Dementia

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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Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought
November 14, 2019
Research has shown that adults with age-related hearing loss have higher rates of cognitive decline. Now, a study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has found that even the earliest stage of hearing loss -- when hearing is still considered normal --...
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Illiteracy may triple dementia risk
November 14, 2019
New research suggests that not being able to read or write can raise the chances of developing dementia by two or three times....
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People Who Can't Read Face 2-3 Times Higher Dementia Risk
November 14, 2019
By Alan Mozes


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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could illiteracy up your odds for dementia?
That's t...
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Long-term blood pressure variation and risk of dementia
November 13, 2019
In a new research study published in the open access journal , Albert Hofman and colleagues at Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, United States report that people who experienced substantial changes in blood pres...
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Insight into cells' 'self-eating' process could pave the way for new dementia treatments
August 21, 2019
Cells regularly go through a process called autophagy -- literally translated as 'self-eating' -- which helps to destroy bacteria and viruses after infection.
When it works, this process counteracts neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia and Huntington's Disease, by getting rid...
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These common drugs may increase dementia risk
June 25, 2019
A common class of drugs that doctors prescribe for a number of conditions — from bladder problems to Parkinson's disease and depression — may increase a person's risk of dementia, a large new study concludes.
New research by sci...
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