High BP in Your 50s May Set Stage for Dementia

The researchers found that people at age 50 had an increased risk of dementia later in life if their systolic pressure was higher than 130.
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Publication date: Available online 18 August 2018Source: NeuroImageAuthor(s): Thomas Alderson, Arun L.W. Bokde, J.A. Scott Kelso, Liam Maguire, Damien Coyle, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging InitiativeAbstractCurrent theory suggests brain regions interact to reconcile the competing demands of integration and segregation by leveraging metastable dynamics. An emerging consensus recognises the importance of metastability in healthy neural dynamics where the transition between network states over time is dependent upon the structural connectivity between brain regions. In Alzheimer's disease (AD) – the most common form o...
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When my mother who lived with Alzheimer's first started saying - I want to move back to south Philadelphia I really couldn't understand why?By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomShe had not live in Philadelphia since the1940s; and, had been living in south Florida for more than30 years.Saying I want to go home, to a place from the past, is a common occurrence among people living with dementia. Most caregivers hear this over and over and have problems dealing this this issue.It took a while but I finally figured out why andwhat to do it about it.Subscribe to the Alzheimer's Reading RoomEmail:Listen NowIf you would pref...
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(Natural News) Nutrition experts have long stressed the role of essential nutrients in preventing deadly disease, an article on Nutra Ingredients USA stated. Some of them are now arguing for the recognition of other nutrients like curcumin and lutein that amend the symptoms of non-lethal yet serious diseases, such as the various forms of dementia....
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Publication date: Available online 17 August 2018Source: Saudi Journal of Biological SciencesAuthor(s): Young Ock Kim, Hak Jae Kim, Gasem Mohammad Abu-Taweel, Junsang Oh, Gi-Ho SungAbstractCordyceps militaris is a type of fungus consumed by people all over the world and renowned for their nutritional benefits and herbal formulas to promote health and longevity. In the present study investigation was carried out to explore the therapeutic properties and neuroprotective effect of the C. militaris on ischemic brain neuronal injury, impairment of memory and learning in experimental rats induced by a global cerebral ischemia-re...
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The combination of chronic pain and dementia is difficult to manage. While advancing dementia can render an elder heartbreakingly vulnerable, chronic pain that can't be expressed in words by the person with dementia multiplies the difficulty of compassionate care. Since dementia can leave people unable to verbally express the fact that they are in pain, they may scream, kick or hit. Read the full article on HealthCentral about managing chronic pain with people who live with dementia: MedicareFAQ – Medicare Resource Center Support a caregiver or jump-start discussion in support groups with real stories&...
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Thread Starter Will two weeks shadowing be enough? Follow 38 minutes ago 38m ago Quote: Originally Posted by ZackHa Long story short I have a shadowing opportunity for the entirety of September at a local hospital. Problem is that I work full time nights as a suppor...
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(Reuters Health) - Music therapy may improve depression and anxiety in dementia patients, a new analysis suggests.
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Conditions:   Healthy;   Frontotemporal Dementia Interventions:   Biological: AL001;   Other: Placebo Sponsor:   Alector Inc. Not yet recruiting
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Ahmet Ozyigit, Costas Michaelides, Konstantinos Natsiopoulos
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