Dementia Caregivers Benefit From Telehealth Support Dementia Caregivers Benefit From Telehealth Support
A telehealth program that combines information, education, and individualized skills training is proving helpful to both patients with dementia and their caregiversMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Dementia cases 'set to almost triple worldwide to more than 150 million by 2050'
A three-fold increase in dementia cases worldwide will be driven by population growth and ageing, as well as factors like smoking and being overweight, Washington University researchers have found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical activity and its influencing factors in community-dwelling older adults with dementia: a path analysis - Li B, Huang X, Meng C, Wan Q, Sun Y.
Dementia is prevalent in worldwide, and increases the care burden and potential costs. Physical activity (PA) has been increasingly shown to be beneficial for them. This was a cross-sectional observational study aiming to investigate the status of PA among... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Dementia warning: Too much coffee linked to condition - how much should you be drinking?
DEMENTIA involves a complex brain change which often happen unknowingly to the sufferer. Coffee consumption may impact these brain changes and increase a person's risk. How? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FCH-PET shines in guiding parathyroid surgery
An investigational new PET radiotracer guided more curative surgeries than standar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/CT shows promise predicting outcomes in head, neck cancer SNMMI supports new legislation to fix PET payment policy Total-body PET/CT scanner in the works AI detects axillary lymph node metastasis on multiparametric MRI FDG-PET identifies biomarkers in dementia with Lewy bodies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study: Improved air quality may reduce risk for dementia
Several studies show that an improvement in air quality may also improve cognitive function and reduce dementia risk. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reducing Air Pollution Linked to Lower Dementia Risk Reducing Air Pollution Linked to Lower Dementia Risk
Reducing exposure to air pollution may slow brain aging and reduce the risk of dementia, according to new findings that have important implications for policymakers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Covid vaccines confirmed to cause Parkinson's, dementia symptoms
(Natural News) Former National Institutes of Health (NIH) contract scientist and Classen Immunotherapies proprietor J. Bart Classen has published a paper warning that there is strong potential for Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) mRNA “vaccines” to trigger Parkinson’s, dementia and a variety of other prion and chronic diseases. Alzheimer’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and multiple system atrophy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imaging aids in tween's tumor-induced jaw reconstruction
Imaging has helped diagnose and reconstruct an 11-year-old girl's lower jaw...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI helps identify facial mass caused by dermal filler Imaging leads to removal of 3-cm toy from dementia patient Imaging reveals baby girl in SC born with 2nd mouth CT confirms 3-cm swallowed dental needle in patient's neck Doctors find dentures in man's throat 8 days after surgery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New PET tracer detects Alzheimer's disease pathology
A new PET tracer proved for the first time it can be used to identify brai...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Micro-PET/CT shows long-term Ritalin use safe in ADHD FDG-PET identifies biomarkers in dementia with Lewy bodies Tau PET bests amyloid PET, MRI in Alzheimer's prognostic study New PET tracer effective for imaging early Alzheimer's disease New PET tracer may show early pathology of Alzheimer's disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Drug Shows Promise in Easing Dementia - Linked Psychosis
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Research, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

Drug Shows Promise in Easing Dementia-Linked Psychosis
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- A drug that eases hallucinations in people with Parkinson's disease may be able to do the same for those with dementia, a new clinical trial finds. The medication, called Nuplazid (pimavanserin), is already approved in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More Evidence Ties Hearing Loss to Increased Dementia Risk More Evidence Ties Hearing Loss to Increased Dementia Risk
An impaired ability to hear speech in a noisy environment is linked to a significantly increased risk for subsequent dementia, a large population-based study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Antipsychotic Safe, Effective for Dementia-Related Psychosis Antipsychotic Safe, Effective for Dementia-Related Psychosis
Pimavanserin sustains a significant reduction of psychosis relapse in patients with dementia -- and without harmful side effects, new longer-term data from the phase 3 HARMONY trial suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Drug Shows Promise in Easing Dementia-Linked Psychosis
Title: Drug Shows Promise in Easing Dementia-Linked PsychosisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - July 23, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Nursing staff needs leadership support to enable shared learning for team capacity in providing palliative care for persons with dementia at home or in nursing home
This study aimed to evaluate the types and forms of support nursing staff need in providing palliative care for persons with dementia in home care and nursing homes. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relapse Risk for Psychosis in Dementia Lower With Continued Pimavanserin
THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 -- For patients with dementia-related psychosis who have a response to pimavanserin, the risk for relapse is lower with continuation of the drug versus discontinuation, according to a study published in the July 22 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AHA News: Diabetes and Dementia Risk: Another Good Reason to Keep Blood Sugar in Check
Title: AHA News: Diabetes and Dementia Risk: Another Good Reason to Keep Blood Sugar in CheckCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - July 22, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

1 in 20 Cases of Dementia Occurs in People Under 65
Title: 1 in 20 Cases of Dementia Occurs in People Under 65Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - July 22, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Dementia warning signs: Seven early signs of dementia - Oxford study reveals new symptom
DEMENTIA is a devastating disease which impacts millions of people, but how can you spot the warning signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 in 20 Cases of Dementia Occurs in People Under 65
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- Dementia is largely a disease of old age, but a new study finds that up to 5% of all cases are among people in the prime of their lives. Looking at 95 international studies, researchers estimated that nearly 4 million... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: Diabetes and Dementia Risk: Another Good Reason to Keep Blood Sugar in Check
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- There are many reasons to avoid getting diabetes, or to keep it controlled if you already have it: Higher risks for heart disease, stroke and for having a foot or leg amputation. But... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Author interview: Diagnostic test accuracy of telehealth assessment for dementia and mild cognitive impairment
In this study, 71% of participants who had MCI were correctly identified using telehealth assessment, as were 97% of those who had any cognitive diagnosis (either MCI or dementia), but only 22% of those who had no cognitive diagnosis at face-to-face assessment. However, the latter result was especially uncertain because there were so few patients in this category. It is important to note that diagnoses of dementia and MCI made by two specialists seeing patients face-to-face will not show 100% agreement. Therefore, perfect agreement between telehealth and face-to-face assessments cannot be expected. The larger Australi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Prevalence of Dementia Before Age 65 Much Higher
Than Expected (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could Menopausal Hormone Therapy Reduce Women's Odds for Dementia?
Title: Could Menopausal Hormone Therapy Reduce Women's Odds for Dementia?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - July 21, 2021 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Evidence of sustained benefits of pimavanserin for dementia-related psychosis
(University of Exeter) A new paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine outlines a clinical trial, conducted in 392 people with psychosis associated with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body, frontotemporal, or vascular dementia. All participants were given pimavanserin for 12 weeks. Those who met a threshold of symptom improvement were then assigned to pimavanserin or placebo for up to 26 weeks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of Dementia Before Age 65 Much Higher Than Expected Prevalence of Dementia Before Age 65 Much Higher Than Expected
The global burden of dementia that occurs before age 65 is much higher than previous estimates suggest. The new findings are critical to ensuring adequate health resources for these patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Lifetime exposure to lead linked to greater dementia risk
(Natural News) A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease suggests that lead might play a role in the development of dementia. Researchers from the University of Toronto (U of T) reported this after finding a link between lifetime lead exposure and greater dementia risk. In particular, they found that dementia cases decreased as the use of lead... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Prevalence of Young - Onset Dementia Examined
Worldwide, an estimated 3.9 million people aged 30 to 64 years are living with young - onset dementia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Global Prevalence of Young-Onset Dementia Examined
TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 -- The overall global age-standardized prevalence of young-onset dementia (YOD), in which symptoms start before age 65 years, is 119.0 per 100,000 population, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could Menopausal Hormone Therapy Reduce Women's Odds for Dementia?
TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 -- Women on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause go on to have a 58% lower risk of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions, a new study finds. Although the study wasn't designed to prove cause and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Biden walks back claim that Facebook is "killing people" with vaccine disinformation, but still claims 12 "disinfo" sources are killing people (which is a lie)
(Natural News) The dementia-ridden pedophile currently occupying the White House is changing his tune about how Facebook is allegedly “killing people” by allowing “anti-vax” content to spread on the platform. About a week after accusing the social media giant of committing murder, Beijing Biden backtracked his statements upon being questioned by someone from the media.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Big Number: Staying mentally active as you grow older may delay onset of Alzheimer’s by up to 5 years
Reading books, playing games or doing puzzles added dementia-free time to older people’s lives, researchers say. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

How Long Do People Want to Live?
MONDAY, July 19, 2021 -- What's better -- a long life or quality of life? New research suggests that people balance both when thinking about their desired life span, and fears of suffering dementia or chronic pain in old age tend to limit how long... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Using technology to help informal caregivers manage medication for patients with dementia
(Regenstrief Institute) Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University and University of Wisconsin are creating, with caregivers as co-designers, Helping the Helpers, an application (app) to support informal caregivers (often family or friends) of people with dementia. These caregivers are often under-trained, under-resourced, and under-supported to perform medication management. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Occurrence of young-onset dementia
This study included a meta-analysis that combined the results of 74 studies with 2.7 million participants to estimate how common globally dementia is in people younger than age 65. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Working in Mum's care home brought us closer'
Lydia Loader, whose mother Sally has dementia, heard her speak for the first time in 18 months. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A dementia diagnosis affects how long many people want to live, according to Norway study
Researchers discovered older people’s views changed on their preferred life expectancy when asked about dealing with dementia, as well as other ailments, pain or poverty. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Koelsch Communities opens $21M memory center in Puyallup
The family-owned company is based in Olympia and owns and operates 36 senior care facilities in eight states. Deer Ridge is now one of a few facilities in Puyallup that accept patients with Alzheimer ’s and other forms of dementia. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shawna De La Rosa Source Type: news

Koelsch Communities opens $21M memory center in Puyallup
The family-owned company is based in Olympia and owns and operates 36 senior care facilities in eight states. Deer Ridge is now one of a few facilities in Puyallup that accept patients with Alzheimer ’s and other forms of dementia. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Shawna De La Rosa Source Type: news

RPS welcomes UK Life Sciences Vision
RPS has welcomed the new Government UK Life Sciences Vision, which outlines seven critical healthcare missions– from cancer treatment, to tackling dementia. The Government, industry, the NHS, (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 15, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Late-Life Cognitive Activity May Delay Dementia
WEDNESDAY, July 14, 2021 -- A cognitively active lifestyle in old age may delay the onset of dementia in Alzheimer disease (AD) by as much as five years, according to a study published online July 14 in Neurology. Robert S. Wilson, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CMS to analyze coverage of monoclonal antibody Alzheimer's drug
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will conduct a nationa...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI shows dementia patients' brain response to music New Alzheimer's definition relies on imaging biomarkers DTI-MRI ties lack of fitness to cognitive decline Flortaucipir-PET could lead in early Alzheimer's detection ACR revises Appropriateness Criteria (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Disease Treatment on the Horizon or False Dawn? Alzheimer's Disease Treatment on the Horizon or False Dawn?
Effective clinical treatment of dementia has eluded us thus far. Dr William Hung comments on the potential for two biologic agents and one modifiable risk factor.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Man, 81, with dementia strangles his own penis to death with rubber bands for three days
The unidentified 81-year-old had to have emergency surgery in Chicago, Illinois. Experts said the patient's penis could have fallen off if doctors hadn't removed the bands when they did. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: The signs of dementia in women - how they're different to the symptoms
DEMENTIA is a debilitating disease that's hard to diagnose, but the sooner you do so the better. These are the most common signs in women - and how they're different to the symptoms in men. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AAN Presents Ethical Considerations Relating to Dementia Care
Timely anticipatory planning in early dementia is crucial to preserve autonomy over future decisions and to reduce caregiver strain (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Mental strategy helps dementia care partners ’ wellbeing
A YSPH study finds early support intervention for spousal care partners increases quality of life and may also positively impact their partners with dementia. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

AAN Presents Ethical Considerations Relating to Dementia Care
TUESDAY, July 13, 2021 -- Ethical considerations related to caring for patients with dementia are addressed in a position statement issued by the American Academy of Neurology and published in the July 13 issue of Neurology. Winston Chiong, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news