Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Metabolism linked to brain health

Every three seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia. And while there is no known cure, changes in the brain can occur years before a dementia diagnosis.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Examining the relationship between weight, gender and dementia

A substantial body of literature has analyzed the potential association between late-life body mass index (BMI) and dementia. Given that there are some data suggesting that estrogen has neuroprotective effects, it is possible ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Challenging assumptions on the economic costs of dementia

Increasingly severe cognitive, behavioral, or motor symptoms due to the dysfunction and death of the brain's nerve cells are the hallmarks of the diseases that cause dementia. There is no cure and, therefore, patients with ...

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