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Dementia care program improves mental health of patients, caregivers

Added: 14.08.2019 14:24 | 12 views | 0 comments

A comprehensive dementia care program staffed by nurse practitioners working within a health system improves the mental and emotional health of patients and their caregivers.

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Migraine diagnoses positively associated with all-cause dementia

Added: 14.08.2019 14:06 | 11 views | 0 comments

Several studies have recently focused on the association between migraine headaches and other headaches and dementia and found a positive migraine-dementia relationship. However, most of these studies have failed to simultaneously adjust for several common comorbidities, thus potentially introducing bias into their findings.

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How lowering your blood pressure could reduce your risk of dementia

Added: 14.08.2019 14:04 | 3 views | 0 comments

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found a link between high blood pressure and dementia. About 1-in-3 American adults have high blood pressure. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the study and share what you can do to stay healthy.


Abnormal blood pressure in middle and late life influences dementia risk

Added: 14.08.2019 13:12 | 12 views | 0 comments

In a study that spanned two and a half decades and looked at data from more than 4,700 participants, researchers have added to evidence that abnormal blood pressure in midlife persisting into late life increases the likelihood of developing dementia. Although not designed to show cause and effect, the study suggests that maintaining a healthy blood pressure throughout life may be one way to help decrease one's risk of losing brain function.

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Greater blood pressure control linked to better brain health

Added: 14.08.2019 1:17 | 18 views | 0 comments

For adults with high blood pressure, greater blood pressure control than what's currently considered standard is associated with fewer adverse changes of the brain, which could mean lower risks of dementia and cognitive impairment.

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Controlling blood pressure may help ward off dementia

Added: 13.08.2019 23:11 | 7 views | 0 comments

Keeping your blood pressure under control "may be a key to your future brain health," researchers say

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Dreaming may keep dementia at bay

Added: 24.08.2017 8:00 | 1 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.


Heart-healthy middle age tied to lower risk of dementia

Added: 07.08.2017 16:00 | 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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