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Latest Prevention of dementia Stories

2013-04-19 17:50:41

A new Swedish study published in the journal Neurology shows that the risk of developing dementia may have declined over the past 20 years, in direct contrast to what many previously assumed.

2013-01-31 14:49:21

Dementia patients may benefit from a promising new treatment called Cerebrolysin.

Dementia Risk May Be Reduced With Blood Pressure Medications
2013-01-08 13:34:30

Information released Monday, January 7, shows that there may be a connection between taking the blood pressure drugs beta blockers and a reduced risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.

2012-07-19 08:20:56

Higher levels of a certain fat in the blood called ceramides may increase a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Dementia Symptoms Linked To Naps, Sleep Quality
2012-07-17 06:21:52

Based on a number of studies, they concluded that naps could be linked to dementia and that the sleeping patterns of the elderly could help diagnose dementia.

2012-06-27 17:29:28

In a recent Journal of Biological Chemistry "Paper of the Week," research led by Ayae Kinoshita at the Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan reveals the benefits of exercise in combating Alzheimer's disease.

2012-06-20 00:53:58

Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who practiced Tai Chi three times a week.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.