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Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the elderly, but little is known about the underlying biology of its development in older adults.
New research shows people with dementia who have a stroke are more likely to become disabled and not return home compared to people who didn't have dementia at the time they had a stroke.
With age, forgetfulness and other signs of memory loss sometimes appear, prompting elderly individuals to seek a medical evaluation amid fears that they may be experiencing early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common type of dementia among Americans aged 65 and older.
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.
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.
People who rate their health as poor or fair appear to be significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life.
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.
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
People with diabetes appear to be at a significantly increased risk of developing dementia.
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.