Psychology & Psychiatry

Study: Suicide risk higher for older adults diagnosed with dementia

Adults over age 65 who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia are more than twice as likely to die from suicide compared to older adults who do not suffer from dementia, according to a new study led ...

Sleep apnea

Treating sleep apnea may reduce dementia risk

A new study finds older adults who received positive airway pressure therapy prescribed for obstructive sleep apnea may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Education inequalities linked to increased cognitive aging in women

Improvements in access to education for girls over the last century in the UK are likely to have reduced differences in cognitive aging between men and women, potentially reducing sex disparities in dementia risk, finds a ...

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