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Humor therapy is as effective as widely used antipsychotic drugs in managing agitation in patients with dementia – and avoids serious drug side effects.
Japanese researchers have found that diabetes dramatically increases a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia.
Researchers whose findings on the detrimental impact of some common medicines on elderly people were widely reported earlier in the summer have found that taking a few of these medicines does not appear to cause further cognitive impairment in those already suffering from dementia.
Any exercise that gets the heart pumping may reduce the risk of dementia and slow the condition's progression once it starts.
Death following severe traumatic brain injury is associated with a highly variable incidence of withdrawal of life support at the end of life.
Caregivers and their relatives who suffer from mild to moderate dementia often have different perceptions regarding the amount and quality of care given and received.
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the peer-reviewed national medical journal, Neurology, found that common drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) provide only modest health gains and come at a very high cost in the United States.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.