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Latest Prevention of dementia Stories

2011-12-30 04:53:14

People who don’t have memory problems right now may develop memory problems later in life depending on the size of their brain’s cortex, according to this study.

2011-12-22 07:35:40

New research suggests that, in people who don't currently have memory problems, those with smaller regions of the brain's cortex may be more likely to develop symptoms consistent with very early Alzheimer's disease.

2011-12-01 13:39:10

There are many different causes of dementia and, although its progression can be fast or slow, it is always degenerative.

2011-10-04 11:17:48

Everyday, 1,000 people in Canada turn 65, entering a stage of life that has increasing risk of stroke and Alzheimer's disease.

2011-09-27 12:58:18

A marker for Alzheimer's disease rises and falls in the spinal fluid in a daily pattern that echoes the sleep cycle.

Award-winning Research Points Toward Alzheimer’s Vaccine
2011-09-27 03:44:50

An accomplice to the protein that causes plaque buildup in Alzheimer's disease is the focus of a potential new treatment.

2011-09-19 08:14:16

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.

2011-07-22 06:47:01

New research reveals the same artery-clogging process that causes heart disease -- known as atherosclerosis -- may also contribute to dementia.

2011-07-22 01:48:38

The same artery-clogging process (atherosclerosis) that causes heart disease can also result in age-related vascular cognitive impairments (VCI).

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2011-07-14 11:19:06

Improving and maintaining health factors not traditionally associated with dementia, such as denture fit, vision and hearing, may lower a person's risk for developing dementia.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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