Latest Alcohol dementia Stories

2010-07-06 12:37:01

A new study shows that having depression may nearly double your risk of developing dementia later in life.

2010-01-27 16:40:26

Women experiencing an early onset of menopause could develop dementia at a younger age.

2009-07-13 01:30:00

VIENNA, Austria, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though discoveries about Alzheimer's disease risk factors are often in the news, adults do not know about the relationship between Alzheimer's disease risk and heart health, nor that physical activity can be protective against dementia, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna.

2008-12-11 09:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim Inc. has launched a new website enabling visitors to interactively play sample brain games from its Dakim(R) BrainFitness(TM) System, the leading brain training platform to help seniors combat dementia and memory loss.

2008-07-31 15:00:24

By JON VON RADOWITZ Cholesterol lowering drugs can slash the chances of vulnerable patients developing Alzheimer's disease, a study has shown. Statin drugs halved the risk of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia in the patients in as little as five years, scientists have found.

2008-07-22 00:00:16

Dementia is a term used to describe symptoms which occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions, including Alzheimer's disease and stroke. It is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse, but how fast depends on the individual.

2008-06-20 09:00:57

By Barry Nelson NORTH-EAST campaigners have called on the Government to scrap "unfair" rules that mean dementia patients have to pay for their care. The situation faced by the family of 83-year-old Mary Scott, from Redcar, was last night described as "a classic case" by the Alzheimer's Society.

2006-02-01 00:35:35

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Common drugs used to treat depression, Parkinson's disease and allergies can produce side effects that can be mistaken for early dementia, scientists said on Wednesday.

2005-11-30 10:20:53

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle-age adults who go on periodic drinking binges may face a heightened risk of dementia later in life, a new study suggests.

2005-10-03 22:40:38

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Exercising in middle age not only keeps the weight down and the heart healthy but can also cut the risk of suffering from Alzheimer's disease, particularly in high risk people, Swedish researchers said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.