Dementia symptoms: The surprising drink that could help stave off signs of the condition

DEMENTIA currently has no cure, but a person could stave off signs and symptoms of the condition by drinking a daily glass of wine of pint of beer, a new study has claimed.
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Dear Carol: My father is 72 and is in the moderate stages of dementia. Before his dementia diagnosis, he was an active hunter and fisherman. He also has incontinence issues due to prostate cancer, surgery, and treatment. This requires an external urinary attachment system to maintain an active daily life. My mother, as his primary caregiver, works diligently to keep the system and attachments clean and in working order. However, he is at the stage in his dementia journey where he is not able to maintain this attachment on his own, yet he is defiant when we try to explain that he cannot go on trips with friends because his ...
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Emerging evidence suggests that COVID-19 patients are at a higher risk of stroke and promptly diagnosing and treating such patients is a priority in hospitals across the world. Moreover, identifying which COVID-19 patients are at increased risk of de...
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July 6, 2020—(BRONX, N.Y.)—Cognitive neuroscientistHelena Blumen, Ph.D., atAlbert Einstein College of Medicine has received a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how changes in the brains of older adults affect gait, cognition, and the development of dementia. The study will map brain changes and their effects over time in 200 older adults.
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Care home staff will be tested for coronavirus weekly and residents will be tested every month, as part of a new social care testing strategy. Repeat testing will initially be prioritised for those care homes primarily looking after the over 65s or those with dementia.
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Due to the progressive nature of dementia, it is important to understand links between disease severity and health-related outcomes. The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between disease severit...
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The current pandemic caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS- CoV -2) outbreak has forced several countries to go under a lockdown1. The first case of Corona Virus Disease (COVID – 19) was identified in India on 30th January 2020 and the country has been under lockdown since 24th March 20202.
Source: The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Regular Research Article Source Type: research
Translational Psychiatry, Published online: 06 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41398-020-00891-6Correction: Association between sedentary behavior and the risk of dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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This study aimed to identify and compare the correlates of sleep disturbance in older adults with MCI and those in cognitively healthy older adults. A comparative cross-sectional study was adopted. Data were obtained from 219 Chinese community-dwelling older adults (female: 70.3%), which consisted of 127 older adults with MCI and 92 age-matched cognitively healthy controls. The candidate correlates of sleep disturbance included socio-demographic correlates, health-related factors, lifestyle-related factors and psychological factor. Descriptive, correlational and regression statistics were used for data analysis. The preval...
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