Dementia: What you can do to reduce your risk of developing the disease

DEMENTIA symptoms can be combated through a lifestyle overhaul and taking better care of yourself, according to the World Health Organisation.
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INTRODUCTION: Social networks play a role in slowing the development of dementia. However, there is a need for further investigation of the effects of improving social networks on health-related quality of life and cognitive performance. Targeted community...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Condition:   Dementia With Lewy Bodies Interventions:   Drug: Placebo oral capsule;   Drug: 96 mg of K0706;   Drug: 192 mg K0706 Sponsors:   Georgetown University;   Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Limited Not yet recruiting
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Source: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment Source Type: research
Conclusion: Textures of the hippocampus, precuneus and posterior cingulate cortex predicted conversion from MCI to Alzheimer disease at an earlier time point and with higher accuracy than hippocampal volume. PMID: 31228173 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Psychiatry Neurosci Source Type: research
AbstractObjectivesThe aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate which cognitive domains are mostly affected in persons with vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency, defined as 25(OH)D
Source: The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Bioethical Inquiry - Category: Medical Ethics Source Type: research
If we were proactive, we’ve already discussed the choices for living arrangements our loved ones would have made for themselves under differing circumstances, however, many people haven’t done this. Either way, we move forward. We need to consider whether aging-in-place is a realistic choice, with in-home care agencies providing care, or if our loved one will be safer living in a nursing home. Understand that even if you had the conversation earlier, you may have to go against their wishes. View the slideshow on HealthCentral to learn more about what you should consider before placing someone in ...
Source: Minding Our Elders - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Source Type: blogs
AbstractPurpose of reviewThe goal of the current review is to provide an update on the management of agitation in persons with dementia with a focus on pharmacological management of persons with Alzheimer ’s disease.Recent findingsAs consistently effective and safe pharmacologic interventions are still lacking, identifying and addressing medical and environmental precipitants remain a priority. Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and memantine should be initiated to enhance cognition, and if present, management of insomnia or sundowning with trazodone is indicated. If agitation persists, treatment with citalopram can be ...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Still Living allows people with the illness to tell their stories, show their perspective.
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(Natural News) Do you really want to know why America is the land of cancer, heart attacks, diabetes, and dementia, when most other developed country’s statistics for those preventable diseases pale in comparison? You can save yourself and your family from these nightmare blood and cell “disorders” starting today, well that is, if you only...
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