Worldwide, about 44 million people have dementia. Type 2 diabetes is associated with a 50% increased risk of developing dementia. In this this population-based longitudinal study, the researchers examined data collected from two cohorts of
Prudent diet may attenuate the adverse effects of Western diet on cognitive decline
It is generally believed that eating habits influence our health status in different stages of life. Individual food items or nutrients have been related to cognitive functioning in older adults. However, the cumulative effect of
Age-related variation in health status after age 60
As life expectancy continues to expand, a larger number of people are expected to reach old age. This period of life is characterized by an increase in disabilities, functional limitations and in number of morbidities.