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Psychological distress is a risk factor for dementia

Added: 18.01.2019 19:22 | 6 views | 0 comments

A new study suggests that vital exhaustion -- which can be perceived as an indicator of psychological distress -- is a risk factor for future risk of dementia.

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Frailty could make people more susceptible to dementia

Added: 18.01.2019 15:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

New research suggests that frailty makes older adults more susceptible to Alzheimer's dementia, and moderates the effects of dementia-related brain changes on dementia symptoms. The findings suggest that frailty should be considered in clinical care and management of Alzheimer's dementia.

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Psychological distress is a risk factor for dementia

Added: 17.01.2019 19:22 | 18 views | 0 comments

A new study suggests that vital exhaustion -- which can be perceived as an indicator of psychological distress -- is a risk factor for future risk of dementia.

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Does herpes cause Alzheimer's?

Added: 17.01.2019 18:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

Herpes is the dreaded 'gift that keeps on giving'. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer's disease risk and infection with Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) in people carrying a specific gene. Now, newly-available epidemiological data provide a causal link between HSV1 infection and senile dementia -- raising the tantalizing prospect of a simple, effective preventive treatment for one of humanity's costliest disorders.

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Activity keeps your brain sharper, even if you have dementia, research shows

Added: 16.01.2019 23:19 | 9 views | 0 comments

Even people with limited mobility had clearer thinking if they did whatever activity they could, the study found.

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New AI can detect urinary tract infections

Added: 16.01.2019 18:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

New AI could identify and help reduce one of the top causes of hospitalization for people living with dementia: urinary tract infections (UTI).

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Smart home tests first elder care robot

Added: 15.01.2019 19:22 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers believe the robot, nicknamed RAS, could eventually help those with dementia and other limitations continue to live independently in their own homes.

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Dementia: New culprit and potential treatment target

Added: 15.01.2019 19:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

A study shows people with the worst memory problems also had the most leakage in their brain's blood vessels -- regardless of whether abnormal proteins amyloid and tau were present.

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Smart home tests first elder care robot

Added: 15.01.2019 1:18 | 16 views | 0 comments

Researchers believe the robot, nicknamed RAS, could eventually help those with dementia and other limitations continue to live independently in their own homes.

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