Latest Multi-infarct dementia Stories

2011-05-10 13:59:02

Mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and their subtypes are common in the "oldest old" women, which includes those 85 years of age and older.

2011-05-02 23:53:01

According to a new study, being overweight or obese during middle age may increase the risk of certain dementias.

2011-04-15 08:13:00

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the US and the only cause of death among the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.

2011-04-14 06:25:00

Parts of the brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease could start shrinking up to a decade before the actual onset of dementia is diagnosed.

2011-04-05 22:05:55

Higher levels in blood of the protein clusterin, also known as apolipoprotein J, are significantly associated with the prevalence and severity of Alzheimer's disease, but not with the risk of onset of new disease, according to a study in the April 6 issue of JAMA.

2011-03-02 13:57:40

Experts agree that long-term alcohol abuse is detrimental to memory function and can cause neuro-degenerative disease.

2011-02-28 10:25:47

TAU researchers develop a vaccine that staves off stroke as well.

2011-02-25 08:39:00

What doctors initially say is Alzheimer’s disease (AD), could actually turn out to be something else.

2011-02-24 14:02:06

New research shows that Alzheimer's disease and other dementing illnesses may be easily misdiagnosed in the elderly.

2011-02-23 08:21:31

As the average life span is increasing, dementia becomes much more common.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.