Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for 60% to 70% of cases. With worldwide population growth and aging, the prevalence of the disease is increasing dramatically. One of the frustrating aspects of this disease for patients and families-as well as for their health care professionals-is the diagnosis itself. Yet,...

While strokes in childhood and very early adulthood are not likely caused by atherosclerotic risk factors, it does look like these risk factors increase throughout early and young adulthood and become significant risk factors for stroke in the 30s and 40s.

Evidence suggests that dairy consumption is associated with better cognitive health in older adults. However, the results of recent research introduce an exception to this possible link (

Sodium-containing acetaminophen (fizzy or soluble drug preparations) was associated with increased cardiovascular and mortality risk in older people, according to a report sounding the alarm on the potential dangers of fast-acting prescription and over-the-counter drugs alike.

In the current decade, a growing body of evidence has proposed the correlation between diet and cognitive function or dementia in the ageing population.