Category: Medical News

Is There a Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia?

Are you finding the need to turn the TV up louder for an older adult you love? Speaking more loudly? Repeating topics your senior loved one missed hearing the first time? Hearing loss in older adults isn’t uncommon. But recent scientific studies are pointing to a startling link between hearing loss and dementia risk. 

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Virtual Reality for Seniors: A New Tool With Impressive Results

Imagine for a moment how it might feel to struggle with the cognitive complications of Alzheimer’s. The people who are closest to you are now unfamiliar. The words and phrases that would roll off your tongue without an additional thought are now just out of reach. In fact, the whole world as you once knew […]

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Research About Alzheimer’s Reveals Unexpected New Information

If there is one constant thing in the race to unravel the mystery of Alzheimer’s, it is change. It seems as if whenever medical researchers start to get a grasp on a single piece, emerging data shifts their hypotheses in an alternative direction. That is most certainly the case with the incredible new understanding in […]

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The Accidental Discovery That’s Curing Mice of Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine who thought they were examining connective tissue cell protein got quite a surprise when they alternatively discovered a therapy to eliminate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in mice. Not just that, but the treatment could be beneficial in various conditions that call for the need to […]

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