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|Mississippi lawmaker discloses dementia diagnosis from floor|
Added: 24.03.2017 21:59 | 13 views | 0 comments
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog."
"As a professional undertaker, I ...
|State representative will retire due to dementia|
Added: 24.03.2017 15:51 | 14 views | 0 comments
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A long-serving Mississippi lawmaker says he has dementia and will retire after this legislative term.
Rep. Steve Holland, a Plantersville Democrat, says he was only diagnosed last week. While he does well on some days, he says, there are other days where his short-term memory suffers. ...
|Dementors are invading the Wizarding World of Harry Potter|
Added: 23.03.2017 23:30 | 14 views | 0 comments
Don't get too close.
|Yankees History: Howard Spira Arrested for Extortion|
Added: 23.03.2017 10:19 | 14 views | 0 comments
The George Steinbrenner Era had its unique moments. One of them came on this day in 1990, when Howard Spira, a professional gambler, was arrested for extorting money from the Yankees owner.During the early part of his tenure as Yankees owner, George Steinbrenner ran the team like a demented Roman ...
|Novel link between unhealthy hearts and dementia|
Added: 23.03.2017 7:00 | 7 views | 0 comments
Researchers from National University Health System (NUHS) have discovered a link between cardiac diseases and brain dysfunction.
|When might you get Alzheimer's? New gene test may tell|
Added: 23.03.2017 6:30 | 5 views | 0 comments
International researchers said Tuesday they have found a way to assess a person's genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by a given age, a tool that could lead to better diagnosis and treatment. The report in the journal PLOS Medicine was based on genetic data from more than 70,000 Alzheimer's patients and elderly people without the disease participating in several major global studies on dementia. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting some 47 million people worldwide, and has no cure and no effective treatments.
|Is it depression or dementia? Brain SPECT imaging helps distinguish them|
Added: 23.03.2017 2:04 | 2 views | 0 comments
Neuroimaging of decreased blood flow in specific regions of the brain can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
|High cholesterol intake and eggs do not increase risk of memory disorders|
Added: 22.03.2017 15:41 | 3 views | 0 comments
A relatively high intake of dietary cholesterol, or eating one egg every day, are not associated with an elevated risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Furthermore, no association was found in persons carrying the APOE4 gene variant that affects cholesterol metabolism and increases the risk of memory disorders, report researchers at conclusion of a new study.
|Antioxidant supplements don't lower dementia risk|
Added: 22.03.2017 14:40 | 5 views | 0 comments
- Older men who take vitamin E and selenium supplements have the same risk of dementia as people who don't use these products, according to a new study that quashes hopes these antioxidants might prevent cognitive decline.
|Ex-Central coach cares for wife with dementia|
Added: 22.03.2017 9:01 | 8 views | 0 comments
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - It's a little after 9 a.m. on a Wednesday, and the receptionist at Morrison Woods Health Campus is confused. Five minutes pass, then 10.
Finally she says, "It's not normally like Mr. Rowe to be so late. Let me call him."
Berlin Rowe has walked through ...
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