HRT Won’t Lower W...

HRT Won’t Lower Women’s Alzheimer’s Risk, Study Finds By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women who use hormone therapy after menopause may not have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s, a new study suggests. However,...

Former Teen Heartthrob ...

Former Teen Heartthrob David Cassidy Has Dementia David Cassidy, a teen heartthrob from the 1970s, said Monday that he is battling dementia. Both his grandfather and his mother, actress Evelyn Ward, struggled with dementia in their final years, the former star of the hit television...

Unhealthy in Middle Age...

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age? By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged men and women at risk for heart disease may also face a higher chance of dementia later in life, a new study suggests. Risk factors such as...

Is Need for More Sleep ...

Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia? By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Seniors who begin sleeping more than nine hours a night may face a higher risk of dementia down the road, a new study suggests. The researchers...

Immune Disorders Such a...

Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People with autoimmune diseases — conditions that cause a person’s immune system to turn against the body — appear...

Calcium Supplements Mig...

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women’s Dementia Risk By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Taking calcium supplements with the hope of keeping osteoporosis at bay may raise an older woman’s risk of dementia, a new study...