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Does herpes cause Alzheimer's?
SCIENCE DAILY Herpes is the dreaded 'gift that keeps on giving'. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer's disease risk and infection with Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) in people carrying a... 15 hours
Herpes may account for 50 percent of Alzheimer's cases
MNT A large review suggests that the herpes virus may result in a heightened risk of senile dementia, and may account for numerous Alzheimer's diagnoses. 2 days
Medical News Today: Herpes may account for 50 percent of Alzheimer's cases
MNT A large review suggests that the herpes virus may result in a heightened risk of senile dementia, and may account for numerous Alzheimer's diagnoses. 2 days
Pre-eclampsia linked to an increased risk of dementia later in life
SCIENCE DAILY Pre-eclampsia is associated with an increased risk of later dementia, particularly vascular dementia, caused by reduced blood supply to the brain due to diseased blood vessels,... 3 days
Modifiable dementia risk factor in older adults identified
SCIENCE DAILY Stiffness of the aorta -- more so than blood pressure or subclinical brain disease -- is a key risk factor for dementia. Since aortic stiffness can be reduced by medication and healthy... 5 days
New research identifies modifiable dementia risk factor in elderly people
NEWS MEDICAL For older adults, it may seem as though the die is already cast regarding their odds of developing dementia, but new research from the University of Pittsburgh has... 5 days
Antidepressants could stave off dementia
MNT The findings of a new study suggest that some antidepressants may block the growth of toxic plaques in the brain, thus helping to treat dementia. 6 days
Medical News Today: Antidepressants could stave off dementia
MNT The findings of a new study suggest that some antidepressants may block the growth of toxic plaques in the brain, thus helping to treat dementia. 6 days
Many cases of dementia may arise from non-inherited DNA 'spelling mistakes'
SCIENCE DAILY Only a small proportion of cases of dementia are thought to be inherited -- the cause of the vast majority is unknown. Now a team of... 6 days
Vast majority of dementia cases may arise from spontaneous genetic errors
NEWS MEDICAL Only a small proportion of cases of dementia are thought to be inherited - the cause of the vast majority is unknown. 6 days
Dementia and guns: When should doctors broach the topic?
NEWS MEDICAL Some patients refuse to answer. Many doctors don’t ask. As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: “Do... 1 week
Researchers model how toxic proteins course through the brain, lead to disease
PHYS.ORG Many neurodegenerative diseases spread by hijacking the brain's connective circuitry to transport toxic proteins, which gradually accumulate and trigger symptoms of dementias. Now, researchers... 1 week
Findings offer new insight into early changes that occur during AD pathology
NEWS MEDICAL Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, involving memory loss and a reduction in cognitive abilities. 1 week
New appropriate use criteria for lumbar puncture in Alzheimer's diagnosis
SCIENCE DAILY In preparation for more tools that detect and measure the biology associated with Alzheimer's and other dementias earlier and with more accuracy, experts have published appropriate use criteria... 1 week
Personalized goal setting to improve dementia care
NEWS MEDICAL Dementia is a health condition that affects your memory in ways that can make it difficult to carry out your usual daily tasks. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer's disease, which causes... 1 week
Medical News Today: Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of dementia
MNT People with atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) face an increased risk of dementia, a new study warns; but common drugs may keep that risk in check. 1 week
Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of dementia
MNT People with atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) face an increased risk of dementia, a new study warns; but common drugs may keep that risk in check. 1 week
How To Prevent Brain-Sapping Delirium In The ICU
NPR People who suffer from prolonged delirium in the hospital are likely to develop long-term mental problems like dementia. Doctors have come up with techniques they say can reduce delirium in the ICU. 2 weeks
Using nanotechnology to fight dementia
NEWS MEDICAL In the human brain, nerve cells - so-called neurons - care for the transmission of electrical signals. They form the functional component responsible for sensations, stimuli and memories. In the presence of dementia, there is an adsorption of... 2 weeks
New AUC published for lumbar puncture and spinal fluid analysis in Alzheimer's diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL In preparation for more tools that detect and measure the biology associated with Alzheimer's and other dementias earlier and with more accuracy,... 2 weeks
When ICU Delirium Leads To Symptoms Of Dementia After Discharge
NPR Up to half of all patients who survive emergency medical treatment in the intensive care unit have mental problems when they return home. Doctors studying the problem say... 2 weeks
What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's?
MNT Dementia is an umbrella term that describes symptoms affecting memory and cognitive function. Alzheimer’s disease is a specific, and the most common, type of dementia. The conditions overlap in terms of symptoms,... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's?
MNT Dementia is an umbrella term that describes symptoms affecting memory and cognitive function. Alzheimer’s disease is a specific, and the most common, type of dementia. The... 2 weeks
PolyU develops multi-function nighttime monitoring system for elderly with dementia
NEWS MEDICAL The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has developed eNightLog, a multi-function nighttime monitoring system for elderly with dementia, to track their respiration and activities in bed for preventing fall... 2 weeks
Can apathy predict dementia?
MNT Predicting who will develop dementia is difficult. Researchers are testing various biomarkers, but a recent study asks whether apathy might provide a clue. 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Can apathy predict dementia?
MNT Predicting who will develop dementia is difficult. Researchers are testing various biomarkers, but a recent study asks whether apathy might provide a clue. 2 weeks
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