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Latest Multi-infarct dementia Stories

2011-10-17 14:19:45

Within the next 20 years it is expected the number of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) will double from its current figure of half a million to one million.

2011-10-11 05:52:30

Can you avoid dementia by thinking healthy? According to a new study, people who rate their health as poor or fair appear to be significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life.

2011-10-05 22:13:24

People who rate their health as poor or fair appear to be significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life.

2011-09-27 05:42:41

Checking the blood sugar level of a diabetic may not be the only thing to show concern for. According to a recent study, people with diabetes appear to be at a significantly increased risk of developing dementia.

2011-09-22 07:00:00

Patients who had been living with diabetes were 2.05 times more likely to have developed Alzheimer's than individuals with normal glucose tolerance; the researchers adjusted for confounding

2011-09-19 23:43:19

People with diabetes appear to be at a significantly increased risk of developing dementia.

2011-09-13 11:27:02

The World Alzheimer's Report 2011 'The Benefits of Early Diagnosis and Intervention', released today by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), shows that there are interventions that are effective in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, some of which may be more effective when started earlier, and that there is a strong economic argument in favor of earlier diagnosis and timely intervention.

2011-09-07 05:59:14

Cognitive impairment, even when detected at an early, mild stage, is a significant predictor of decreased life expectancy.

2011-09-06 11:01:26

Cognitive impairment, even when detected at an early, mild stage, is a significant predictor of decreased life expectancy.

2011-08-03 06:53:38

A new study suggests smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and being overweight in middle age may cause brain shrinkage and lead to cognitive problems up to a decade later.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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