Various lifestyle changes and health interventions might theoretically prevent up to a third of dementia cases, according to a new report.
Heavy Drinking Could Harm Memory Later
Too much alcohol can cloud your memory of an evening, but could it also cloud your memory later in life? A new study suggested it might.
Binge Drinking & Cognitive Decline
Cognitive decline and memory loss are precursors to dementia. Adults over the age of 65 who binge drink have shown signs of memory problems and loss of cognitive function.
Cobbler Not So Peachy
Before you reach for a second helping of peach cobbler with vanilla bean ice cream this weekend, you might want to consider how all that sugar will hit your brain cells.
Predicting Memory Problems
Hypertension, diabetes and smoking are known to increase your chances for stroke. A new study shows they can also be factors in developing cognitive problems later in life, even among patients who have never experienced a stroke.