Cognitive Health

Dementia Linked With Depression in Early and Middle Life

— Can better depression treatment reduce dementia risk? by Judy George, Deputy Managing Editor, MedPage Today July 24, 2023 FROM https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/dementia/105607 Depression diagnosed in early, middle, or late life more than doubled the risk for subsequent dementia, a study of 1.4 million people in Denmark showed. The overall hazard of all-cause dementia among people diagnosed with depression …

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Do Hormone Treatments for Menopause Increase Dementia Risk?

A new study suggests a link, but experts caution that there’s more to the story.   By Alisha Haridasani Gupta July 10, 2023   A large new study in Denmark suggested that hormone therapy — which women use to manage menopausal symptoms — was associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. …

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What are the differences between the Vielight Neuro Alpha and Neuro Gamma devices?

    What are the differences between the Vielight Neuro Alpha and Neuro Gamma devices? The question, “When should I use an alpha frequency and when should I use a gamma frequency?” is not new. In the context of brain photobiomodulation and Vielight products, this question refers to the Vielight Neuro Alpha and Neuro Gamma …

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Common Viruses Could Be Triggering Alzheimer’s Disease Onset

Published: August 1, 2022 | Molly Campbell Varicella zoster virus (VZV), which commonly causes chickenpox and shingles, activates herpes simplex virus (HSV) from dormancy in neural tissue grown in vitro, which then leads to an increase in plaque deposits and decrease in neural signaling – hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: Tufts University.   A new …

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Alzheimer’s Pathology Linked to Diet

Can a certain variety of foods slow Alzheimer’s progression?     by Judy George, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage  May 6, 2021 https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/alzheimersdisease/92460   People who followed a Mediterranean-style diet closely had less amyloid and tau pathology, increased brain volume in regions vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease, and better memory performance, a cross-sectional analysis in Germany showed. Higher …

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High Cognitive Performance at Age 100

  — Some centenarians show resilience to cognitive decline, despite brain pathology by Judy George, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today January 15, 2021   Cognitively healthy centenarians appeared to have resilience mechanisms that helped them maintain high levels of cognitive performance despite risk factors for decline, a Dutch cohort study showed. Of 330 people 100 years old …

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