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Older adults who have slower walking speeds may have increased risk for dementia

Added: 23.03.2018 22:38 | 13 views | 0 comments

Because there's currently no cure for dementia, it's important to know about risk factors that may lead to developing it. For example, researchers have learned that older adults with slower walking speeds seem to have a greater risk than those with faster walking speeds. Recently, researchers have learned more about changes in walking speed, changes in the ability to think and make decisions, and dementia.

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Duisberg Journal: In Germany, the Power of Art in the Twilight of Life

Added: 21.03.2018 15:35 | 26 views | 0 comments

A growing number of museums bring stimulation and solace to dementia patients through regular tours.

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Robotic dog in Dorset care home helps elderly residents

Added: 21.03.2018 8:28 | 22 views | 0 comments

Biscuit the robotic dog responds to touch and speech to help people with dementia.

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A better way to care for dementia patients

Added: 21.03.2018 8:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

Infrared technology and artificial intelligence offer a better way to take care of dementia patients. It can scan their vital signs 24 hours a day.

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Vegetable compound could have a key role in 'beeting' Alzheimer's disease

Added: 20.03.2018 22:42 | 4 views | 0 comments

A compound in beets that gives the vegetable its distinctive red color could help slow the accumulation of misfolded proteins in the brain, a process associated with Alzheimer's disease. Scientists say this could lead to the development of drugs that could alleviate some of the long-term effects of the disease, the world's leading cause of dementia.

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Alcohol Use Disorders are Major Risk Factor for Dementia, Study Claims

Added: 19.03.2018 12:34 | 21 views | 0 comments

According to a new observational study carried out in France, alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia. Dementia is a clinical syndrome caused by brain damage and characterized by progressive deterioration in cognitive ability and capacity for independent living and functioning. It is a [...]

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