Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News

Mar 15, 2019
Periodontitis may raise the risk for developing dementia
Study demonstrates that chronic periodontitis could be linked to a higher risk for dementia.
Mar 12, 2019
Mushrooms may reduce risk of cognitive decline
Researchers believe that eating a variety of mushrooms as part of a healthy lifestyle may significantly reduce the risk of cognitive decline.
Mar 07, 2019
Heart-healthy diets in early adulthood linked to better brain function in middle age
Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, moderate in nuts, fish, and alcohol and low in meat and full-fat dairy is associated with better cognitive performance in middle age.
Mar 06, 2019
Autism: brain activity as a biomarker
Doctors discover consistent patterns of functional connectivity that might eventually be used as therapeutic biomarkers.
Feb 21, 2019
Keeping active in middle age may be tied to lower risk of dementia
Keeping physically and mentally active in middle age may be tied to a lower risk of developing dementia decades later and preservation of cognitive health.
Feb 14, 2019
Chronic inflammation in middle age may lead to thinking and memory problems later
Feb 14, 2019
Cannabis use in teens linked to risk of depression in young adults
Cannabis use among adolescents is found to be associated with increased risk of depression and anxiety in adulthood.
Feb 11, 2019
Cell component breakdown suggests possible treatment for multiple neural disorders
Researchers discover that defective mitochondria could explain the neurologic impairment in fragile X.
Feb 07, 2019
Education may not protect against dementia as previously thought
Study finds that education does not play a role in when the disease starts or how fast it progresses.
Jan 21, 2019
Blood test detects Alzheimer’ disease damage before symptoms
Test also may identify neurodegeneration in other brain diseases, injuries.
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