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2012-07-13 23:00:37

There is research to support the use of essential oil therapy for aiding with cognitive function, agitation, behavioural issues, aggressiveness, memory enhancement and mood, for those with Alzheimer's

2012-05-03 09:48:12

A drug prescribed for Alzheimer's disease does not ease clinically significant agitation in patients, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the U.K., U.S. and Norway.

2012-03-27 13:48:21

Antipsychotic medication was associated with a modest and time-limited increased risk of myocardial infarction (heart attack) among older patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia.

2009-12-17 13:12:01

What works for a spouse with dementia?

2009-01-13 22:47:40

Alzheimer's symptoms such as agitation and aggression are common, but take a significant toll on primary caregivers, Canadian researchers say.

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2008-03-26 14:50:00

3 in 5 caregivers say their children help care for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.