Dementia diet: Drink costing less than £4 has been shown to delay onset of Alzheimer's

DEMENTIA risk is known to be reduced by omega-3. Now researchers have created a drink containing fatty acids, vitamins and other nutrients that they say slows onset of Alzheimer ’s disease.
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Up to 5 percent of pregnant women develop pre-eclampsia, which is tied to an increased risk of dementia in later years.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Women and Girls Preeclampsia Dementia Pregnancy and Childbirth Blood Pressure Hypertension Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2018Source: Alzheimer's &DementiaAuthor(s): Tim Wilkinson, Kathryn Bush, Cathie L.M. Sudlow
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2018Source: Alzheimer's &DementiaAuthor(s): Giovanni B. Frisoni, Frederik Barkhof, Daniele Altomare, Johannes Berkhof, Marina Boccardi, Elisa Canzoneri, Lyduine Collij, Alexander Drzezga, Gill Farrar, Valentina Garibotto, Rossella Gismondi, Juan-Domingo Gispert, Frank Jessen, Miia Kivipelto, Isadora Lopes Alves, José-Luis Molinuevo, Agneta Nordberg, Pierre Payoux, Craig Ritchie, Irina SavichevaAbstractIntroductionReimbursement of amyloid-PET is lagging due to the lack of definitive evidence on its clinical utility and cost-effectiveness. The Amyloid Imaging to Preven...
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Caring for a person living with Alzheimer's is difficult. Sometimes you just don't know what to do. Imagine my mother saying to me - "get out, I can take care of myself". Imagine what that felt like?I took care of my mother, Dotty, for eight and a half years, 3,112 days.I know what itfeels like to be a caregiver.I understand.One of the biggest, most hurtful problems I faced was when she would tell me -"get out, I don't need you, I can take care of myself".There I was. I had quit my job, dropped out of the world,and I was taking care of her 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When she said those words it ...
Source: Alzheimer's Reading Room, The - Category: Neurology Tags: alzheimers care alzheimers mother calm an alzheimer's patient dementia care family alzheimers health help alzheimer's mom Source Type: blogs
A postmortem study of brain tissue tests and interviews of those close to the deceased ties some psychiatric symptoms to early Alzheimer's disease.
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Authors: Aneja A, Zuelzer DA, Moghadamian ES, Kates SL Abstract Alzheimer disease is a neurologic disorder characterized by the progressive cognitive decline. As the population continues to age, orthopaedic surgeons need to become familiar with surgical and nonsurgical treatment considerations in this complex population. Despite the advances in geriatric and dementia care, surgical and postoperative management of both elective and emergent surgery remain complex and controversial in this patient population. Appropriate perioperative and postoperative management can optimize outcomes, and the management can signific...
Source: The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Am Acad Orthop Surg Source Type: research
Ultrasound can help researchers identify a dementia risk factor among older...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI helps uncover clues for Alzheimer's disease in MRI data Flortaucipir-PET targets tau for Alzheimer's diagnoses MRI links lifestyle factors to stroke, dementia risk PET could make synaptic density an Alzheimer's biomarker MRI links inflammation to cognitive decline
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AbstractAlzheimer ’s dementia is significantly more common in women than in men. However, few pathological studies have addressed sex difference in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other brain pathologies. We leveraged postmortem data from 1453 persons who participated in one of two longitudinal community-based studi es of older adults, the Religious Orders Study and the Rush Memory and Aging Project. Postmortem examination identified AD pathologies, neocortical Lewy bodies, DNA-binding protein 43 (TDP-43), hippocampal sclerosis, gross and micro infarcts, atherosclerosis, arteriolosclerosis, and cerebral amyloid an...
Source: Acta Neuropathologica - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Middle-aged and worried about your memory slips? You probably don’t have dementia. The majority of the memory slips that concern this age group, and even those significantly older, are due to stress and other factors rather than impending dementia. However, researchers have now found that people who are suffering from memory loss but are unaware of their problem are most likely developing the disease. Read the full article on HealthCentral about awareness and memory loss - and how lack of  this awareness can point to developing dementia: MedicareFAQ – Medicare Resource Center Support a caregiver or jump-st...
Source: Minding Our Elders - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Source Type: blogs
Efficient blood supply to the brain is of paramount importance to its normal functioning and improper blood flow can result in potentially devastating neurological consequences. Cerebral blood flow in response...
Source: BMC Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
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