Dementia

Depression worsens over time for older caregivers of newly diagnosed dementia patients
September 2, 2020
Caring for a partner or spouse with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer's or related dementia is associated with a 30 percent increase in depressive symptoms, compared to older adults who don't have a spouse with dementia -- and these symptoms are sustained over time, a new study found....
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Understanding the link between hearing loss and dementia
September 1, 2020
Scientists have developed a new theory as to how hearing loss may cause dementia and believe that tackling this sensory impairment early may help to prevent the disease.
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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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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Could disease pathogens be the dark matter behind Alzheimer's disease?
March 18, 2020
For researchers investigating Alzheimer's Disease (AD), a devastating neurodegenerative illness afflicting close to 6 million Americans, it is the best and worst of times.
Scientists have made exponential advances in understanding many aspects of the mysterious disease since it was fi...
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