An Aspirin a Day Does Not Keep Dementia at Bay – No Difference Than Placebo

Taking a low-dose aspirin once a day does not reduce the risk of thinking and memory problems caused by mild cognitive impairment or probable Alzheimer’s disease, nor does it slow the rate of cognitive decline, according to a large study published in the March 25, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American…

Brain Inflammation Is a Significant Factor in More Types of Dementia Than Previously Thought

Inflammation in the Brain Linked to Several Forms of Dementia Inflammation Inflammation in the brain may be more widely implicated in dementia than was previously thought, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge. The researchers say it offers hope for potential new treatments for several types of dementia. Inflammation is usually the body’s response…