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The Lasting Effects of Brain Injuries
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may increase your risk of dementia for decades, according to a new study.
The True Burden of Alzheimer's
More than 6 million people in the United States may have Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment that can lead to the disease, according to a new study.
Preventing Dementia
Various lifestyle changes and health interventions might theoretically prevent up to a third of dementia cases, according to a new report.
The Link Between TBI and Dementia
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may raise your risk for dementia later on, a new study found.
A Possible Risk of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Men with prostate cancer who take androgen-lowering medication may have a raised risk of dementia, a new study found.
High Blood Pressure and Your Brain
Your blood pressure and your brain health may be connected, according to a new scientific statement.
The Impact of Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) with loss of consciousness may have a long-term impact on neurological health, a new study found.
Chemotherapy on the Brain
Despite past concerns, a new study found no link between a type of chemotherapy and cognitive decline in breast cancer survivors.
Antipsychotics for Parkinson's: The Problem
Physicians commonly prescribe antipsychotic drugs to treat psychosis associated with Parkinson's. However, a new study published in JAMA Neurology suggests that these drugs may be causing additional harm.
Activities for Patients With Alzheimer's
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease need healthy routines just as much as anyone else. But it’s not always easy for them to plan their days and complete certain tasks. That's where caregivers can help.