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Hearing loss tied with mental, physical, and social ailments in older people

Added: 19.07.2019 15:21 | 16 views | 0 comments

Hearing loss has a profound impact on older people, as it can lead to anxiety, restricted activity, and perhaps even cognitive decline and dementia. Research has examined associations of hearing loss with outdoor activity limitations, psychological distress, and memory loss in people aged 65 and over. All three conditions were significantly worse when there was hearing loss. The findings support early interventions such as use of hearing aids.

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Group calls on international community to prevent dementia by preventing stroke

Added: 18.07.2019 23:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

The risk factors for stroke and dementia are the same, and a growing body of evidence demonstrates that preventing stroke can also prevent some dementias. Now, a group of experts is calling on the global community to come together to take action on preventing dementia by preventing stroke.

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Legendary NBA coach Jerry Sloan 'dying' while battling dementia, Parkinson's disease: report

Added: 18.07.2019 12:11 | 10 views | 0 comments

Legendary NBA coach Jerry Sloan is reportedly “dying” while he battles dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

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Apathy: The forgotten symptom of dementia

Added: 17.07.2019 21:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

Apathy is the most common neuropsychiatric symptom of dementia, with a bigger impact on function than memory loss -- yet it is under-researched and often forgotten in care.

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"Good news" for those with genetic risk for Alzheimer's

Added: 17.07.2019 13:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Regardless of how much genetic risk someone has, a good diet, adequate exercise, limiting alcohol and not smoking made dementia less likely


Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk

Added: 16.07.2019 2:17 | 30 views | 0 comments

Research suggests up to a third of cases may be preventable with lifestyle changes.

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Healthy lifestyle habits may help reduce risk of Alzheimer's

Added: 15.07.2019 22:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

New research from the Alzheimer's Association finds lifestyle factors like a healthy diet, exercise, not smoking, and keeping your brain stimulated may help reduce the risk of developing dementia by as much as 60 percent. Joy Benedict reports from Los Angeles.


Blood tests show promise in detecting Alzheimer's

Added: 15.07.2019 20:01 | 13 views | 0 comments

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal _ a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Half a dozen research groups gave new results at a conference on these experimental tests. (July 15)


Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Added: 15.07.2019 18:57 | 20 views | 0 comments

Doctors are hoping for something to use during routine exams, where most dementia symptoms are evaluated.

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Healthy lifestyle may offset genetic risk of dementia

Added: 15.07.2019 17:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Living a healthy lifestyle may help offset a person's genetic risk of dementia, according to new research.

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