Dementia

Approximately half of AD dementia cases are mild, one-fifth are severe
January 13, 2021
What percent of patients with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) currently have severe dementia? Do more people have mild disease? Or are the majority suffering with moderate dementia? A new study using data from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) sheds light on these trends....
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Scientists discover mutations associated with early onset dementia
December 22, 2020
Scientists have announced a significant advance in our understanding of an early onset form of dementia that may also progress our understanding of conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. Adult onset Leukoencephalopathy with axonal Spheroids and Pigmented glia (ALSP) is an ultra-rare condition that ...
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Apathy could predict onset of dementia years before other symptoms
December 14, 2020
Apathy -- a lack of interest or motivation -- could predict the onset of some forms of dementia many years before symptoms start, offering a 'window of opportunity' to treat the disease at an early stage, according to new research.
How hearing loss in old age affects the brain
April 23, 2020
If your hearing deteriorates in old age, the risk of dementia and cognitive decline increases. So far, it hasn't been clear why. A team of neuroscientists has examined what happens in the brain when hearing gradually deteriorates: key areas of the brain are reorganized, and this affects memory....
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Which foods do you eat together? How you combine them may raise dementia risk
April 23, 2020
It's no secret that a healthy diet may benefit the brain. However, it may not only be what foods you eat, but what foods you eat together that may be associated with your risk of dementia, according to a new study published in the April 22, 2020, online issue of ®, the medical journal of the ...
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Which Foods Might Reduce Your Odds for Dementia?
April 14, 2020
Title: Which Foods Might Reduce Your Odds for Dementia?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
Dirty Air Might Raise Your Odds for Dementia
April 1, 2020



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By Alan Mozes
TUESDAY, March 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Smog drives up dementia risk, particularly for older men an...
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Daily Aspirin Won't Stop Dementia, Study Finds
March 26, 2020



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By Steven Reinberg
WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans pop a low-dose aspi...
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An aspirin a day does not keep dementia at bay
March 25, 2020
Taking a low-dose aspirin once a day does not reduce the risk of thinking and memory problems caused by mild cognitive impairment or probable Alzheimer's disease, nor does it slow the rate of cognitive decline, according to a large study published in the March 25, 2020, online issue of ®, the...
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New imaging method sheds light on Alzheimer's disease
March 25, 2020
To understand what happens in the brain when Alzheimer's disease develops, researchers need to be able to study the molecular structures in the neurons affected by Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have tested a new imaging method for this purpose. The research is publ...
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