Dementia
Sleep problems, Alzheimer's disease are linked, but which comes first?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
A new article explores the pathophysiological factors that link sleep disturbances and Alzheimer's disease. Better understanding of this connection may lead to potential diagnostics and therapeutics for Alzheimer's... more
Medical News Today: Study links severe gum disease to raised dementia risk  MNT · 2 days
Another study has linked chronic periodontitis to higher dementia risk. However, it is the first to show that the link is independent of lifestyle... more
Dementia caregivers design robots for alleviating stress and increasing joyful moments  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Building robots that can help people with dementia has been a longtime goal for roboticists. Yet until now, no one has sought to survey informal caregivers,... more
The robots that dementia caregivers want: Robots for joy, robots for sorrow  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A team of scientists spent six months co-designing robots with informal caregivers for people with dementia, such as family members. They found that caregivers... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: An eye test could provide early warning  MNT · 4 days
One day, a quick eye test may be able to pick up important information about brain health. Specifically, it may be able to identify... more
People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Gum disease that goes untreated can become periodontitis. When this happens, the infection that affected your gums causes loss in the bone that supports your teeth. more
Dementia looks different in brains of Hispanics  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A major new study has uncovered dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with a dementia diagnosis compared with those of non-Hispanic whites and of African Americans. more
Study uncovers dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A major new study from the UC Davis Alzheimer's Center has uncovered dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with a dementia diagnosis compared with those... more
Physical activity may reduce mortality risk among cognitively frail individuals  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Cognitive frailty is a heterogeneous clinical manifestation characterized by the simultaneous presence of both physical frailty and cognitive impairment, in the absence of dementia, and it seems to... more
Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less... more
Healthy diets may protect against dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The best way to keep your mind sharp as you age is to eat a healthy diet, according to recent research. more
Alzheimer's disease often detected late due to lack of screening finds report  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is fast becoming an important presence. A new survey released as part of the Alzheimer's Association's 2019 Alzheimer's Disease Facts... more
Sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has revealed that people with obstructive sleep apnoea or those who snore at night are more at risk of dementias and Alzheimer’s disease. more
Tobacco plants transformed into 'green bioreactors' to benefit human health  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers are using tobacco plants as 'green bioreactors' to produce large quantities of a human protein called Interleukin 37, or IL-37. The protein is naturally produced in the... more
Hip fractures may serve as first sign of undiagnosed Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a study of older people with no clinical diagnosis or signs of dementia when hospitalized to repair hip fractures, Johns Hopkins researchers say they found... more
Keeping active in middle age may be tied to lower risk of dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Keeping physically and mentally active in middle age may be tied to a lower risk of developing dementia decades later, according to... more
Physical and mental activities in middle age may play a role in preventing dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Keeping physically and mentally active in middle age may be tied to a lower risk of developing dementia decades later, according to... more
Medical News Today: The unexpected dangers of gum disease  MNT · 4 weeks
According to recent research, gum disease may increase the risk of a range of seemingly unrelated conditions, including cancer and dementia. more
What are the early signs of dementia?  MNT · 4 weeks
There are 10 early signs and symptoms of dementia, including misplacing things, difficulty solving problems, and confusing times and places. Learn about the other signs in this article. more
Medical News Today: What are the early signs of dementia?  MNT · 4 weeks
There are 10 early signs and symptoms of dementia, including misplacing things, difficulty solving problems, and confusing times and places. Learn about the other signs in this article. more
What plant proteins can tell us about Alzheimer's  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are a growing burden on society and a leading cause of death among the elderly. There is no cure. more
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