Dementia is a term used to describe various symptoms of cognitive decline such as forgetfulness, but is not a clinical diagnosis itself until an underlying disease or disorder has been identified.
Elderly men with self-reported sleep disturbances run a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease than men without self-reported sleep disturbances.
The Eatwell plate is the UK government’s official food guide about which foods we should eat to achieve a healthy diet. It was first published 20 years ago – and despite some two decades of nutritional research has not been changed since.
People facing mental health challenges are significantly more likely to have heart disease or stroke, according to a study.
Landmark study found that aging humans who consumed more omega-3s had increased gray matter brain volume
Study shows that infants fed on fresh rather than UHT cow's milk are less prone to infection.
Drinking milk produced from sources other than cows may increase the risk for low levels of serum vitamin D in young children compared with drinking cow's milk, according to a study published online October 20 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Maternal Mental Health Alliance says NHS would need to spend £337m a year to bring care up to recommended levels.
Cypriot scientists have discovered a new treatment for wet macular degeneration which involves taking high doses of omega-3 fatty acids which improve visual acuity and visual field three months after the beginning of treatment.
All three main Westminster parties will be condemned by the Government’s anti-poverty tsar today for their failure to improve social mobility and reduce the number of children growing up in poor families.
New research finds that increasing fatty fish intake may be one way to improve the response rate among depressed patients who do not find antidepressants beneficial.
Supplements of the fatty acids omega 3 and 6 can help children and adolescents who have a certain kind of ADHD.
Research finds that people who reported drinking 350ml of fizzy drink per day had DNA changes typical of cells 4.6 years older.
Supplements of Longvida curcumin may boost working memory and mood in healthy older adults, say results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study from Australia.
From celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Money Saving Meals to blogging mum Jack Monroe’s 100 Delicious Budget Recipes to the NHS Eat4Cheap campaign, eating well on a budget is now a national pastime.
Past studies have linked walnuts to reduced risk of breast cancer and improved sperm quality. Now, a new study claims that a diet enriched with the nuts could help prevent or slow Alzheimer's disease.
Responding to the large number of people with serious mental illnesses in the criminal justice system will require more than mental health services, according to a new report.
Food industry ‘tinkering’ with sugar content while foods and drinks remain relatively high in sugar may detract from more basic sugar reduction strategies, warns a public health expert.
Scientists are still trying to figure out exactly why exercise promotes cognitive health, especially in older adults.
Health conscious consumers are increasingly ditching old favourites vegetable and canola oil for trendy alternatives like coconut and peanut oil. But are they any healthier? And how do they compare with other options such as heated olive oil and butter?