People who live near roads with heavy traffic face a higher risk of developing dementia than those living further away, possibly because pollutants get into their brains via the bloodstream, researchers in Canada said ...

People who live near busy roads laden with heavy traffic face a higher risk of developing dementia than those living further away, according to researchers in Canada.A study published in The Lancet medical journal ...

Dementia is more common in people who live near main roads, a major study has found, raising more concern about impacts of traffic pollution on people's health.   Researchers tracked 6.6 million people in Ontario, ...

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet says. It said that about 10 per cent of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to ...

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests.About 10% of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to traffic, the study ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Want to cut your chances for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias? A new study suggests that picking a home far from major roadways might help. The Canadian study found ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 -- The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet may also help preserve brain health of older adults, new research suggests. Researchers in Scotland examined the brain volume of hundreds of older adults ...

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday dismissed the murder case against former pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka in the 1983 death of his girlfriend. Lehigh County Judge Kelly Banach granted a ...

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday dismissed the murder case against former pro wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, saying he is not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend. The ...

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday dismissed the murder case against former pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, saying he is not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend. The ...

In the first study of its kind, researchers from Finland have identified a link between regular sauna use and reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in men.Men who used saunas frequently were found to ...

British researchers claim they have confirmed that aluminum plays a strong role in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are now the leading causes of death around the world, superseding ...

The elderly man struck and killed by an FDNY EMS ambulance as he walked on the Cross Island Parkway in Queens suffered from dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease and was reported missing just four hours earlier by his ...

Neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease affect millions of people in the United States every year. New research could soon improve early detection of these illnesses, as scientists may ...

Opening up in the most powerful way, British actress Carey Mulligan has spoken about grandmother’s dementia and it’s so moving. This isn’t the first time that Mulligan has spoken about her experiences with ...

The number of under-65s in Scotland being treated for dementia has risen by a third in the past six years, official figures have revealed. The rise has led to a renewed plea for a new law to widen free care services ...

As the elderly population continues to grow globally, the number of people who will suffer from dementia also will increase. The question is, by how much? The World Health Organization estimates that close to 50 ...

What investors had hoped would build into yet another 2.68 percent dividend yield for pharmaceutical behemoth Eli Lilly has turned into a massive financial letdown after trials of solanezumab, a supposedly promising ...

(Reuters) - Vera Rubin, a U.S. astronomer who pioneered work on invisible dark matter in the universe and who some colleagues felt was overlooked for a Nobel Prize, has died at 88, her son said on Monday. Rubin died on ...

Dementia refers to a range of disorders that affect the brain. People with dementia typically have problems with thinking, reasoning, and problem solving. Dementia can have a severe effect on memory, and some of its ...