Tuesday, 24 October 2017
News with tag Dementia  RSS
So my brain amyloid level is elevated: What does that mean?

Added: 24.10.2017 2:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

Testing drugs to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer's dementia and using them in the clinic will mean identifying and informing adults who have a higher risk of Alzheimer's but are still cognitively normal. A new study has shed light on how seniors cope with such information.

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Both high, low levels of magnesium in blood linked to risk of dementia

Added: 23.10.2017 20:11 | 5 views | 0 comments

People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a study.

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Dreaming may keep dementia at bay

Added: 23.10.2017 16:59 | 3 views | 0 comments

A new study finds that insufficient REM sleep - the sleep phase wherein we do most of our dreaming - is strongly linked with an increased risk of dementia.

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Heart-healthy middle age tied to lower risk of dementia

Added: 23.10.2017 16:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

Study finds that modifiable vascular risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and smoking in mid-life are tied to higher risk of dementia later.

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Researchers drill down into gene behind frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Added: 20.10.2017 18:52 | 7 views | 0 comments

Mutations in the TMEM106B gene significantly increases a person's risk of frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), the second most common cause of dementia in those under 65, researchers have demonstrated. While the data confirmed the gene's clinical relevance, it didn't tell researchers how it caused the disease -- which is vital to developing new therapeutics.

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South Park Recap: Trappin’ at the Old Folks’ Home

Added: 19.10.2017 13:39 | 4 views | 0 comments

On The Sopranos, the final fate of geriatric wiseguy Corrado “Junior” Soprano sent him to an elder-care facility for the mentally infirm following a dementia-related incident. Transferred there from house arrest, the show posited the old folks’ home as its own sort of prison, both in a literal sense (introduced ...

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