Dementia
Medical News Today: The unexpected dangers of gum disease  MNT · 17 hours
According to recent research, gum disease may increase the risk of a range of seemingly unrelated conditions, including cancer and dementia. more
Medical News Today: What are the early signs of dementia?  MNT · 1 day
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 are the early signs of dementia?  MNT · 1 day
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 · 3 days
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
Researchers develop new computer game for dementia carers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Group of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania information technology researchers together with colleagues from other countries have developed a computer game for dementia carers. more
Blood clot discovery could lead to development of better treatments for blood diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Scientists have discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots, in a discovery which could one day lead to the... more
Heterochromatin anomalies and double-stranded RNA accumulation underlie C9orf72 poly(PR) toxicity  Science Magazine · 1 week
How hexanucleotide GGGGCC (G4C2) repeat expansions in C9orf72 cause frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is not understood. We developed a mouse model engineered to express... more
Inflammation in middle age may indicate increased risk of dementia in later life  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New research indicates that people suffering chronic inflammation during middle age show a greater decline in cognitive function as they get older. more
Study finds no association between antiepileptic drug use and dementia risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Epilepsy is a common neurological condition with a prevalence of around 2%. Many antiepileptic drugs are available to prevent epileptic seizures, allowing up to 80 percent... more
Robbie the Robot becomes soap fan after watching Emmerdale to learn about dementia  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Edge Hill University's robot, Robbie, has become a soap fan after watching episodes of popular UK drama Emmerdale to learn about dementia. more
Insufficient sleep mirrored by DNA from blood leukocytes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An insufficient amount of sleep and qualitatively poor sleep are common among the general population. Prior studies have indicated that prolonged insufficient sleep and poor sleep quality are associated with a heightened... more
Blood leukocytes mirror insufficient sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Prior studies have indicated that prolonged insufficient sleep and poor sleep quality are associated with a heightened risk of cardiovascular diseases, dementia and psychiatric disorders. Researchers have now identified changes in blood leukocytes associated with sleep deprivation. more
Medical News Today: Does education really protect against dementia?  MNT · 2 weeks
Does the length of time an individual spends in education reduce the risk of developing dementia? A new, large-scale study investigates. more
Does education really protect against dementia?  MNT · 2 weeks
Does the length of time an individual spends in education reduce the risk of developing dementia? A new, large-scale study investigates. more
Fibrinogen results in cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It has long been known that patients with Alzheimer's disease have abnormalities in the vast network of blood vessels in the brain. Some of these alterations may also... more
Dementia: Could gut bacteria play a role?  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study links changes in gut bacteria to dementia. The researchers hope that their findings might, one day, help develop more effective treatment. more
Medical News Today: Dementia: Could gut bacteria play a role?  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study links changes in gut bacteria to dementia. The researchers hope that their findings might, one day, help develop more effective treatment. more
OHSU paper recommends feeding tubes to be excluded from POLST  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Following years of research that demonstrated feeding tubes can harm patients with dementia, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has published an OHSU opinion paper recommending patient... more
Medical News Today: Dementia: The worrying 'rise of pseudomedicine'  MNT · 3 weeks
In a recent article, a team of neurologists attacks an ongoing increase in pseudomedicine that claims to protect brain health and treat dementia. more
'Bugs' in the gut might predict dementia in the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The makeup of bacteria and other microbes in the gut may have a direct association with dementia risk, according to preliminary research. more
Gut microbiota may have direct association with dementia risk, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The makeup of bacteria and other microbes in the gut may have a direct association with dementia risk, according to preliminary research to be presented in... more
USC researchers use AI to identify blood-based markers of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Nearly 50 million people worldwide have Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. While age is the greatest risk factor for developing the disease, researchers believe... more
Alzheimer's Association grants more than $800,000 to support the SPRINT MIND Study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Alzheimer's Association has awarded more than $800,000 to support the SPRINT MIND 2.0 Study, which will further investigate the impact of intensive blood... more
Lowering blood pressure reduces risk of cognitive impairment  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Intensive control of blood pressure in older people significantly reduced the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a precursor of early dementia, in a clinical trial. more
Companies navigate dementia conversations with older workers  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
As American workforce ages, companies are increasingly navigating delicate conversations between management and employees suffering from cognitive declines more
Medical News Today: Even low-level activity may help reduce dementia risk  MNT · 4 weeks
According to a recent study, older adults who move around more are likely to have significantly better memory and thinking skills. more
Cognetivity signs agreement to become ninth industry partner of Dementias Platform UK  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Cognetivity Neurosciences Ltd. today announced that it has signed a commercial agreement with Dementias Platform UK to become its ninth industry partner. more
Ethnic differences found in cognition and age among individuals diagnosed with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In an International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry study of individuals diagnosed with dementia in the United Kingdom, people from minority ethnic backgrounds (Asian and... more
Robbie the Robot becomes soap fan after watching Emmerdale to learn about dementia
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