News file for: Dementia
Researchers say that a common ingredient in cough syrup could significantly improve the quality of life of people with Down syndrome.
The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011, reveals a new study.
Having access to a personal computer lowers or decreases the risk of cognitive decline and dementia in older men by up to 40 percent, say researchers in Australia.
New research from Australia is challenging the widely held view that emotions and feelings are the domain of only the right hemisphere.
With 60 percent of the world’s population, Asia has one of the largest concentrations globally of aging persons, creating a host of potential challenges, experts warn.
Researchers have shown that genetic factors may account for about a quarter of the changes in intelligence over our lives, with the rest being due to the environment.
Researchers at the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Research Institute have developed a vaccine that slows the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in mice.
Monash researchers have discovered that a testosterone spray may slow cognitive decline and reduce dementia in women.