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Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Dead At 93

Added: 16.08.2018 15:37 | 15 views | 0 comments

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died Thursday after a long illness at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, Economic Times reported. Vajpayee, 93, the former BJP leader, was a three-time prime minister, the report said. He was admitted to AIIMS in June as his condition deteriorated, Economic Times reported. He had many medical issues including being a diabetic with only one functioning kidney. He suffered a stroke in 2009 that weakened his cognitive abilities and subsequently developed dementia. In the last 24 hours, the report said, he was put on life support by his doctors after his condition became critical. Vajpayee, the report said, was admitted...

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Intensive blood pressure treatment may lower dementia risk

Added: 15.08.2018 18:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

People who receive stronger-than-normal blood pressure treatments have been found to be 19 per cent less likely to later develop signs of cognitive impairment

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Mum battling rare form of dementia at the age of 33

Added: 15.08.2018 12:20 | 13 views | 0 comments

Rachel's daughter Brooke, eight, will have to wait until she is 18 to be tested for the condition.

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Deaths from resident-to-resident incidents in dementia offers insights to inform policy

Added: 14.08.2018 22:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Analyzing the incidents between residents in dementia in long-term care homes may hold the key to reducing future fatalities among this vulnerable population, according to a new research.

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One drink a day might be enough to stop dementia by flushing the brain

Added: 11.08.2018 12:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Light drinking helps prevent dementia, and now we may know why: it revs up the brain’s waste disposal system

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Measure of belly fat in older adults is linked with cognitive impairment

Added: 10.08.2018 23:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

Data from over 5,000 adults over the age of 60 indicates that as waist:hip ratio increases, so does cognitive impairment. The findings have significant implications as the global prevalence of dementia is predicted to increase from 24.3 million in 2001 to 81.1 million by 2040.

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Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols Diagnosed With Dementia

Added: 10.08.2018 20:19 | 14 views | 0 comments

Star Trek star Nichelle Nichols has been diagnosed with dementia, according to TMZ. The outlet has obtained documents filed in the 85-year-old's conservatorship in which Dr. Meena...

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High rates of dementia in older adults after starting dialysis

Added: 10.08.2018 19:20 | 8 views | 0 comments

Older adults who initiate dialysis for kidney failure face a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Certain risk factors were linked this higher risk. Older hemodialysis patients with a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer's disease had a high risk of early death.

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'Star Trek' Star Nichelle Nichols Has Dementia

Added: 10.08.2018 9:18 | 11 views | 0 comments

'Star Trek' icon Nichelle Nichols has been diagnosed with dementia and the disease has progressed. According to docs filed in Nichelle's conservatorship, Dr. Meena Makhijani -- who specializes in osteopathic medicine -- says Nichols has...

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