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A new 5-minute test to identify elderly patients with dementia promises to give doctors a more sensitive tool to use in the Annual Wellness Examination.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new 5-minute test to identify elderly patients with dementia promises to give doctors a more sensitive tool to use in the Annual Wellness Examination.
Compared to women never on hormone therapy, those taking hormone therapy only at midlife had a 26 percent decreased risk of dementia; while women taking HT only in late life had a 48 percent increased risk of dementia.
The preservation of a protein found in particular synapses in the brain plays a key role in protecting against vascular dementia after a stroke.
It wasnâ€™t until January 11, 1964 that the Surgeon General approached the podium and issued a warning cautioning the population of the 4,000 detrimental chemicals in tobacco smoke.
Those who chain smoke during their middle-age years are far more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published Monday the Archives of Internal Medicine.
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Alzheimer's disease is not the only type of dementia.
A study of 300 volunteers over a 13 year period has found that those who walk most often could actually be defending themselves against a host of memory problems, including dementia and Alzheimer's.
Men are more likely than women to suffer from mild cognitive impairment, which includes symptoms like memory loss, and problems with language, thinking and judgment.
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