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Geriatrics

Delirium is a sudden change in a person’s mental function. It often affects older adults or people experiencing alcohol withdrawal. Learn more here.

Alzheimers

A new study attributes the link between tau protein clumping and brain damage in Alzheimer's disease to brain immune cells called microglia.

Alzheimers

Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in brain and muscle function. Here, we look at what acetylcholine does and describe medic...

Stroke

Two new studies show that owning a dog significantly reduces people's risk of death following a heart attack or stroke, as well as death from any c...

Alzheimers

New research in mice suggests that dabigatran, a blood thinning drug, may help delay the development of Alzheimer's by maintaining normal brain blo...

Geriatrics

As a normal part of aging, the scrotum loses elasticity, and the skin starts to sag. Some medical conditions can also cause the skin to appear sagg...

Alzheimers

A large scale global study from ADI and the London School of Economics and Political Science examines the attitudes of people toward dementia.

Geriatrics

Pebble poop is small, pellet-like stool, and it is usually a sign of constipation. In this article, learn about the possible causes, as well as tre...

Alzheimers

New evidence suggests that managing blood pressure may help slow down the progression of cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer's disease.

Geriatrics

New research investigates the benefits of an at-home computer game exercising program for people living with Parkinson's disease.

Alzheimers

A clinical trial has found that an innovative electromagnetic therapy device significantly reduced memory loss in seven out of the eight participants.

Alzheimers

A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls.