Hypertension supplements: The FIVE tablets you should take to lower high blood pressure
HYPERTENSION supplements can help people prevent high blood pressure from progressing into heart attacks, strokes or even dementia. Express.co.uk has compiled a list of the best supplements to stave off the potentially dangerous conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injuries among veterans and the risk of incident dementia: a systematic review & meta-analysis - Leung KK, Carr FM, Russell MJ, Br émault-Phillips S, Triscott JAC.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) among military veterans are increasingly recognized as important causes of both short and long-term neuropsychological dysfunction. However, the association between TBI and the development of dementia is controver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dementia in military and veteran populations: a review of risk factors-traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, deployment, and sleep - Raza Z, Hussain SF, Ftouni S, Spitz G, Caplin N, Foster RG, Gomes RSM.
The military population face a unique set of risk factors that may increase the risk of being diagnosed with dementia. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a higher prevalence in this group in comparison to the civili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dementia: Which simple household chores could help minimise your risk of the condition?
DEMENTIA can have a devastating impact on those who lose their loved ones right in front of their eyes, years before they pass away. Without wanting to put that pain onto your own family, how can you you minimise your risk of the brain condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The 'simple trick' to lower your blood pressure - 'next to no effort'
HIGH blood pressure, also called hypertension, increases your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. It can also cause kidney failure, heart failure, problems with your sight and vascular dementia. Therefore, it should not be ignored. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: The social habit which could help ward off the condition - 'ways to reduce risk'
DEMENTIA is a syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning, and the symptoms of dementia usually become worse over time. There are, however, some preventative steps you can take to reduce your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Racial Disparity in Schizophrenia Diagnoses in Nursing Homes
Diagnoses for the disorder have soared in the past decade, driven in part by a loophole in regulations. A new study shows the impact has been more severe for Black Americans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Robert Gebeloff Tags: Nursing Homes Black People Mental Health and Disorders Elder Care Schizophrenia Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Dementia Source Type: news

You ARE what you eat, and canola oil makes you FAT and DUMB
(Natural News) All dementia cases have a concurring theme, where the specialized cells in the brain that process and transmit information using chemical and electrical signals are disrupted and dying. Entire networks break down as their connections are clotting and clogged up with plaques, leading to brain cell suicide, also known as brain atrophy. Once... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: The food that causes ‘rapid’ brain decline in four weeks - experts issue warning
DEMENTIA is a neurodegenerative disease characterised by a loss of communication between brain cells, which eventually leads to memory loss. Mounting evidence shows lifestyle habits are strong determinants of memory loss, and researchers have now highlighted which food should be avoided at all costs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: Researchers warn against food that causes ‘rapid’ mental decline in four weeks
DEMENTIA is a neurodegenerative disease characterised by a loss of communication between brain cells, which eventually leads to memory loss. Mounting evidence shows lifestyle habits are strong determinants of memory loss, and researchers have now highlighted which food should be avoided at all costs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: The sleep pattern in your 50s, 60s and 70s that raises your risk by 30% - study
DEMENTIA is a destructive set of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. Research continues to shed light on the contributing risk factors, raising the possibility of early intervention to forestall it. According to a study published in the journal Nature, a particular sleep pattern puts you at a 30 percent higher risk of dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: How long do you sleep for at night? You may be at a 30% higher risk of dementia
DEMENTIA is a destructive set of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. Research continues to shed light on the contributing risk factors, raising the possibility of early intervention to forestall it. According to a study published in the journal Nature, a particular sleep pattern puts you at a 30 percent higher risk of dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Robin's wish and the complex causal web of death by suicide - Joiner TE, Robison M.
The documentary film Robin's Wish aims to reclaim the media scrutiny around Robin Williams' death, fixating on causation being solely attributed to a postmortem diagnosis of which Williams was unaware-Lewy Body Dementia. The film and other sources as well ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

What those living with dementia want people to know
"Dementia is something you learn to live with, not just die of," - tips from, those living with the condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: The five main and early signs of the brain-degenerative condition to spot
DEMENTIA is a term used to cover a range of progressive neurological disorders with more than 200 subtypes of dementia. There are five main symptoms of the condition indicating the brain-declining condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study links common condition to a raised risk of dementia - 4.9 million in UK have it
EFFORTS to understand the mechanisms that underpin dementia continue to throw up important insights about brain decline. A new study furthers our understanding of the association between dementia and a chronic condition that millions of people live with in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Paul Stoffels, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer of Johnson & Johnson To Retire, Effective December 31, 2021
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (October 12, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that Paul Stoffels M.D., currently Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer of Johnson & Johnson, will retire from the Company effective December 31, 2021.As the Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Stoffels spearheaded the company’s research and product pipeline leading teams across sectors to set the company-wide mandate to discover and develop transformational healthcare solutions. Under his leadership, Johnson & Johnson revitalized its innovati...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Dementia: Sleep difficulties? The early signs of Lewy body found in the way you sleep
LEWY body dementia, or dementia with Lewy bodies, is the third most common cause of dementia, roughly affecting 100,000 people in the UK. It's caused by small round clumps of protein that build up inside nerve cells in the brain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple blood test could tell if you're going to be struck down with dementia in the next five years
Scientists at the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases say they have now identified three biomarkers that may be able to diagnose the disease early. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mild cognitive impairment and dementia reported by former professional football players over 50 years of age: an NFL-LONG study - Walton SR, Brett BL, Chandran A, DeFreese JD, Mannix R, Echemendia RJ, Meehan WP, McCrea M, Guskiewicz KM, Kerr ZY.
PURPOSE: To estimate prevalences of MCI and dementia diagnoses in former National Football League (NFL) players ≥50 years old and examine the relationships among these diagnoses and an array of predictors of long-term brain health. METHODS: A cro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Measuring the effects of a personalized music intervention on agitated behaviors among nursing home residents with dementia: design features for cluster-randomized adaptive trial - McCreedy EM, Gutman R, Baier R, Rudolph JL, Thomas KS, Dvorchak F, Uth R, Ogarek J, Mor V.
BACKGROUND: Agitated and aggressive behaviors (behaviors) are common in nursing home (NH) residents with dementia. Medications commonly used to manage behaviors have dangerous side effects. NHs are adopting non-pharmacological interventions to manage behav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evidence may be lacking for automated MRI analysis in dementia
There's currently a "significant evidence gap" for the use of many availabl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI links obstructive sleep apnea and dementia MRI shows link between white-matter hyperintensities and brain health Tau PET bests amyloid PET, MRI in Alzheimer's prognostic study MRI study looks for signs of Alzheimer's disease MRI links air pollution to dementia risk in women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dementia diet: Eating just a tablespoon of this food every day can reduce risk
DEMENTIA diet: Research suggests cutting certain foods from your daily life can slash your risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. But could just one tablespoon of this food reduce your risk of high cholesterol? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplement warning: The popular mineral that doubles risk of dementia for certain women
DEMENTIA cases are set to triple by 2050, threatening millions of health services and patients groups worldwide. Researchers are racing to find a cure for the disease - but for the time being, prevention remains the first resort. Mounting evidence indicates that one supplement could double the risk of dementia among certain groups. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epigenetics, the misunderstood science that could shed new light on ageing
The study of the epigenome came with claims that trauma could be inherited, but now researchers are more excited about its potential to measure the risk of diseaseA little over a decade ago, a clutch of scientific studies was published that seemed to show that survivors of atrocities or disasters such as the Holocaust and theDutch famine of 1944-45 had passed on the biological scars of those traumatic experiences to their children.The studies caused a sensation, earning their ownBBCHorizon documentary and the cover ofTime (I also wrote about them, forNew Scientist) – and no wonder. The mind-blowing implications were ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Laura Spinney Tags: Genetics Biology Science Cancer Dementia Health Medical research Source Type: news

How biodiversity loss is jeopardising the drugs of the future
From willow bark to mosquitoes, nature has been a source of vital medications for centuries. But species die-off caused by human activity is putting this at riskWhat will biodiversity loss mean for drug discovery?Traditionally used as a painkiller for headaches, snowdrops are now known to slow the onset of dementia.In the 1950s, a natural alkaloid called galantamine was extracted from the bulbs. Today, a synthesised version of this is used to treatAlzheimer ’s disease and scientists are investigating further to see if snowdrops might also be effectivein the treatment of HIV.However, over-harvesting has resulted inman...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Katherine Latham Tags: Biodiversity Science Alzheimer's Medicine Malaria Parkinson's disease Antibiotics Plants Insects Environment Health Wildlife Conservation Source Type: news

Dementia: Seven 'psychological changes' that could be signs - when to see a doctor
DEMENTIA can have a range of symptoms. Alongside memory loss people may notice personality changes. There are many different causes of dementia, and many different types, and symptoms vary depending on the cause. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: Early indicators of the brain condition that is not memory loss
LEWY body dementia impacts up to 15 percent of all those with dementia cases, but the condition is often mistaken for another type of dementia that requires a few different treatments. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: 'Better memory' could be a risk factor for Alzheimer's - surprising finding
UNDERSTANDING the mechanisms that drive dementia raises the possibility of thwarting its development. A team of scientists at UCL have found that having an Alzheimer's risk gene is also linked to "better visual memory" - a finding that at first glance will seem counterintuitive. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ANOTHER study finds Alzheimer's may be detectable years before symptoms begin
The disease, which is the most common cause of dementia in the UK, may trigger detectable changes in the brain structure of people who have a higher risk of developing the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You may now be able to assess your dementia risk 'long before' symptoms show - major study
EARLY dementia detection is key to slowing down and even forestalling brain decline. A new study published today suggests changes in healthy people who have a genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease can be picked up "long before" symptoms surface. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: Scientists have made a 'promising' discovery - could a cure be in sight?
SCIENTISTS believe they have discovered the system responsible for most, if not all brain diseases. The findings could bring hope to millions of dementia and Parkinson's patients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hope for dementia and Parkinson's as scientists find drive for diseases affecting brain function
Scientists claim to have found a type of cell which normally help keep the brain healthy could be driving force behind nearly all diseases affecting brain function in what could help treat a variety of diseases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depression in Early Life May Up Dementia Risk Later
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 6, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Depression in Early Life May Up Dementia Risk Later
A new study suggests that if you're depressed as a young adult, your odds for dementia rise. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BBC viewers heartbroken at Dementia and Us documentary
Speaking in the BBC 2 series Dementia and Us last night, former soldier Chris, 43, from Manchester, reveals he was diagnosed with early onset dementia 12 years ago/ (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depression in Early Life May Up Dementia Risk Later
Title: Depression in Early Life May Up Dementia Risk LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - October 6, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Dementia: The symptom that may show up 'many years' before memory loss and other signs
DEMENTIA is a general term for a destructive set of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. Although most people associate memory loss with the onset of dementia, one symptom may emerge "many years" before the hallmark symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI links obstructive sleep apnea and dementia
Brain MRI findings suggest treating people with obstructive sleep apnea coul...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Brain MRI shows link between atrial fibrillation and cognitive decline MRI shows link between white-matter hyperintensities and brain health PET/MRI study looks at head injuries and Alzheimer's disease MRI shows slimmer tongue reduces sleep apnea MRI shows less gray matter in kids with sleep apnea (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Black History Month: health workers making history now
In the last two years, thousands of Black UNISON health workers risked their lives to save others, despite the statistical reality that they themselves were at higher risk of dying from COVID-19. In the NHS only 1.3% of staff in the most senior bands are Black and the majority of Black staff in the NHS are in non-medical roles. UNISON heard from Black members on what there is to celebrate, and what needs to change. ‘I can count on one hand over the course of my career how many Black matrons I’ve met’ Yasma Osman is a 62-year old nurse based in Manchester who has over 45 years experience in the NHS: &...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article Black history month race for equality Source Type: news

Prevalence data for common conditions
Figures showing the recorded prevalence of 20 conditions including asthma, hypertension, dementia, diabetes, and depression have been published by NHS Digital. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Having high blood pressure in your 30s raises your risk of developing dementia by 60%, study warns
Team of Australian and Chinese doctors found Brits with high blood pressure in their 30s and 40s are 61% more likely to get dementia later in life and they also experience brain shrinkage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Getting flu jab for six years in a row cuts risk of developing dementia by 14%
Britain faces an epidemic of Alzheimer's disease and dementia due to an ageing population. The numbers affected are forecast to jump from to more than 1.2million in England and Wales in 2040. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: Four 'overlooked' symptoms that may show up first in your 40s - dementia UK
DEMENTIA is an umbrella term for a range of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. According to Dementia UK, four "overlooked" symptoms of frontotemporal dementia - an uncommon type of dementia - may show up in your 40s. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: The way you eat could determine your risk to the brain degenerative disorder
DEMENTIA is a disease which not only affects a person's brain. There is an array of early and unusual symptoms to spot including the way you eat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physicians Less Likely to Test for PE in Dementia Patients
Findings seen in patients with dementia presenting with clinical factors known to be predictive of pulmonary embolism risk (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Natural disasters may increase your risk of DEMENTIA, study warns 
Health and survey data on people living during the 2011 Japanese tsunami and earthquake was studied by experts from Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Increase in Dementia With Menopausal HRT No Increase in Dementia With Menopausal HRT
As long as exposure to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopausal symptoms is not long term, the overall risk for dementia is not increased, a large British case-control study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Celebrating the UN International Day of Older Persons 2021
Cochrane Global Ageing: “Let's build an evidence-based world for all ages. ”The UN International Day of Older Persons (IDOP), this year October 1, 2021, is a special date that marks the United Nations (UN) recognition of the opportunities and challenges of population ageing in the 21st century. A day when we can celebrate increases in life expectancy and raise awareness of the need for action to ensure good health in older ages. The year 2021 also marks the beginning of the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing, which is an unprecedented opportunity to foster healthy ageing and to promote the health, wellbeing, and quali...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 1, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Dementia: The 'quick' eye test that can be an 'invaluable early warning' sign of dementia
RESEARCHERS continue to find novel ways of detecting dementia years before a diagnosis. According to Doctor Shahram Kashani, consultant eye surgeon at the OCL Vision clinic, a "quick and inexpensive" eye test may detect the onset of dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news