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Crocodile suspected of killing Australia woman with dementia
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:31

Authorities in northern Australia were searching on Friday for a crocodile suspected of killing a dementia patient who wandered from a nursing home, p...

Pop-up Tokyo restaurant highlights dementia awareness
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 02:25

Diners have no complaints about the service at a pop-up restaurant in central Tokyo, where the 17 waiters and waitresses all suffer from dementia.R...

Is dementia declining among older Americans?
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:25

The rates of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia have dropped significantly over the last decade or so, a new study shows. Health News - UPI.com

Lithium in tap water may cut dementia
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:29

The naturally occurring element may reduce the risk of the disease. BBC News - Health

Decreasing dreams may indicate higher risk for dementia in seniors
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 04:26

Seniors who spend less time each night in the dream stage of sleep may be more likely to succumb to dementia as they age, new research suggests. Heal...

Live Healthy Now to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia Later
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:26

Recent research suggests exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep are key to reducing the risk of dementia. U.S. News - Opinion

Cheers to good health? Heavy drinkers more likely to live to 85 without dementia, study says
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 05:20

The secret to a long, healthy life may come from a wine bottle instead of a pill bottle, according to a new study which found that moderate to heavy d...

Memories of Those With Dementia Are Forgotten, Not Gone
  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:23

Rather than wiping out our memories, new research out of Columbia University suggests that dementia instead confuses the brain about which neurons sto...

Pharmaceutical industry panics; experts admit prescription drugs don't work for dementia and they probably never will
  • Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:33

(Natural News) With 47 million people around the world suffering from dementia and 115 million people expected to have the illness by 2050, finding wa...

Dementia: BACE inhibitor improves brain function
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 01:37

The protein amyloid beta is believed to be the major cause of Alzheimer's disease. Substances that reduce the production of amyloid beta, such as BACE...

Is it Alzheimer's disease or another dementia?
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:41

A new method may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer's disease or frontotemporal dementia, two different types of dementia that often have s...

How physical exercise prevents dementia
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 09:23

Physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age, numerous studies have shown. Now researchers hav...

Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says
  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:28

They include hearing loss, smoking, and not finishing secondary education, a study says. BBC News - Health

One social hour a week in dementia care improves lives and saves money
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:34

Person-centered activities combined with just one hour a week of social interaction can improve quality of life and reduce agitation for people with d...

Strawberry nutrients found to prevent dementia and age-related cognitive decline
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:43

(Natural News) An animal study published online in the Journals of Gerontology Series A revealed that eating strawberries may well prevent memory ...

Stress increases risk of dementia, study finds
  • Sun, 16 Jul 2017 14:34

Stressful experiences age the brain more quickly, new research has found, indicating that less advantaged people run a greater risk of dementia. The r...

Extra-virgin Olive Oil Linked to Lower Incidence of Dementia
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:58

Extra-virgin olive olive could help protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease. Nature World News : Biology

Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:35

Simple changes to your lifestyle might delay the start of dementia or slow its progression, a new report suggests. Health News - UPI.com

Queen's Speech: Ground laid for dropping 'dementia tax'
  • Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:34

Queen's Speech promises reform of social care, but stops short of spelling out how. BBC News - UK Politics

How a dementia group is creating mates and moments worth remembering
  • Sat, 10 Jun 2017 19:00

A dementia diagnosis can often mean the loss of work, hobbies and friends, but a community group in Canberra is helping people with the disease get ba...

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