Dementia

For Some, Trouble Tracking Finances Could Be Sign of Dementia
June 6, 2019


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WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If someone you know is struggling to keep track of their finances as they age, early dementia might be ...
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Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk?
June 5, 2019
A large new study has found a link between taking various kinds of blood pressure-lowering drugs and a lower risk of dementia among older adults, adding to the discussion around the link between cognitive decline and high blood pressure.
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Anti hypertensive drug use was associated with a decreased dementia risk
June 3, 2019
Various clinical trials indicate what effects can be expected from standardized intervention programs on the basis of existing evidence. Little is known about the way in which such programs can be implemented in actual care practice. However, it may be possible to use data from clinical practice ...
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Alzheimer's and dementia: Tips for better communication
June 1, 2019


Alzheimer's: Tips for effective communication

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Communicating with someone who has Alzheimer's disease can be challenging.
Because Alzhe...
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Broken brain cells repaired in dementia mouse model
May 27, 2019
Society for Neuroscience. "Broken brain cells repaired in dementia mouse model: If translated to humans, results suggest new directions for combating cognitive decline in elderly." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 27 May 2019. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190527143255.htm>.
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Weight gain and loss may worsen dementia risk in older people
May 20, 2019
Older people who experience significant weight gain or weight loss could be raising their risk of developing dementia, suggests a study from Korea published today in the online journal .
Dementia is an important health problem especially with increasing life expectancy and an ageing p...
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Older adults expect to lose brain power, but most don't ask doctors how to prevent dementia
May 15, 2019
Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia, a new national poll finds.
But while the majority of those polled say they take supplements or do puzzles in an effort to stave off bra...
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Exercise, Healthy Eating Can Reduce Dementia Risk: WHO
May 15, 2019
WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise, eating a healthy diet, watching your ...
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Detecting dementia's damaging effects before it's too late
May 13, 2019
Scientists might have found an early detection method for some forms of dementia, according to new research by the University of Arizona and the University of Toronto's Baycrest Health Sciences Centre.
According to the study published in the journal last month, patients with a rare n...
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VR can improve quality of life for people with dementia
May 9, 2019
Virtual reality (VR) technology could vastly improve the quality of life for people with dementia by helping to recall past memories, reduce aggression and improve interactions with caregivers, new research by the University of Kent has discovered.
The study, conducted by researchers ...
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