Researchers found that changes in walking speed in late life may signal the early stages of mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
An individual who kept active by doing day to day physical activity were said to have a lower risk of Alzheimer’s, according to experts.
Simple tests of physical ability like walking and gripping may give clues as to who at middle aged people are most likely to develop Alzheimer’s and suffer a stroke, later in life.
People who consumed more than 2,100 calories a day were far more likely to double the risk of ‘mild cognitive impairment’ (MCI) than those who ate less calories, according to researchers.
Hearing impairment was first linked in major medical journals to dementia and cognitive dysfunction more than twenty years ago.
Dementia patients who suffer from depression are frequently prescribed drugs known as selective serotonin uptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Mental ability can start to falter from age of 45 and onwards, not from age of 60 as previously thought, according to research published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
Scientists are now highlighting the importance of a fish oil rich diet for maintaining optimal brain health and preventing the onset of dementia.
Choline, a nutrient from the B vitamin family is found in foods like chicken, eggs, saltwater fish and legumes, the kidney beans in particular.
One in every five American youths aged 12 and older suffer hearing loss enough to interfere effective communication on a daily basis.