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Dementia risk associated with faster accumulation of cardiovascular risk factors

A new study suggests that people who accumulate these risk factors over time, at a faster pace, have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease dementia or vascular dementia, compared to people whose risk factors remain stable throughout life.
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Dementia risk associated with faster accumulation of cardiovascular risk factors(Instagram/doubletalktx)
Published on Apr 24, 2022 11:59 AM IST
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Pregnancy, long reproductive span linked to lower dementia risk in women: Study

  • Dementia rates are increasing around the world, with some studies reporting a higher incidence in women than men, yet there is limited evidence-based on reproductive factors and the risk of dementia.
According to a study, pregnancy, long reproductive span and older age at menopause are associated with a lower risk of dementia in women.(Unsplash)
According to a study, pregnancy, long reproductive span and older age at menopause are associated with a lower risk of dementia in women.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 12, 2022 08:15 PM IST
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Oestrogen may be linked to woman's risk of developing dementia: Study

The analysis also found that some reproductive events - like an early or late start to menstruation, early menopause and hysterectomy - were linked to higher risk of dementia while ever having been pregnant or having had an abortion and later menopause were linked to lower risk.
Oestrogen may be linked to woman's risk of developing dementia: Study(Shutterstock)
Oestrogen may be linked to woman's risk of developing dementia: Study(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 09, 2022 11:03 AM IST
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Nutritionist suggests superfoods to improve brain health and prevent dementia

  • A good diet can nourish, rejuvenate brain cells and prevent cognitive decline. Here are 5 foods to add to your diet for keeping dementia at bay.
While the condition in many kinds of dementia is irreversible, taking care of your brain health, may keep the disease bay.(Unsplash)
While the condition in many kinds of dementia is irreversible, taking care of your brain health, may keep the disease bay.(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 29, 2022 04:18 PM IST
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Lithium may decrease risk of developing dementia, suggests study

The analysis suggested that patients who received lithium were less likely to develop dementia than those who did not, although the overall number of patients who received lithium was small.
Lithium may decrease risk of developing dementia, suggests study(Britta Pedersen/dpa/picture alliance )
Lithium may decrease risk of developing dementia, suggests study(Britta Pedersen/dpa/picture alliance )
Published on Mar 18, 2022 02:00 PM IST
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