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Researchers have discovered a connection between dementia risk and diabetes. This link means that as many as one-quarter of Americans over the age of 60 could have a significantly increased risk for Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, according to the results of a recent study. Their findings should resonate with particular…

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Stress Speeds Up Brain Changes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Could stress open the door for Alzheimer’s disease? A team of researchers led by Kelvin J.A.Davies, a professor at USC, suggests that it might. In a study published in Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, rats were exposed…

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Shrinking Brains and Alzheimer’s: The Price for a Long Life? George Washington University researchers used magnetic resonance imaging to measure the brain volume of 99 chimpanzees ranging from 10 to 51 years of age and compared it to brain structure volumes measured in 87 humans ranging from 22 to 88…

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 Traumatic Brain Injury Could Increase Dementia Risk Traumatic brain injury can possibly increase the risk of dementia, according to two new studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Paris. One study showed that aging veterans who had had traumatic brain injury (TBI) had a two-fold increase in the risk of developing…

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Researchers have discovered a connection between dementia risk and diabetes. This link means that as many as one-quarter of Americans over the age of 60 could have a significantly increased risk for Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, according to the results of a recent study. Their findings should resonate with particular…