Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s could be much more vulnerable to dementia later in life, a new study suggests. Paola Gilsanz, PhD, postdoctoral fellow with the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research in Oakland, is quoted
People who spend less time in deep, rapid eye movement (REM) sleep may be more likely to develop dementia than individuals who get better quality rest, a recent study suggests. Eric Larson, MD, MPH, vice president for research at Kaiser Permanente Washington, comments on the general importance of REM sleep.
Hailing from the so-called stroke belt, a band of southern U.S. states with high stroke mortality rates, is associated with increased odds of developing dementia, even for people who relocate, a new study suggests.
Today, 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and more than 15 million family members, friends and partners actively care for patients with various forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s...