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This is Hull
Hull experts lead the way in dementia treatment
Dementia is a devastating illness that changes the lives of everyone it touches.
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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.
Diagnosis and evaluation of a patient with rapidly progressive dementia.
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
New map lets you check on dementia service in Trafford
FOR the first time, the public in Trafford can see the quality of dementia care and support in the area thanks to a new interactive online map, launched today, by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Tele-workshop equips families with tools
Area families can learn practical techniques for living with those changes during a free tele-workshop offered by the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. Understanding behaviour runs on Thursday, Dec. 5 and offers practical strategies that family caregivers can use when dealing with the challenges of supporting a person with dementia at home.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Bed availability fears due to dementia care
Flintshire councillor Marion Bateman warned much of Mold Community Hospital was being used to treat dementia patients, which meant a lack of room for others needing care.
University of Bolton lecturer's new research could spot dementia early
A UNIVERSITY of Bolton academic could revolutionise the diagnosis of dementia - by spotting the signs of the illness before symptoms begin to show.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
This Holiday Season, The Alzheimer Society of Ontario Recommends...
"You have to plan ahead to help someone with dementia get the most out of the holidays.
Risk of dementia seems to be falling despite aging population: study
In Wednesday's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, doctors point to two recent U.S. studies and three from Europe suggesting declines in dementia incidence rates among people born in the first half of the 20th century.