer is they’re trying to
You may want to start eating at least one serving of salad to make your brain younger as a study found that eating salad or a serving of leafy greens every day can enhance memory and make the brain function a decade younger, according to an article published in The Daily Mail.
Nutrition experts have long stressed the role of essential nutrients in preventing deadly disease, an article on Nutra Ingredients USA stated. Some of them are now arguing for the recognition of other nutrients like curcumin and lutein that amend the symptoms of non-lethal yet serious diseases, such as the various forms of dementia.