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News Analysis: Yes, Aaron Hernandez Suffered Brain Injury. But That May Not Explain His Violence.
The links between biology and behavior are complex, and a number of factors contribute to violence. Yet evidence is mounting that C.T.E. may be involved. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BENEDICT CAREY Tags: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Sports Injuries Brain Football Dementia Hernandez, Aaron (1989- ) Source Type: news

Researchers Discover Intriguing Link Between Magnesium And Dementia
People with high or low levels of magnesium had a higher risk of developing dementia later on in life. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personality Change Doesn't Tell of Preclinical Dementia (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But certain traits confirmed as an independent risk factors (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: When does personality start to change?
A new study examines whether the personality of those affected by dementia or mild cognitive impairment starts to change before the onset of the disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

What is vascular dementia? Symptoms, causes and risk factors of the deadly condition
VASCULAR dementia is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer ’s disease. It can occur after a stroke, and includes symptoms such as problems making decisions and difficulty concentrating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia news: THIS well-known symptom may not be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease
DEMENTIA symptoms commonly include memory loss, problems thinking and personality changes. However, the latter may not be an early sign, according to a ground-breaking new study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Forgoing chemo linked to worse survival in older patients with advanced colon cancer who had dementia
(American Association for Cancer Research) A pre-existing diagnosis of dementia was associated with increased risk of death for older patients with advanced colon cancer; however, some of the effects of dementia on survival could be mediated by receipt of chemotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Armed and aging: dementia and firearms do not mix ! - Cipriani G, Danti S, Carlesi C, Di Fiorino M.
The possibility that persons with dementia possess firearms is cause for concern, but only a limited amount of research has been conducted on such a topic, usually in the form of case reports. Reducing the occurrence of the firearms-related violence requir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

World Alzheimer's Day: could we create a world without dementia?
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt discusses what the UK is doing in the fight against dementia, and the importance of partnership. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 22, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

13th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia in Native Americans
October 19, 2017 7:30am-4:00pm; Tucson, AZ.(Banner Health) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Good Design Can Help People With Dementia Live Better  Lives
1. Good design can help people with dementia live better lives. This app can help. By the University of Stirling 2. Why is flying so hard on our bodies and brains? By Richard Gray in BBC Future 3. Big ideas are getting harder — and more expensive — to find. By May Wong at Stanford University 4. Pet and pest allergens might actually reduce your baby’s asthma risk. By the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 5. Is climate change making our food less nutritious? By Helena Bottemiller Evich in Politico Magazine The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Was...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The Aspen Institute Tags: Uncategorized Asthma climate change Dementia Five Best Ideas Flying Innovation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Too much or too little magnesium can raise dementia risk
A recently published study investigates the link between both high and low magnesium serum levels and the risk of developing dementia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Dementia risk: Will I one day SUFFER from Alzheimer’s disease if my parents do?
DEMENTIA is a disease of the brain that can cause memory loss and confusion - are you mote likely to suffer if your parents do? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia warning: Having a stroke increases risk of THIS deadly type
DEMENTIA has many different forms, including vascular dementia - a condition which thousands of stroke survivors will develop within half a decade. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk
Title: High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - September 21, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Personality changes don't precede clinical onset of Alzheimer's, FSU study shows
(Florida State University) Findings of a new and comprehensive study from FSU College of Medicine Associate Professor Antonio Terracciano and colleagues, published today in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, has found no evidence to support the idea that personality changes begin before the clinical onset of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: THIS is how Alzheimer’s disease becomes deadly
DEMENTIA is a disease of brain with symptoms including memory loss and disorientation, but over time it can prove deadly. This is how the condition has become one of the UK ’s leading killers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High, low levels of magnesium linked to dementia risk
Having magnesium levels that are too high or too low may put you at risk for Alzheimer's and other dementias, Dutch researchers report. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magnesium Levels Tied to Dementia Risk
Both too high and too low of levels tied to increased dementia risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 21, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

App set to transform the lives of dementia patients
Iridis gives sufferers feedback within 20 minutes on how to slash their risk of injuries and confusion in the comfort of their own home. It was created by researchers at the University of Stirling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

So what is it then? Magnesium ups and lowers dementia risk
People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may be at a greater risk of developing dementia, according to new research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magnesium ups and lowers dementia risk
People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may be at a greater risk of developing dementia, according to new research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High, Low Magnesium Levels Tied to Dementia Risk
But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A simple blood test could show if a person is at risk of dementia
A STRAIGHT-forward blood test could show if a person is at risk of dementia, it was claimed last night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High, Low Magnesium Levels Linked to Dementia Risk High, Low Magnesium Levels Linked to Dementia Risk
Findings that both low and high levels of serum magnesium were associated with increased risk for all-cause dementia suggest a U-shaped relationship, note investigators.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Abnormal Magnesium, Dementia Linked (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Cognitive risk seen with high, low blood levels of the element (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk
But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationshipSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Minerals (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Virtual And Augmented Reality In Medical Diagnosis, Treatment And Therapy
See how healthcare providers are using virtual reality and augmented reality to improve the quality of life for people with dementia or vision impairment. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Kite-Powell, Contributor Source Type: news

Dementia diet: Eating THESE four foods could ward off memory loss
DEMENTIA is a disease of the brain that becomes more likely with age, but adding certain foods to your diet could ward off symptoms, including memory loss and problems thinking. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Targeting ApoE gene may 'stop the disease'
The ApoE gene may have a more influential role than first thought; it may amplify the damage done by the tau protein, causing neurodegeneration. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2017 -- Having magnesium levels that are too high or too low may put you at risk for Alzheimer's and other dementias, Dutch researchers report. In a study of more than 9,500 men and women, the highest or lowest levels of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Brown to study music program for nursing home residents with dementia
(Brown University) Researchers at Brown's Center for Long-Term Care Quality and Innovation landed a $3.7 million grant to conduct a pragmatic cluster randomized trial of the MUSIC& MEMORY program at as many as 60 nursing homes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research finds people with dementia receive little specialist support at end of life, despite high levels of need - Alzheimer's Society comment
GPs are the main providers of medical care. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - September 20, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Not enough specialist support for people with dementia
Most of the healthcare received by people in the later stages of dementia is provided by GPs or emergency services, with little support from specialist healthcare professionals. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 20, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Advanced dementia patients ‘lack specialist nurse support’
Patients with advanced dementia receive little support from community or specialist nurses, despite experiencing chronic pain and psychological symptoms, research in London suggests. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 19, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

GPs delivering late-stage dementia care denied specialist support
GPs are being forced to play the main role in caring for patients with late-stage dementia with too little specialist support, researchers have warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - September 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: 15.7 Neurological Problems Source Type: news

Dementia prevention diet: Eating THIS for breakfast could boost brain power
DEMENTIA symptoms include memory loss, problems thinking and decreased judgement. However, eating particular foods - such as avocado and eggs - could help boost brain function. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sir Geoff Hurst unites with Alzheimer ’s Society at Memory Walk
England football legend Sir Geoff Hurst is joining forces with Alzheimer ’s Society to tackle dementia in support of his fellow 1966 World Cup heroes who are living with the condition. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - September 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

A healthy lifestyle will keep dementia at bay
The University of California in Irvine findings, the largest of their kind, were based on post-mortems and examinations of around 1,700 people in their 90s. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: New genetic culprit found
A new study challenges the traditional understanding of Alzheimer's disease, as scientists point to a new gene that may be responsible for the illness. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Enabling People with Dementia to Remain at Home: A Housing Perspective
This report sets out the key role housing providers, and in particular social housing providers, can play in supporting people living with dementia to stay independent in the home of their choice for as long as possible. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia diet: Popular lunchbox snack could REDUCE memory loss
DEMENTIA symptoms are caused when the brain is damaged by disease. However, eating almonds could improve cognitive ability and prevent memory loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research evaluates depression treatment among individuals with dementia and depression
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) Led by researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Banner Alzheimer's Institute, the study aims to better understand and improve depression treatment among older individuals with dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trust adopts new visiting policy for dementia patient families
A Midlands trust has adopted a policy of allowing the relatives of dementia patients to remain on its wards outside of normal visiting hours and help staff with personal care. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 15, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Simple diagnostic signs in those with cognitive impairment-anything to improve detection of cognitive disorders - Woodward MC.
With now over 50 million people worldwide with dementia (Prince et al., 2013), there are almost certainly well over 100 million people with cognitive concerns and many of these will attend their health professional keen to know what is going on. We need th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Nursing homes of the past are no longer an acceptable option
Atlanta is the fastest aging city in the country which means that there is an increasing demand in our community for services and resources focused on the health and well-being of older adults. This is especially true for the growing number of people who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, a number expected to reach nearly 200,000 in Georgia by 2025. As the CEO of the city’s longest operating nursing home provider and one of Atlanta’s oldest nonprof it organizations,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Albert K. Blackwelder Source Type: news

Nursing homes of the past are no longer an acceptable option
Atlanta is the fastest aging city in the country which means that there is an increasing demand in our community for services and resources focused on the health and well-being of older adults. This is especially true for the growing number of people who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, a number expected to reach nearly 200,000 in Georgia by 2025. As the CEO of the city’s longest operating nursing home provider and one of Atlanta’s oldest nonprof it organizations,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Albert K. Blackwelder Source Type: news

I Was Misinformed: Mom ’ s Doll Needs a New Dress
The plan was to provide a comforting toy to a 90 year old with dementia. Who knew she would insist on bringing it to life? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JOYCE WADLER Tags: Dolls Nursing Homes Dementia Mamaroneck (NY) Source Type: news

Comedy genius Terry Jones unites with 3,500 people at Memory Walk
Monty Python legend Terry Jones joined more than 3,500  people to unite against dementia at the London Memory Walk. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - September 14, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Frontotemporal dementia symptoms: Terry Jones, Monty Python star still enjoys long walks
FRONTOTEMPORAL dementia is one of the less common types of dementia, and is sometimes called Pick ’s disease or frontal lobe dementia. Terry Jones, Monty Python star has the condition, but what does it mean? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news