Dementia

Dementia study reveals how proteins interact to stop brain signals
December 10, 2019
Fresh insights into damaging proteins that build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease could aid the quest for treatments.
A study in mice reveals how the two proteins work together to disrupt communication between brain cells.
Scientists observed how proteins -- ...
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Alzheimer's and dementia care: 8 tips for doctor visits
December 4, 2019


Alzheimer's and dementia care: 8 tips for doctor visits

Mayo Clinic staff

For people who have Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder causing dementia, doctor ap...
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Extra virgin olive oil may protect against various dementias
November 27, 2019
New research in mice suggests that adopting a diet rich in extra virgin olive oil can prevent the toxic accumulation of the protein tau, which is a hallmark of multiple types of dementia....
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Skiers have lower incidence of depression and vascular dementia — but not Alzheimer’s
November 26, 2019
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's. These connections were discovered by researchers when they compared 200,000 people who had participated in a long-distance cross-country ski race bet...
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Cutting neurodegeneration associated with dementia, in animal models
November 26, 2019
Korean research team made up of Dr. Hyung-Jun Kim and Shinrye Lee of KBRI, and professor Kiyoung Kim of Soonchunhyang University, found a new molecular mechanism of suppressing neuronal toxicity associateded dementia and Lou Gehrig's disease.
Dementia
November 21, 2019




Are Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease the Same Thing?
Dementia is a syndrome characterized with signs and symptoms like:
Impairment in memory, impairment in another area of thinking suc...
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Early Warning Signs and Stages of Dementia
November 19, 2019





What is dementia?




There are seven stages of dementia.
Dementia is a term that describes a chronic or pers...
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Research reveals no link between statins and memory loss
November 18, 2019
Findings from more than 1,000 elderly individuals assessed over six years have revealed no links between statin medication and cognitive decline, such as memory loss, presenting new advice amidst some consumer concerns that statins may have a negative impact on cognitive health.
The c...
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Almost Half of Older Americans Fear Dementia, Try Untested Ways to Fight It
November 18, 2019
By Amy Norton


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FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans believe they are likely to develop dementia -- ...
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People who cannot read may be three times as likely to develop dementia
November 14, 2019
New research has found that people who are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write, may have nearly three times greater risk of developing dementia than people who can read and write. The study is published in the November 13, 2019, online issue of , the medical journal of the Ame...
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