Latest Diabetes and Cognition Stories

2010-10-26 11:11:48

It wasn’t until January 11, 1964 that the Surgeon General approached the podium and issued a warning cautioning the population of the 4,000 detrimental chemicals in tobacco smoke.

2010-09-01 20:35:45

Older adults with diabetes who have high blood pressure, walk slowly or lose their balance, or believe they're in bad health, are significantly more likely to have weaker memory and slower, more rigid cognitive processing than those without these problems.

2009-10-27 16:29:20

Research has shown that diabetes increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease and the risk of memory loss in people who don't have Alzheimer's disease.

2009-01-28 17:30:31

A study of twins in Sweden found diabetes significantly increases risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia, researchers said. Study leader Dr.

2009-01-28 09:00:50

Diabetics have a significantly greater risk of dementia, both Alzheimer's disease — the most common form of dementia — and other dementia, reveals important new data from an ongoing study of twins. The risk of dementia is especially strong if the onset of diabetes occurs in middle age, according to the study.

2008-12-30 13:39:29

Maintaining optimal blood sugar levels, even in the absence of diabetes, may help in preserving cognitive health in the elderly, U.S. researchers suggest.

2008-08-21 00:00:46

U.S. researchers say those with mild cognitive problems are more likely to have earlier onset diabetes.

2006-08-03 03:05:03

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - As with heart disease and other illnesses, lifestyle factors are key to preventing the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, Swedish researchers said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.