Tag Archive | "Dementia"

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Loneliness Associated With Memory Loss

Prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging, according to a new study.

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Could Moderate Drinking Lead To Cognitive Decline?

Drinking seven or more units of alcohol per week is associated with higher iron levels in the brain, according to a study of about 21,000 people.

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Does Shingles Increase A Person’s Risk Of Dementia?

Shingles, a viral infection caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus, results in a painful blistering rash along one side of the body or face from nerve inflammation.

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Poor Vision Unfairly Mistaken For Brain Decline

Millions of older people with poor vision are at risk of being misdiagnosed with mild cognitive impairments, according to a new study.

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Higher Level Of Antioxidants Linked to Lower Dementia Risk

People with higher levels of antioxidants in their blood may be less likely to develop dementia, according to a study published in Neurology®.

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Could Certain Personality Traits Predict Cognitive Impairment?

People who are organized, with high levels of self-discipline, may be less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment as they age, while people who are moody or emotionally unstable are more likely to experience cognitive decline late in life.

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