Vitamin D does not protect against dementia

There is no solid clinical evidence that vitamin D is a protective neurological agent, according to a new study published inNutritional Neuroscience.Medical Xpress
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The first study to ever predict Alzheimer's prevalence by race and ethnicity estimates that the United States burden of the disease will double by 2060.
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Although we tend to associate high blood pressure with heart attacks and strokes, new evidence suggests it’s also linked to dementia. Here, we reveal what you can be doing to minimise the risks.
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Cambridge University scientists along with a team in Sweden identified abnormal deposits called protein oligomers as the most likely cause of dementia.
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VASCULAR dementia is one of the most common types of dementia with around 150,000 people affected in the UK. There is currently no cure for dementia, but it is known vascular dementia is caused by reduce blood flow to the brain. There are a number of things you can do to prevent symptoms of the disease developing.
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gluten intolerance is a sensitivity to a family of proteins found in grains like wheat, rye and barley. It can cause symptoms that include bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation. It now seems that gluten can affect more than just the person who eats it, reports Dr. Max Gomez. Danish scientists, after analyzing data from thousands of pregnant women, say a high gluten diet may put offspring at higher risk for type 1 diabetes. Doctors say children of women with the highest intake of wheat, rye, and barley proteins had double the diabetes risk. ...
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(Natural News) A new study has revealed evidence of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia in wild animals after scientists detected unmistakable symptoms in the brains of dolphins, as reported in the Daily Mail. Dolphins and humans have many similarities, such as their ability to form social relationships and to communicate using their own language (among other...
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Krastan Antonov, 24, wants to remain working as a carer despite better paid jobs being available.
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You're reading 5 Approaches to Combat Stress Through a Healthier Mind-Body Connection, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. To accomplish the highest level of health, it is important to know and accept that the mind and body are tightly intertwined. This concept itself is far from new, but knowing how to leverage the connection is becoming increasingly intriguing. More than a century ago, Harvard psychologist Walter Bradford Cannon drew people's attention to the mind-body connection when he described...
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Modified Criteria for Diagnosing "Cognitive Frailty". Psychiatry Investig. 2018 Sep;15(9):839-842 Authors: Won CW, Lee Y, Kim S, Yoo J, Kim M, Ng TP, Kim H, Son SJ Abstract The concept of cognitive frailty has recently been proposed by an International Consensus Group as the presence of physical frailty and cognitive impairment [defined using the Clinical Dementia Ratings (CDR)=0.5], without concurrent dementia. However, CDR is difficult to implement and not often available in epidemiologic studies or busy clinical settings, and an alternative to CDR is required. We suggest an alternative def...
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DISCUSSION: Our findings provide evidence for genetic overlap, mostly due to apolipoprotein E (APOE), between vascular pathologies and AD dementia. The association between AD polygenic risk and late-life cognition is mediated in part via effects on vascular pathologies. PMID: 30240575 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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