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Latest Multi-infarct dementia Stories

2013-01-31 14:49:21

Dementia patients may benefit from a promising new treatment called Cerebrolysin.

2013-01-01 10:51:10

Depression in a group of Medicare recipients ages 65 years and older appears to be associated with prevalent mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia.

2012-10-09 04:04:32

People who first experience depression during middle age or later are at increased risk of eventually developing dementia.

2012-08-04 01:13:59

The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD) is advancing age. By age 85, the likelihood of developing the dreaded neurological disorder is roughly 50 percent.

Walking Ability Precursor To Alzheimer’s Disease
2012-07-16 08:39:11

A person’s walking patterns or ability to do so could be an early warning sign of cognitive decline and warrants advanced testing, according to researchers at a health conference on Sunday.

2012-05-08 09:22:33

Depressive symptoms that occur in both midlife and late life are associated with an increased risk of developing vascular dementia, while symptoms that occur in late life only are more likely to be early signs of Alzheimer's disease.

2012-05-08 09:18:04

Depressive symptoms that are present in midlife or in late life are associated with an increased risk of developing dementia.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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