This Gut Issue Increases Alzheimer’s Risk by 600 %

This Gut Issue Increases Alzheimer’s Risk by 600 %

Gut health is usually not on the long list of risk factors when it comes to dementia. But according to a new study from University of California at San Francisco and Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan, it should be. One specific gut health issue (you may not...
These Heartburn Drugs Cause Alzheimer’s

These Heartburn Drugs Cause Alzheimer’s

The use of specific acid reflux drugs has increased significantly in the past few years, and so has the occurrence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. A new study published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia now shows that people using these drugs...
Shocking Cause of Dementia (And Ways to Avoid It)

Shocking Cause of Dementia (And Ways to Avoid It)

Today, we understand that a person’s genetics and conditions like cardiovascular disease and diabetes are associated with the risk of developing dementia. But an interesting study in a recent edition of the journal JAMA Network Open reveals a cause that nobody had...
Shocking Heart Health and Dementia Connection

Shocking Heart Health and Dementia Connection

Most of us think of poor cardiovascular health as causing strokes and heart attacks, which is terrifying enough. But a study that has just been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reveals a connection between poor heart health and dementia....
Dementia NOT Prevented With These Dangerous Drugs

Dementia NOT Prevented With These Dangerous Drugs

There are common drugs that everyone takes at some point. And for a long time, doctors have been recommending them to fight off dementia and prevent stroke. However, the journal Neurology has just issued a stark warning – this drug does not act against dementia and...
Parkinson’s Caused By This Organ Removal

Parkinson’s Caused By This Organ Removal

Sometimes researchers find the weirdest and most unlikely connections that seemingly have nothing to with each other. One such connection, which was published in the journal Gastroenterology, was recently made with Parkinson’s and what would seem like a body part that...