Loneliness Increases Dementia Risk Among the Elderly

Posted on Dec 18, 2012

People who feel lonely are significantly more likely to develop clinical dementia over a period of 3 years compared with those who do not feel lonely, a Dutch study of the elderly suggests. [More]

Meditation Reduces Proinflammatory Gene Expression

Posted on Aug 22, 2012

August 22, 2012 — A 8-week meditation program can reduce proinflammatory gene expression, findings that may provide a novel approach for mitigating the risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD) depression and premature death in this at-risk population, new research shows. [More]