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Thursday, Jan 23, 2020

Dementia

Jan 22, 2020 19:50
Terry Jones, a founding member of the anarchic Monty Python troupe who was hailed by a colleague as “the complete Renaissance comedian,\" has died after a battle with dementia. read more
Oct 25, 2019 15:35
The 2018 study found that a high-salt diet caused dementia in mice. The rodents became unable to complete daily living tasks such as building their nests and had problems passing memory tests. read more
Oct 24, 2019 08:51
The study said a misdiagnosis can result in patients not receiving the appropriate treatment and prevents them from participating in clinical trials that could improve their overall care. read more
Sep 29, 2019 10:00
Among those adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the risk of dementia appeared to be highest for drinking more than 14 drinks per week compared with less than one drink. read more
Aug 04, 2019 14:59
The study published in PLOS Medicine found that social contact earlier in life can play an important role in keeping off dementia. read more
Apr 18, 2019 14:46
New research suggests seniors who aren’t on guard against scams also might be at risk for eventually developing Alzheimer’s disease. read more
Sep 20, 2018 15:33
World Alzheimer’s Day 2018: Unusual memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s Disease. Here are 10 early signs that you probably ignore and what to do if you notice them. read more
Sep 19, 2018 10:22
Air pollution in urban areas, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, says a new study. read more
Aug 17, 2018 11:16
Intriguingly, not all people with those signs of Alzheimer’s show any cognitive decline during their lifetime. The question became, what sets these people apart from those with the same plaques and tangles that develop the signature dementia? read more
Aug 09, 2018 10:55
Children under the age of 18 may be risking brain injury and later-life Alzheimer’s Disease from brain trauma caused by heading footballs, according to a brain specialist. read more
Aug 02, 2018 11:30
Worldwide, about 7% of people over 65 suffer from some form of dementia, a percentage that rises to 40% above the age of 85. The number of sufferers is expected to triple by 2050. read more
Jul 27, 2018 17:26
Deaths from stroke are four times higher and from heart-related diseases nearly three-fold more in India than in Western countries, according to a new study. Diabetes-related deaths are also triple in India as compared to Western nations. Here’s why. read more
Jul 26, 2018 15:47
A new study says that people who feel dizzy or lightheaded when standing up, caused by the sudden drop in blood pressure, may be at greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later. read more
Jul 21, 2018 12:17
London is aiming to become the world’s most walkable city to counter air pollution and help people get healthy. read more
Jul 15, 2018 12:16
Cancer treatment: Positive emotions could be of great help in fighting cancer, according to this new study. read more