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Exercises helpful for people with dementia: study
Regular exercise can help people with dementia think a little more clearly, and care for themselves a bit more, a new study finds.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Call to increase Alzheimer's research after charity claims they are...
The charity said drugs that reduce symptoms of dementia were developed four decades after those that can cure some forms of cancer Dementia research is decades behind cancer, a leading charity has said as it called on world leaders to take action to tackle the 'global dementia crisis'.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Report: Alzheimer's rate falls globally
Earlier this summer, studies published in Europe offered evidence that the percentage of the elderly population afflicted with dementia had declined there in recent years.
Simple Exercise Can Help People with Dementia
The study updates a review carried out in 2008, when only four trials on the effects of exercise in older people with dementia were available.
Medical News Today
Dementia treatment: understanding how memories form
Researchers from the University of Houston in Texas believe they are a step closer to understanding how memories form, which could ultimately provide better treatments to improve memory in people of all ages.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Nova News Now
Glavine column: Brain matter matters
This month, I had the honour of being a part of the Halifax launch of the Women's Brain Health Initiative, a national charitable project to raise funds for research in Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Alzheimer's Drug, Solanezumab, Could Provide Effective Dementia Treatment Via Monthly Injection
After years without a significant breakthrough in dementia research, a new Alzheimer's drug called solanezumab could lead to a preventative treatment for the disease within five years.
This is Hull
Hull experts lead the way in dementia treatment
Dementia is a devastating illness that changes the lives of everyone it touches.
Medical News Today
Blood pressure drug could double up as first treatment for common form of dementia
A 4p per day drug for high blood pressure could become the first ever treatment for one of the most common forms of dementia within a decade, say two leading charities.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Two Rivers Tribune
Health Front: More Side Effects of Tylenol and Advil
For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 10,000 people who participated in the National Health and Nutrition survey.
Unprecedented breakthrough in the hunt for a dementia drug within 'five years'
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Dementia tele-workshop happens Thursday
Changes in communication and behaviour are very common in people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Exercise beneficial for dementia
Exercise may benefit older people with dementia by improving their cognitive functioning and ability to carry out everyday activities, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library .
WNYC-AM New York
Bruce Dern on "Nebraska"
Bruce Dern discusses his role in Alexander Payne's latest film, " Nebraska ." He plays Woody, who has early symptoms of dementia and thinks he's won a $1 million prize.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Could a 4p blood pressure pill treat dementia?
Amlodipine, which costs just 4p a day, is to be tested on people with vascular dementia in a A 2.25A million clinical trial A drug that's widely prescribed for high blood pressure could become the first ever treatment for a common type of dementia.
Family Caregiver: Activities for Patients with Lewy Body Dementia and Cognitive Disorders
November 2013 Lilburn, Georgia---The Lewy Body Dementia Association is partnering with R.O.S. Therapy Systems, the company that created the first and only activity system for older adults with physical and cognitive disorders, to help create awareness of Lewy Body Dementia and help family caregivers by introducing them to Activities 101 for the ... (more)
Medical News Today
Brain research provides new clues to Pavlovian conditioning and may improve treatment of dementia
Do fruit flies hold the key to treating dementia ? Researchers at the University of Houston have taken a significant step forward in unraveling the mechanisms of Pavlovian conditioning.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The link between blood pressure and dementia
Maintaining normal blood pressure is not only a good idea to keep your heart healthy, but it may also ward off dementia.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Music finds connection in battle with dementia
Florence, a spirited elderly woman with dementia, was whooping it up at the most recent session of Lyrics & Laughter, a music program offered at Valley VNA in Neenah.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Social Security disability approvals decline
The 39-year-old Wilkes-Barre man had Huntington's disease, a debilitating and often fatal disorder that caused tremors in his hands, left him off-balance and suffering from frequent bouts of confusion.