Dementia
Maintaining an active lifestyle in older age could prevent dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new study has found that keeping active in older age may help to maintain memory and thinking skills and reduce the risk of dementia. more
Frailty could make people more susceptible to dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research suggests that frailty makes older adults more susceptible to Alzheimer's dementia, and moderates the effects of dementia-related brain changes on dementia symptoms. The findings suggest that frailty should be considered... more
New study suggests vital exhaustion as risk factor for dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study suggests that vital exhaustion - which can be perceived as an indicator of psychological distress - is a risk factor for future risk of dementia. more
Psychological distress is a risk factor for dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new study suggests that vital exhaustion -- which can be perceived as an indicator of psychological distress -- is a risk factor for future risk of dementia. more
Research brings new hope to treating degenerative brain diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Alzheimer's disease is the most representative degenerative brain disease, accounting for 60 to 80% of all dementia cases. In search for new mechanism for AD, the research team led by... more
New machine learning algorithms identify early symptoms of urinary tract infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New AI developed at the University of Surrey could identify and help reduce one of the top causes of hospitalization for people living with dementia: urinary... more
Daily Movement — Even Household Chores — May Boost Brain Health In Elderly  NPR · 3 days
Whether it's exercise or housework, older Americans who move their bodies regularly may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even... more
New AI can detect urinary tract infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New AI could identify and help reduce one of the top causes of hospitalization for people living with dementia: urinary tract infections (UTI). more
New AI can detect urinary tract infections  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
New AI developed at the University of Surrey could identify and help reduce one of the top causes of hospitalisation for people living with dementia: urinary tract infections (UTI). more
First elder care robot tested in a WSU smart home apartment  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A robot created by Washington State University scientists could help elderly people with dementia and other limitations live independently in their own homes. more
Dementia: New culprit and potential treatment target  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A study shows people with the worst memory problems also had the most leakage in their brain's blood vessels -- regardless of whether abnormal proteins amyloid and tau were present. more
Regenstrief scientist visits CMS to create access to better care for Americans with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A Regenstrief scientist is calling on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to create access to better care for... more
Study explores support and social networks of family carers of people with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Caring for someone with dementia is one of the most challenging caring roles in today's society. A new Health and Social Care... more
Medical News Today: Candida infection can reach brain and impair memory  MNT · 2 weeks
New research shows that the Candida albicans fungus may lead to brain inflammation and impair memory in mice. The results have implications for dementia. more
Candida infection can reach brain and impair memory  MNT · 2 weeks
New research shows that the Candida albicans fungus may lead to brain inflammation and impair memory in mice. The results have implications for dementia. more
A boundary dance of amyloid-β stepping into dementia  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Alzheimer's disease is caused by aggregates of amyloid-β (Aβ) peptides. This aggregation is accelerated at the cell membrane surface. Using molecular dynamics simulations and NMR experiments, the research group at ExCELLS has... more
Free health check up ignored by more than half of the population says NHS  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The NHS England provided a free health check up to the population over forty years of age and has noted... more
Research identifies factors that help dementia patients and their carers to live well  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
New research has identified the factors that enable people with dementia and their carers to live as well as possible. more
What helps people live well with dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Psychological aspects, such as optimism, self-esteem, loneliness and depression were closely linked to ability to optimize quality of life and wellbeing in both people with dementia and carers. Experience in other areas of life... more
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