10/19/2012 – New Dementia Diagnostic Exams and Gene Findings Bode Well for Treatment

Today it is possible to diagnose dementias more accurately than ever before, thanks to improvements in behavioral assessment tools, imaging techniques, gene testing and data collection and analysis, according to Bruce L. Miller, MD, a behavioral neurologist and professor of neurology at UCSF.

Read the full article at UCSF.

10/17/2012 – Carbs, Sugar Linked With Cognitive Impairment Risk In Elderly: Study

A Mayo Clinic study of 1,230 people between the ages of 70 and 89 found that those who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment. The danger also rises with a heavy-sugar diet.

Read the full article at Huffington Post.