Tag Archive | "Dementia"

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Plant protein Diet Lowers Risk Of Dementia-Related Death

Postmenopausal women who ate high levels of plant protein had lower risks of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death compared with women who ate less plant proteins.

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Sleep Of Five Hours Or Less May Increase Risk Of Dementia, Death

Sleep and health are inextricably connected. New research explores the connection between sleep disturbances and deficiencies among older adults and risk of dementia and death.

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Covid-19 Vaccine: Is It Appropriate For Various Illnesses?

As public demand grows for limited supplies of covid-19 vaccines, questions remain about the vaccines’ appropriateness for older adults with various illnesses.

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Alzheimer’s: Colleagues Question Scientist’s Pricey Recipe

When her husband was diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease in 2015, Elizabeth Pan was devastated by the lack of options to slow his inevitable decline.

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First Blood Test To Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Goes On Sale

A company has started selling the first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a leap for the field that could make it much easier for people to learn whether they have dementia.

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Depression: Downward Spiral For Caregivers Of Newly Diagnosed Dementia Patients

Caring for a partner or spouse with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementia is associated with a 30 percent increase in depression, compared to older adults who don’t have a spouse with dementia.

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