Dementia

Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person's daily functioning. Other common symptoms include emotional problems, difficulties with language, and a decrease in motivation.
  • obesity and dementia

    As reported on the BBC News on 3rd May 2011, there is a link between being overweight and dementia. The study says 1.6 billion adults are overweight worldwide. While previous studies have indicated a link between obesity and dementia, a new study of 8,534 of Swedish twins, in the journal Neurology, suggests just being overweight is also a risk factor.