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    Diabetes and High Estrogen Levels Increases Dementia Risk for Women

    Older women with both diabetes and high estrogen levels have an increased risk of dementia compared to women without the combined conditions, suggests a new study published online in the journal Neurology. Dementia is the general term for a loss of brain function that affects memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior. People with dementia experience […] More

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    Dementia Delayed by Learning a Second Language

    If you ever considered learning another language, you might want to enroll in a language course today. According to a new study published in the November 2013 issue of the journal Neurology, speaking a second language delays the onset of three types of dementia. Researchers in the Department of Neurology at the University of Edinburgh […] More