Researchers at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that a single mechanism may underlie the damaging effect of cholesterol on the brain and on blood vessels.
High levels of blood cholesterol increase the risk of both Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease. Read the full story…
Trouble sleeping might be a sign of early Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. To find out more….
Did you know cigarette smoking may trigger or hasten the development of dementia?
The first scientific study to look at the role of cigarette smoke in the develpment of Alzheimer’s disease finds it may trigger or worsen the condition in older people who are at risk for this most common form of senile dementia.
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