Stories with tag: "Dementia"

Brain Health & Conditions

What’s the Difference Between a Neurologist and a Neurosurgeon?

RUSH experts explain what you should know about these distinct, yet complementary, specialties
Neuro differences

Could COVID-19 Raise Risk for Dementia?

Rush researchers seeking answer in NIH-funded study
COVID Alzheimer's research
Food & Nutrition

The Skinny on 7 Diet Trends

Which plans work best for weight loss and overall health
Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Researcher David Bennett, MD

Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center Director David Bennett, MD, on the search for treatment options for Alzheimer's and dementia.
Brain Health & Conditions

New Gene Discovered Associated With Tau Pathology

Tau pathology is one of the defining features of Alzheimer disease
Rush News Article
Alzheimer’s Disease

Talking About Memory Loss

A geriatrician offers advice to help guide this difficult but important conversation
Brain Health & Conditions

Stave Off Cognitive Decline With Seafood

Eating foods containing omega-3 fatty acids at least once a week may protect against age-related memory loss
Rush News Article
Alzheimer’s Disease

Low Scores on Memory and Thinking Tests May Signal Alzheimer’s Earlier Than Thought

The changes in thinking and memory that precede obvious symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease begin decades before
Rush News Article
Brain Health & Conditions

Purpose in Life May Help Aging Brain

A strong sense that your life has meaning and direction may make you less likely to develop areas of brain damage
Rush News Article
Brain Health & Conditions

Treating Sports Concussion

Why prompt diagnosis and treatment are essential