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Eating for your MIND: Scientists combine the Mediterranean and DASH diets to prevent cognitive decline

(Natural News) At least one in eight people older than 65 in the U.S. has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. However, according to a study, a group of scientists has formulated a “hybrid diet” that can help prevent cognitive decline. According to their findings, the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet, which combines...
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DEMENTIA care can be given by a community, if everyone works together. Dementia signs and symptoms include being confused in familiar places, memory loss and problems keeping track of items. Local communities in rural areas may be able to care for sufferers by following this simple plan, recommended by the Alzheimer ’s Society.
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DEMENTIA care can be given by a community, if everyone works together. Dementia signs and symptoms include being confused in familiar places, memory loss and problems keeping track of items. Local communities in rural areas may be able to care for sufferers by following this simple plan, recommended by the Alzheimer ’s Society.
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DEMENTIA care can be given by a community, if everyone works together. Dementia signs and symptoms include being confused in familiar places, memory loss and problems keeping track of items. Local communities in rural areas may be able to care for sufferers by following this simple plan, recommended by the Alzheimer ’s Society.
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DEMENTIA signs and symptoms include memory loss, confusion in conversations and losing interest in hobbies. There are several different types of the condition including dementia with lewy bodies and vascular dementia. Alzheimer ’s disease is the most common form of the disease. This is how long you could live if you have the condition, according to the Alzheimer’s Society.
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CONCLUSION: Chinese familial caregivers of patients with dementia experience a moderate level of burden and a high level of strain. The main strain factors that affected the burden were changes in personal plans, time demands, and emotional adjustment. PMID: 29775139 [PubMed - in process]
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Conclusions To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study investigating changes in corpus callosum morphometry in normal ageing and AD by exploring both summarizing features (CCA, CIR and CCI) and the complete CC thickness profile in two independent cohorts using a completely automated algorithm. We showed that callosal circularity allows to discriminate between an important subgroup of the early AD spectrum (SCD) and age and sex matched healthy controls.
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Discussion These findings provide evidence that APOE-ε4 is linked to hippocampal atrophy and learning/memory phenotypes across the AD/DLB spectrum, which could be useful as biomarkers of disease progression in therapeutic trials of mixed disease.
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
The worst part of being a caregiver for a person living with dementia is that you seldom get much real help from family.By Donna StClairAlzheimer's Reading RoomTime and again I have heard the same refrain:the worst part of being a caregiver is that you seldom get much real help from family and close friends who should be able to pony up and provide just a smidgen of assistance.I ’ve got something worse than worst.Instead of help and assistance, I get criticism.Learn More -Dementia care why won't family helpSubscribe to the Alzheimer's Reading - This is a Free Service - Join NowHave you ever heard these words?Why aren...
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Title: Can Exercise Help Curb Dementia? One Study Says NoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
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Publication date: Available online 16 May 2018 Source:Alzheimer's & Dementia
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
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