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 Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD 13 Jul 8:59am Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD
Daily Mail
Head-hits are known to increase the risk of mental health issues and disorders like CTE which causes dementia. But a new South Carolina study shows that risk goes up in athletes with ADHD.
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 Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia 10 Jul 10:02am Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Adelaide claim there is 'no convincing evidence' so-called sunshine supplements protect people from brain disorders.
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10 Jul 9:27am Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia:
Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Adelaide claim there is 'no convincing evidence' so-called sunshine supplements protect people from brain disorders.
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 Loud snoring could be an early warning sign for dementia 5 Jul 1:14pm Loud snoring could be an early warning sign for dementia
Daily Mail
Loud snoring could be an early warning sign for dementia and memory problems, scientists say. People with heavy snoring, did worse in memory tests and have changes in the brain linked to dementia.
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 Aspirin could protect you from dementia, study finds 2 Jul 3:17pm Aspirin could protect you from dementia, study finds
Daily Mail
For years, scientists have tried to work out how to activate cleaning cells to remove waste and slow the disease. A team at Rush University Medical Center found the answer may lie in aspirin.
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 NHS officials: Robots set to carry out dementia care within 20 years 2 Jul 7:39am NHS officials: Robots set to carry out dementia care within 20 years
Daily Mail
Today, Jeremy Hunt will announce a £215 million investment towards what has been termed the 'next generation of innovative treatments.'
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2 Jul 3:00am How design is helping people with dementia find their way around
The Guardian
For people with Alzheimer’s and other degenerative diseases, just navigating around the house can be difficult and disorientating. But some pioneering approaches are offering new solutions One sunflower painting looks like another here, each numberless door is identical and I am hopelessly disoriented; desperate to find an exit, a shaft of light, even. I turn right, up another featureless corridor, and then left and then right again – but is this really the way I came? It’s a relief when a researcher removes my virtual reality headset, but it takes a few moments for my heart rate to return to baseline. I am at Bournemouth University’s department of psychology, where
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 ASK THE GP: Could your indigestion pills give you dementia? Dr Martin Scurr answers your questions 26 Jun 7:09pm ASK THE GP: Could your indigestion pills give you dementia? Dr Martin Scurr answers your questions
Daily Mail
DR MARTIN SCURR, the Daily Mail's resident GP, answers questions about the dangers of long-term PPI use and skin problems on feet.
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An insole with GPS tracking for dementia patients 25 Jun 9:04am An insole with GPS tracking for dementia patients
BBC
The NHS in Dorset is trialling a 'smart insole' that can help to keep dementia patients safe.
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 Simple diet tweaks can fight heart disease, dementia and joint pain 24 Jun 9:18am Simple diet tweaks can fight heart disease, dementia and joint pain
Daily Mail
Star health columnist, Dr Michael Mosley, has drawn on the latest medical studies to devise a new instalment in his Life Plan. It promises to tell you everything you need to know to live longer.
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 Doctors ordered to recognise the ‘human value’ of patients with dementia in major care overhaul 20 Jun 3:55am Updated Doctors ordered to recognise the ‘human value’ of patients with dementia in major care overhaul
Daily Mail
New rules will govern how UK dementia patients are treated as a care watchdog orders GPs to recognise 'human value' by treating sufferers as individuals. This will impact 1million patients. (file photo).
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Over 40s health check to include dementia advice 15 Jun 11:58pm Over 40s health check to include dementia advice
BBC
Public Health England wants to give advice to patients to help reduce the risk of the condition.
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13 Jun 2:39am Slightly raised blood pressure in the middle-aged is linked to 50 per cent higher chance of dementia
Daily Mail
The UCL study showed that adults with blood pressure of 130 mmHg or more were 45 per cent more likely to develop dementia, showing how important it was to get their health in order.
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 Dying patients do not get the best palliative care unless they have cancer 11 Jun 4:26am Dying patients do not get the best palliative care unless they have cancer
Daily Mail
Patients with incurable diseases like dementia, liver failure, Parkinson's or strokes were unlikely to receive the same degree of care as those with cancer, according to a Leeds University study
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Millennials feel most negatively about ageing, report finds 7 Jun 3:57pm Millennials feel most negatively about ageing, report finds
The Independent
40 per cent of millennials believe dementia is an inevitable part of growing older
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5 Jun 11:23am Updated Ruth Langsford talks assisted suicide on Loose Women
Daily Mail
The British TV presenter, 58, made the admission on Loose Women on Tuesday, and said: 'Because I love him I'd want to help him.' Eamonn has said he would not want to live with dementia.
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 Yellow spots could be early warning signs for dementia 25 May 4:57pm Yellow spots could be early warning signs for dementia
Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: Researchers from Queen's University, Belfast, find yellow spots and thicker blood vessels behind the eyes could be early warning signs of dementia, and say eye scans could detect it.
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25 May 11:59am Yellow spots and thicker blood vessels in the eyes could be early warning signs for dementia
Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: Researchers from Queen's University, Belfast, find yellow spots and thicker blood vessels behind the eyes could be early warning signs of dementia, and say eye scans could detect it.
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 The six proven ways to prevent dementia according to science 23 May 9:48am The six proven ways to prevent dementia according to science
Daily Mail
Anna Magee writes for Healthista during Dementia Action Week. Experts say an active mind and body, aspirin and alcohol may all help to stave off the brain decline common in older people.
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 Challenging yourself, aspirin and drinking champagne: Here are six proven ways to prevent dementia 23 May 9:13am Challenging yourself, aspirin and drinking champagne: Here are six proven ways to prevent dementia
Daily Mail
Anna Magee writes for Healthista during Dementia Action Week. Experts say an active mind and body, aspirin and alcohol may all help to stave off the brain decline common in older people.
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Dementia-friendly lunches served at Norwich restaurant 22 May 5:20am Dementia-friendly lunches served at Norwich restaurant
BBC
A restaurant aims to give diners with dementia and their carers the "best possible time".
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 Being a musician or bilingual could be the key to avoiding dementia 17 May 12:50pm Being a musician or bilingual could be the key to avoiding dementia
Daily Mail
The brains of people who speak multiple languages and play a musical instrument process information differently, which could delay dementia, say scientists from Toronto (stock).
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 Learning a new language or playing a musical instrument could be the key to avoiding dementia   17 May 12:12pm Learning a new language or playing a musical instrument could be the key to avoiding dementia  
Daily Mail
The brains of people who speak multiple languages and play a musical instrument process information differently, which could delay dementia, say scientists from Toronto (stock).
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16 May 5:42am Singing dream for 11-year-old boy living with dementia
BBC
Josh has a rare genetic condition and is losing his memory but feels "positive" about his future.
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How to spot if someone has Alzheimer’s 10 May 10:38am How to spot if someone has Alzheimer’s
BBC
What are the symptoms of dementia to look out for in a relative?
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 Dementia risk soars for middle aged people who are under weight 8 May 11:27am Dementia risk soars for middle aged people who are under weight
Daily Mail
People who are widowed, struggle to sleep, and have low weight in their 50s and 60s have a much higher risk of developing the disease down the line, Boston University found.
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 Concussion more than DOUBLES the risk of dementia 7 May 11:18am Concussion more than DOUBLES the risk of dementia
Daily Mail
The study, published today by the University of California, San Francisco, tracked more than 350,000 US veterans for four years, showing even the most mild injuries sewed the seeds for brain diseases.
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 Twitter users explode over photo of mother with young-onset dementia 2 May 2:41pm Twitter users explode over photo of mother with young-onset dementia
Daily Mail
Memory loss cost Phyllis Feener her job in Tennessee at just 52 in 2012. After a few tests, in early 2013, Phyllis received a verdict she had never expected: she had young-onset dementia.
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 Marathon champion Ron Hill on his dementia 2 May 5:34am Updated Marathon champion Ron Hill on his dementia
Daily Mail
Ron Hill, who famously took home gold for a 2 hour 10 minute marathon in Edinburgh in 1970 recalls his glory days well - but struggles to remember how many grandkids he has.
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 War-time classics could ease symptoms in dementia patients 28 Apr 12:01pm Updated War-time classics could ease symptoms in dementia patients
Daily Mail
A University of Utah study found that listening to music from a bygone era such as popular hit You Are My Sunshine could alleviate symptoms such as anxiety and agitation in dementia patients.
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 Patients are living with dementia for less time, study finds 28 Apr 10:39am Updated Patients are living with dementia for less time, study finds
Daily Mail
Breakthroughs in the prevention and care of stroke, which can trigger the devastating condition, may partly explain the trend spotted by a team at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
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 Could this playlist of war-time classics ease symptoms in dementia patients? 27 Apr 1:01pm Updated Could this playlist of war-time classics ease symptoms in dementia patients?
Daily Mail
A University of Utah study found that listening to music from a bygone era such as popular hit You Are My Sunshine could alleviate symptoms such as anxiety and agitation in dementia patients.
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Beautiful photo of husband caring for wife with dementia goes viral 27 Apr 6:28am Beautiful photo of husband caring for wife with dementia goes viral
The Independent
'She doesn't always remember his name, but she knows she is safe with him'
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Dementia risk linked to some medicines 25 Apr 7:41pm Dementia risk linked to some medicines
BBC
Up to two million people in England take anticholinergics, for depression and Parkinson's disease.
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25 Apr 10:04am Four-year-old Kenilworth boy with dementia has forgotten first words
Daily Mail
Seven-year-old George Young, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, who suffers from Batten Disease variant CLN8, is one of the youngest children in the country to have dementia. It usually affects over 65s.
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 The four-year-old boy with dementia: Youngster has forgotten his first words 25 Apr 7:42am Updated The four-year-old boy with dementia: Youngster has forgotten his first words
Daily Mail
Seven-year-old George Young, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, who suffers from Batten Disease variant CLN8, is one of the youngest children in the country to have dementia. It usually affects over 65s.
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The foods that might help with dementia 23 Apr 10:24am The foods that might help with dementia
BBC
One man has 'got his mum back' from the ravages of Alzheimer's, partly thanks to a change in her diet.
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 People who have one mild concussion more at risk of dementia 11 Apr 4:36am People who have one mild concussion more at risk of dementia
Daily Mail
The severity of the brain injury, the younger a person is and the more knocks they had, all further increase the chances of being diagnosed with dementia in later life, scientists found.
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Brain injuries increase dementia risk, study finds 10 Apr 8:42pm Brain injuries increase dementia risk, study finds
BBC
An analysis found people who had brain injuries were 24% more likely to be diagnosed with dementia.
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 Six ways to reduce your dementia 5 Apr 1:59pm Updated Six ways to reduce your dementia
Daily Mail
Dr Helen Macpherson of Deakin University reveals a few ways people can reduce their risk of developing dementia. Some suggestions include managing weight, reading, and exercising.
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 Could a performing arts career lead to dementia? 4 Apr 2:31pm Could a performing arts career lead to dementia?
Daily Mail
The Ohio University results, based on 246 people who work in a theatre, come amid a wave of worrying evidence that shows a link between blows to the head and dementia.
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Dementia patient to show she can run London Marathon 1 Apr 7:04pm Dementia patient to show she can run London Marathon
BBC
Sue Strachan, who has early onset dementia, wants to show it's possible to live well with the disease.
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 Here are the 13 ways you can prevent dementia 23 Mar 3:36pm Updated Here are the 13 ways you can prevent dementia
Daily Mail
Neuroscientist Dr Lisa Mosconi describes the ways that you can fight dementia by making small changes to your diet, and she includes two easy recipes to help boost brain growth
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14 Mar 11:25pm Women who are fit in middle age are 90% less likely to get dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Gothenburg followed women over a period of 44 years to discover that exercise may protect against the devastating condition.
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12 Mar 6:22am Areas where half of dementia sufferers are not diagnosed
Daily Mail
Some patients in the UK have had to wait up to five years before being diagnosed, during which time they are denied vital drugs and support, according to research.
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Brain donation urged by Cardiff dementia research centre 26 Feb 1:27am Brain donation urged by Cardiff dementia research centre
BBC
Older people urged to think about donating their brains after they die to help dementia research.
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 One THIRD of millennials only brush their teeth once a day 23 Feb 9:47pm One THIRD of millennials only brush their teeth once a day
Daily Mail
Many Americans are neglectful of their oral hygiene, raising their risks not only of disease of the mouth, but heart disease and dementia. Millennials have worse habits and are more afraid of dentists.
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21 Feb 9:25am Boozy brain
BBC
What do we know about the risks of dementia from drinking alcohol?
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15 Feb 5:03am 10,000 dementia patients a year left on hospital wards
Daily Mail
The NHS spent £15 million a month to keep people in hospital because of a lack of social care beds, figures show, amid fears that some Alzheimer’s patients could die if they are not let out at the right time.
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 NHS denies 1 in 3 dementia patients best standards of care 13 Feb 7:36am NHS denies 1 in 3 dementia patients best standards of care
Daily Mail
This means tens of thousands miss out on counselling sessions, home visits from specialist nurses and activities such as dance and art.
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 Arthritis DMARD drugs could half dementia development risk 13 Feb 7:29am Arthritis DMARD drugs could half dementia development risk
Daily Mail
Cheap drugs that are often used to treat rheumatic conditions like arthritis may also be halve the change of developing against dementia, researchers have shown in a recent study
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7 Feb 2:46pm Updated Positive attitudes about aging reduce risk of dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers at Yale University found people with positive beliefs about growing older are less likely to develop dementia. The findings are published in the journal PLOS ONE.
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6 Feb 8:07pm Daily chats improve lives of people with dementia, study says
BBC
Nearly 70 care homes took part in the trial, which found reduced anger and agitation in participants.
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Is your child at risk of brain injury from playing football or rugby? 5 Feb 1:00am Is your child at risk of brain injury from playing football or rugby?
The Guardian
Despite increasing concern about the long-term risk of dementia and other problems from heading a ball or tackling, children are still playing contact sports. Should you play it safe and stop them? I love to watch my daughter play football, but when she heads the ball, I feel a surge of pride (she isn’t one of those who duck out the way) and a surge of fear. How many brain cells did she knock out? And what goes on inside her head when the ball hits it? Since
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1 Feb 5:09am Heavy evening drinking now 6th biggest cause of disability
Daily Mail
British people are living longer than before - but spending more of their retirement in poor health thanks to heart disease, liver disease, cancer and even alcohol-caused dementia.
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30 Jan 5:22pm Suffering a blow to the head raises the risk of dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers at Umea University, Sweden, discovered the devastating disease is six times more prevalent among victims of a traumatic brain injury, after analysing data of 995,000 people.
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 The hybrid diet that is proven to prevent dementia 30 Jan 11:30am The hybrid diet that is proven to prevent dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from Rush University found a combination of the Mediterranean way of eating and the so-called low-fat DASH diet maintains people's thinking and memories.
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The choir helping people with dementia 18 Jan 12:52am The choir helping people with dementia
BBC
"He comes alive when he's here."
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 White House doctor says Trump aced cognitive test 17 Jan 6:01am White House doctor says Trump aced cognitive test
Daily Mail
President Donald Trump's recent medical examination showed no indication of cognitive impairment or dementia, according to the Navy physician who conducted and supervised it.
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16 Jan 6:30pm White House doctor says president ACED cognitive test
Daily Mail
President Donald Trump's recent medical examination showed no indication of cognitive impairment or dementia, according to the Navy physician who conducted and supervised it.
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Pharma giant pulls out of research into neuroscience 10 Jan 7:00am Pharma giant pulls out of research into neuroscience
BBC
Alzheimer's charities call the news a "heavy blow" to those living with dementia.
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5 Jan 6:52am Updated 104-Year-Old woman says Diet Coke is key to her long life
Daily Mail
Theresa Rowley, from Michigan, consumes at least one can a day. But scientists would disagree that diet soda has helped extend her life – as it's linked to obesity, diabetes, stroke and dementia.
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 Noise could be key to helping beat dementia 5 Jan 4:14am Noise could be key to helping beat dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found low-pitched noises appear to break down toxic clumps in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease.
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 Piano cords could be key to helping beat dementia 3 Jan 5:51pm Piano cords could be key to helping beat dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found low-pitched noises appear to break down toxic clumps in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease.
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 Eating at the same time every day may help combat dementia 3 Jan 6:20am Eating at the same time every day may help combat dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from The University of California, LA, found regular meals improve gene expression in the region of the brain associated with body control, which often degenerates in dementia.
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 The healing power of baking 27 Dec 2017, 8:01pm The healing power of baking
Daily Mail
Julie Jones, 40, began baking with her mother Joyce Armstrong, 74, four years after Joyce was diagnosed with dementia. Julie has since written a book filled with family recipes.
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22 Dec 2017, 7:40am Blueberry vinegar could help fight dementia
Daily Mail
The memory of mice with amnesia returned after they were fed the vinegar, found scientists from Konkuk University, Chungju, in South Korea. Experts hope the same applies to humans.
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22 Dec 2017, 5:25am This ONE salad dressing could help fight dementia
Daily Mail
The memory of mice with amnesia returned after they were fed the vinegar, found scientists from Konkuk University, Chungju, in South Korea. Experts hope the same applies to humans.
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Eating salad and leafy greens everyday could prevent dementia, study finds 21 Dec 2017, 2:29am Eating salad and leafy greens everyday could prevent dementia, study finds
The Independent
Elderly people consuming one portion of vegetables per day had brains effectively 11 years younger than those who did not, according to new research
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19 Dec 2017, 7:57am Updated NOTHING cuts the risk of dementia
Daily Mail
It may seem like there is a pill to fix everything. But a review by the University of Minnesota shows there is no 'magic bullet' for dementia, and anything which pits itself as such is duping the consumer.
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 Dementia is more prevalent in rural areas than cities 18 Dec 2017, 2:20pm Dementia is more prevalent in rural areas than cities
Daily Mail
A study from the non-profit RAND Corporation from California suggests that senior citizens who live in rural areas suffer from dementia more than those in cities due to lack of access to healthcare.
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13 Dec 2017, 5:02pm John Ramsay reveals seven signs of dementia to look for
Daily Mail
Dementia, which affects around 850,000 people in the UK and in excess of five million in the US, can cause a range of symptoms in the early stages.
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 Dementia victims stranded in hospital this Christmas 13 Dec 2017, 3:16am Dementia victims stranded in hospital this Christmas
Daily Mail
Karen Moore, 40, from Hebden Bridge, lost her father, Edward Knowles, who suffered from dementia, after he was stranded in hospital for six months.
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 Canadian study: Playing Super Mario 64 prevents dementia 7 Dec 2017, 8:45pm Updated Canadian study: Playing Super Mario 64 prevents dementia
Daily Mail
Older adults were asked to either learn how to play the piano or complete quests on Super Mario 64 for half an hour each day in the Université de Montréal study.
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 Hearing problems may be a sign of dementia 7 Dec 2017, 11:45am Hearing problems may be a sign of dementia
Daily Mail
A link was found between hearing loss and a decline in executive function – the brain's CEO, according Trinity College Dublin. It was also associated with poorer memory of autobiographical events.
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7 Dec 2017, 7:15am Thrashing about in your sleep is a sign of dementia
Daily Mail
Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark found people who suffer from rapid eye movement sleep behavioural disorder have inflammation in the brain linked to neurodegeneration.
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 Google could increase the risk of dementia 5 Dec 2017, 6:34pm Updated Google could increase the risk of dementia
Daily Mail
A professor from the University of St Andrews adds people are performing a dementia 'experiment' on themselves as they rely on the internet for information rather than using their brains.
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 How a simple hearing test might prevent dementia 5 Dec 2017, 5:00am Updated How a simple hearing test might prevent dementia
Daily Mail
Up to a third of over-55s in the UK are thought to have some degree of hearing loss and this is linked to one in ten cases of dementia, according to research published in The Lancet.
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Age old problem: how to stay clever for longer | Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett 3 Dec 2017, 1:00am Age old problem: how to stay clever for longer | Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett
The Guardian
There are ways to ward off dementia and the ill effects of brain ageing, say Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett
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 Middle age spread raises risk of dementia by up to a third 1 Dec 2017, 11:41pm Updated Middle age spread raises risk of dementia by up to a third
Daily Mail
People with a high BMI in their 50s were much more likely to develop the condition two decades later, University College London found. A healthy weight could prevent or delay the disease.
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Is it adultery if my spouse doesn't know who I am anymore? 30 Nov 2017, 11:40am Is it adultery if my spouse doesn't know who I am anymore?
The Independent
With people living longer lives and dementia on the rise, it's time to consider whether it's verboten for spouses acting as full-time caregivers to seek love and comfort outside their marriages
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28 Nov 2017, 7:01pm Marriage could help reduce risk of dementia, study suggests
The Guardian
Compared with married couples, single people have a 42% elevated risk of dementia, and those who have been widowed a 20% increase, researchers find Being married could help stave off dementia, a new study has suggested. Levels of social interaction could explain the finding, experts have said, after the research showed that people who are single or widowed are more likely to develop the disease.
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Marriage can reduce your risk of developing dementia, study finds 28 Nov 2017, 12:58pm Marriage can reduce your risk of developing dementia, study finds
The Independent
Researchers from UCL have discovered that being married could benefit your mental health
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 Are scientists finally on the verge of beating dementia? 27 Nov 2017, 8:26pm Are scientists finally on the verge of beating dementia?
Daily Mail
Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK, and this number is set to rise to 1 million within the next decade. But scientists believe they could be on the cusp of a game-changing breakthrough.
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How virtual reality is taking dementia patients back to the future 20 Nov 2017, 1:00am How virtual reality is taking dementia patients back to the future
The Guardian
The Wayback project recreates coronation day in 1953 on 3D film using actors, period costumes and props, right down to fish-paste sandwiches. The effect is to bring back vivid memories for those struggling with the presentIn a comfortable armchair, glass of sherry at her side, Elspeth Ford is getting to grips with her 3D goggles. “Maybe I’ll go another other way now,” she says, looking left, right, up, down. She breaks into a cheery rendition of the Lambeth Walk. Elspeth, 79, is a resident at
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 Over 50s can lower risk of dementia by exercising 16 Nov 2017, 12:51pm Over 50s can lower risk of dementia by exercising
Daily Mail
Researchers from University College London found frail older people are 3.5 times more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia one decade later, which may be due to insulin resistance.
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 Five button mushrooms a day could reduce dementia risk 12 Nov 2017, 6:19pm Updated Five button mushrooms a day could reduce dementia risk
Daily Mail
Pennsylvania State University researchers found mushrooms contain high amounts of ergothioneine and glutathione which combat 'free radicals' - molecules linked to dementia.
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 Mild stress reduces dementia risk and extends lifespan 9 Nov 2017, 5:31pm Mild stress reduces dementia risk and extends lifespan
Daily Mail
Mild stress strengthens the protein which builds the 'powerhouse' of our cells, found researchers from Chicago's Northwestern University. A 'survival strategy' kicks in in reaction to pressure.
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 Alan Shearer fears dementia as result of heading football 9 Nov 2017, 5:21pm Alan Shearer fears dementia as result of heading football
Daily Mail
The 47-year-old is the Premier League's record scorer with 260 goals and enjoyed a career with Southampton, Blackburn and Newcastle. Shearer also netted 30 goals in 63 appearances for England.
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 Dementia is now Britain’s biggest killer, figures show 8 Nov 2017, 7:27am Updated Dementia is now Britain’s biggest killer, figures show
Daily Mail
The figures combine existing data for England, Wales and Scotland with new statistics published yesterday by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
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 Dementia now Britain’s biggest killer, figures show 8 Nov 2017, 3:02am Dementia now Britain’s biggest killer, figures show
Daily Mail
The figures combine existing data for England, Wales and Scotland with new statistics published yesterday by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
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 NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti pledges brain to science 3 Nov 2017, 7:02pm Updated NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti pledges brain to science
Daily Mail
The Miami Dolphins legend, 76, was diagnosed with dementia in May, and his doctors suspect he also suffers CTE, a disease which scientists believe is caused by football.
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Study shows dementia is biggest killer in affluent areas 2 Nov 2017, 2:26am Study shows dementia is biggest killer in affluent areas
BBC
But heart disease leads to more deaths in deprived areas, says Office for National Statistics figures.
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 Married couples have 60% lower risk of dementia 30 Oct 2017, 4:50pm Updated Married couples have 60% lower risk of dementia
Daily Mail
Single men are more prone to heart disease and depression - well-known risk factors of dementia, Loughborough University researchers explained.
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Marriage may protect against dementia 27 Oct 2017, 7:12pm Marriage may protect against dementia
BBC
The closeness of friendships also seemed to be more important than the number.
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 Blood thinners could cut dementia risk for heart patients 25 Oct 2017, 8:01am Updated Blood thinners could cut dementia risk for heart patients
Daily Mail
A study by Swedish scientists of 440,000 patients with irregular heartbeats who took common blood thinning drugs showed they were 48 per cent less likely to develop dementia.
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 ASK THE DOCTOR: Is my mother too old for the flu vaccine? 24 Oct 2017, 8:18am ASK THE DOCTOR: Is my mother too old for the flu vaccine?
Daily Mail
One reader asks: 'My 89-year-old mother has dementia and I wonder if this, as well as her age, makes the flu vaccine inadvisable. Would the vaccine itself make her ill?'
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 Late brain response to words could be early dementia sign 20 Oct 2017, 2:54pm Late brain response to words could be early dementia sign
Daily Mail
A delayed brain response to processing words may flag up individuals vulnerable to the neurological disease before symptoms even begin, University of Birmingham experts claim.
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 The humble roundworm offers hope for dementia sufferers 17 Oct 2017, 4:28pm The humble roundworm offers hope for dementia sufferers
Daily Mail
A study from the University of Iowa found that when worms were taught to sniff danger it protected neurons. This could lead to non-pharmaceutical treatment for dementia and Huntington's disease.
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 Can diet really protect you from dementia? 13 Oct 2017, 4:28am Updated Can diet really protect you from dementia?
Daily Mail
Neurologist-turned-restaurant owner Dr Alon Seifan explained his reasons for opening Honeybrains, a high-end 'fast food' cafe with a menu that promises only brain-healthy meals.
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 Dementia stays as the leading cause of death 12 Oct 2017, 11:14am Dementia stays as the leading cause of death
Daily Mail
For the second-year running, the neurological disorder has claimed more lives than heart disease in England and Wales. It was responsible for 62,948 deaths registered in 2016.
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 Kent woman beats the husband she adores due to dementia 5 Oct 2017, 6:50am Updated Kent woman beats the husband she adores due to dementia
Daily Mail
Lorayne Burgess, 51, from Lydd, Kent, experiences unreasonable mood swings and violent rages that she takes out on her husband Simon, 46. She said: 'I fly at him. It's not my true personality.'
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 Woman, 51, beats the husband she adores due to dementia 5 Oct 2017, 4:31am Updated Woman, 51, beats the husband she adores due to dementia
Daily Mail
Lorayne Burgess, 51, from Lydd, Kent, experiences unreasonable mood swings and violent rages that she takes out on her husband Simon, 46. She said: 'I fly at him. It's not my true personality.'
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 Dementia risk for women in 40s with high blood pressure 5 Oct 2017, 12:24am Updated Dementia risk for women in 40s with high blood pressure
Daily Mail
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente in California admitted they were stunned by the extraordinarily high figure - and also to see that the risk only seemed to apply to women.
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 Sitting down could give you dementia 3 Oct 2017, 3:11am Sitting down could give you dementia
Daily Mail
Today, two eminent neurologists explain how being inactive can have the same insidious effect as a poor diet on the brain and why activity is a tremendously powerful way to heal it.
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 How to eat to beat dementia: 20 foods to nourish brains 1 Oct 2017, 10:27pm How to eat to beat dementia: 20 foods to nourish brains
Daily Mail
Two eminent neurologists believe that simple lifestyle tweaks can help fend off dementia. Today and all this week, they share the personalised plan that could change your life ..
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 Not being able to smell of leather could signal dementia 29 Sep 2017, 8:47pm Updated Not being able to smell of leather could signal dementia
Daily Mail
A University of Chicago study found those who can't identify at least four out of five odours, one of them being leather, were more than twice as likely to develop dementia.
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 Tell-tale tea errors that may point to dementia 29 Sep 2017, 10:14am Updated Tell-tale tea errors that may point to dementia
Daily Mail
People who make 'microerrors' while carrying out everyday tasks like making a cup of tea could be showing early signs of dementia, researchers said.
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Losing sense of smell in later life could be early sign of dementia, scientists warn 29 Sep 2017, 6:15am Losing sense of smell in later life could be early sign of dementia, scientists warn
The Independent
However, experts stress people can lose the sense for a number of reasons
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 Fife mother has to avoid laughing because of a brain leak 28 Sep 2017, 12:01pm Updated Fife mother has to avoid laughing because of a brain leak
Daily Mail
Angela Chapman, 39, from Glenrothes, Fife, suffers from spontaneous intracranial hypotension which affects one in 50,000 people. It can lead to early onset dementia.
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 App set to transform the lives of dementia patients 25 Sep 2017, 4:15pm App set to transform the lives of dementia patients
Daily Mail
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.
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 Magnesium ups and lowers dementia risk 21 Sep 2017, 1:31am Updated Magnesium ups and lowers dementia risk
Daily Mail
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.
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 So what is it then? Magnesium ups and lowers dementia risk 20 Sep 2017, 6:44pm So what is it then? Magnesium ups and lowers dementia risk
Daily Mail
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.
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 Is Conor McGregor at risk of DEMENTIA? 8 Sep 2017, 7:48pm Updated Is Conor McGregor at risk of DEMENTIA?
Daily Mail
Cleveland Clinic scientists claim repeated blows to the head, which McGregor has sustained during his glittering UFC career, cause build-ups of toxic proteins in the brain - a hallmark of dementia.
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 Revolutionary eye test can detect early signs of dementia 8 Sep 2017, 7:06pm Updated Revolutionary eye test can detect early signs of dementia
Daily Mail
Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found eye changes may signal frontotemporal dementia, also known as frontotemporal lobe degeneration (FTD).
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 Swansea dementia patient diagnosed at just 48 5 Sep 2017, 1:33pm Swansea dementia patient diagnosed at just 48
Daily Mail
Debbie Willcocks, now 53, from Swansea, has lost her independence, job and is even unable to cook on her own since the early-onset dementia diagnosis five years ago.
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 Ski instructor from Suffolk struck down by rare dementia 4 Sep 2017, 3:13pm Updated Ski instructor from Suffolk struck down by rare dementia
Daily Mail
Becky Barletta from Suffolk was diagnosed with the condition at the age of just 31, and her devastated family say it has altered her personality 'beyond all recognition'.
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 Ski instructor, 32, struck down by rare DEMENTIA 3 Sep 2017, 6:38pm Ski instructor, 32, struck down by rare DEMENTIA
Daily Mail
Becky Barletta from Suffolk was diagnosed with the condition at the age of just 31, and her devastated family say it has altered her personality 'beyond all recognition'.
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 Why struggling to read a map could signal dementia 30 Aug 2017, 12:00pm Why struggling to read a map could signal dementia
Daily Mail
Age-related declines in navigational ability could form the basis for tools for the early diagnosis, researchers at the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases say.
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 Women are more at risk of dementia between 65 and 75 30 Aug 2017, 6:03am Women are more at risk of dementia between 65 and 75
Daily Mail
Women are more at risk during a crucial 10-year span, researchers from California found. But contrary to past studies, there is no difference between the sexes from 55-85 years old.
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 The VR game that could detect dementia in MINUTES 29 Aug 2017, 3:42pm Updated The VR game that could detect dementia in MINUTES
Daily Mail
A smartphone app version of the Sea Hero Quest game, developed by researchers at University College London, has already been played by nearly three million people worldwide.
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Virtual reality game takes on dementia 29 Aug 2017, 1:13am Virtual reality game takes on dementia
BBC
Researchers hope the technology could lead to a way of diagnosing dementia at its earliest stage.
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 Lithium in tap water may lower the risk of dementia 24 Aug 2017, 11:30pm Updated Lithium in tap water may lower the risk of dementia
Daily Mail
The link was found in a large study - the first of its kind - of 800,000 people in Denmark. Results show lithium was found to reduce the risk of the disease - but only at certain concentrations.
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Lithium in tap water may cut dementia 23 Aug 2017, 7:50pm Lithium in tap water may cut dementia
BBC
The naturally occurring element may reduce the risk of the disease.
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 More dementia patients in A&E over lack of care home beds 22 Aug 2017, 11:34pm More dementia patients in A&E over lack of care home beds
Daily Mail
A study by King's College London found the number of later-stage dementia patients making emergency visits to hospital jumped by 62 per cent between 2008 and 2013.
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 Forget relaxing! What keeps you healthy is being busy! 22 Aug 2017, 10:01pm Forget relaxing! What keeps you healthy is being busy!
Daily Mail
A wealth of emerging medical research reveals that having plenty to do may be the key to good health. Staying busy, it seems, helps us to live longer and could even keep dementia at bay.
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 Families could get money off their shopping bills 22 Aug 2017, 6:59am Families could get money off their shopping bills
Daily Mail
Two-thirds of adults and one-third of 11-year-olds in the UK are currently overweight, greatly increasing the risk of heart attacks, strokes, cancer, dementia and diabetes.
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 Stanford finds link between bad eyesight and dementia 17 Aug 2017, 4:37pm Stanford finds link between bad eyesight and dementia
Daily Mail
Scientists at Stanford University said their findings provide the 'first evidence' of a strong link between poor vision and dementia.
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 Adults with bad eyesight have higher risk of dementia 17 Aug 2017, 4:02pm Updated Adults with bad eyesight have higher risk of dementia
Daily Mail
Scientists at Stanford University said their findings provide the 'first evidence' of a strong link between poor vision and dementia.
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 Canadian study finds loss of smell could be dementia sign 17 Aug 2017, 10:24am Updated Canadian study finds loss of smell could be dementia sign
Daily Mail
The groundbreaking findings, out of McGill University, could lead to a smell test for early signs of dementia, an idea which has long been touted by researchers.
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 NIH says staying fit in middle age slashes dementia risk 8 Aug 2017, 9:23am Updated NIH says staying fit in middle age slashes dementia risk
Daily Mail
The National Institutes of Health findings were based on around 15,000 Americans who were followed across the space of 25 years.
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 Heavy drinkers more likely to reach 85 without dementia 2 Aug 2017, 7:22am Updated Heavy drinkers more likely to reach 85 without dementia
Daily Mail
A 30-year study by the University of California, San Diego has concluded that over-65s who indulge in up to three alcoholic drinks a day can look forward to a happy and healthy retirement.
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 Why joining a book club may stave off dementia 2 Aug 2017, 2:34am Why joining a book club may stave off dementia
Daily Mail
The Global Council on Brain Health analysed international research on mental ageing and said, in the same way that we need to exercise for physical strength, we need also exercise our brains.
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 Higher dementia risk associated with risk for a stroke 31 Jul 2017, 3:38pm Higher dementia risk associated with risk for a stroke
Daily Mail
Risk factors for a stroke and dementia could be linked and most common in the southern United States, a new study claims.
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 ‘Ninja drug’ prevents dementia by destroying harmful cells 31 Jul 2017, 1:00pm Updated ‘Ninja drug’ prevents dementia by destroying harmful cells
Daily Mail
Developed by Toronto-based ProMIS Neurosciences, the drug is thought to stop the process that kills brain cells in dementia patients, while protecting against memory loss.
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 Walnut staves off heart disease, cancer and dementia 28 Jul 2017, 10:22am Walnut staves off heart disease, cancer and dementia
Daily Mail
Just two ounces improve digestive health by helping prebiotic bugs to grow, found Louisiana State University. Good intestinal bacteria is also linked to reduced arthritis, depression and aging.
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 Delirium after surgery linked to dementia 28 Jul 2017, 9:48am Delirium after surgery linked to dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota believe that surgery itself may cause changes in the brain which speed up the mental decline that leads to dementia.
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 Test differentiates between different types of dementia 26 Jul 2017, 5:21pm Updated Test differentiates between different types of dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Brescia in Italy found that placing a coil on patients' scalps tells the difference between Alzheimer's disease or frontotemporal dementia with 90 per cent reliability.
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Nine things you can do to prevent dementia 24 Jul 2017, 5:36am Nine things you can do to prevent dementia
The Independent
Deterioration can be avoided in many cases and it's never too early to start taking preventative action
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23 Jul 2017, 5:56am Australia's first 'dementia village' planned in $25 million project
The Independent
The project aims to simulate real life as much as possible
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 Robots could soon care for dementia patients 21 Jul 2017, 10:34am Robots could soon care for dementia patients
Daily Mail
Study co-author Professor Clive Ballard, of Exeter University, said: 'There might be some potential in robots but my worry would be if people started using that as a substitute for face-to-face care.'
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 The nine dementia risk factors that could be tackled 20 Jul 2017, 6:48am Updated The nine dementia risk factors that could be tackled
Daily Mail
The public should not see it as ‘an inevitable part of ageing’ but take responsibility to reduce their own risk, like they would with cancer or heart disease, experts warned.
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Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says 20 Jul 2017, 5:51am Updated Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says
BBC
They include hearing loss, smoking, and not finishing secondary education, a study says.
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Preventing dementia: Nine tips that could help you stay sharp 20 Jul 2017, 12:50am Preventing dementia: Nine tips that could help you stay sharp
BBC
It often presents in old age but there are steps you can take before then to keep your brain healthy.
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 Ohio man describes filming his dementia-suffering mother 19 Jul 2017, 6:43pm Ohio man describes filming his dementia-suffering mother
Daily Mail
Joey Daley, from Dublin, Ohio, began chronicling his mother's battle with dementia in January, and said he hopes the videos will help others whose parents are suffering.
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 Up to ONE MILLION Britons could be living with dementia 18 Jul 2017, 7:30pm Up to ONE MILLION Britons could be living with dementia
Daily Mail
Research has revealed that there are around an extra 150,000 people in the early stages of the disease who were not previously included in official statistics.
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 Living in the suburbs could protect people from dementia 17 Jul 2017, 1:08pm Updated Living in the suburbs could protect people from dementia
Daily Mail
Scientists believe factors such as pollution, limited access to healthy food or space to exercise and low levels of education in deprived areas may have a damaging effect on brain health.
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Fearing dementia in your 40s 14 Jul 2017, 1:35pm Fearing dementia in your 40s
BBC
Sophie Leggett has a 50% chance of developing Alzheimer's in the next few years, which is why she's taking part in research to try to find a cure.
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Dementia and Alzheimer’s main cause of death for UK women 13 Jul 2017, 2:12pm Dementia and Alzheimer’s main cause of death for UK women
The Guardian
Female life expectancy is now 83 years but many women will spend a quarter of their lives in ill-health, finds report Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are the biggest cause of death among women, according to a government report on the state of the nation’s health.
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 Head injuries nearly double your risk of dementia 8 Jul 2017, 12:18am Updated Head injuries nearly double your risk of dementia
Daily Mail
Experts say the study by University of Maryland neuroscientists could transform how brain inflammation is understood, and, ultimately, how it is treated.
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 Orange a day cuts the risk of dementia by a quarter 7 Jul 2017, 8:06pm Updated Orange a day cuts the risk of dementia by a quarter
Daily Mail
The findings, by a team of scientists at Tohoku University in Japan , suggest that tangy fruits could be a powerful weapon against a disease that is emerging as a modern day epidemic.
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 ADHD adults are three times as likely to develop dementia  6 Jul 2017, 11:35am Updated ADHD adults are three times as likely to develop dementia 
Daily Mail
Researchers from studying 600 adults with ADHD over a 10-year period found that they are 3.4 times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than those without the behavioural disorder.
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 Dementia cases to soar past a million in the next 25 years 5 Jul 2017, 8:11pm Dementia cases to soar past a million in the next 25 years
Daily Mail
Charities said the research should be a ‘wake-up call’ for ministers, warning social care in Britain is ‘on its knees’ with no solution in sight.
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Number of dementia sufferers set to hit 1.2 million by 2040, predict Alzheimer's experts 5 Jul 2017, 5:32pm Number of dementia sufferers set to hit 1.2 million by 2040, predict Alzheimer's experts
The Independent
Campaigners warn 'urgent' action is needed from the Government to avert social care crisis
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3 Jul 2017, 4:07am New brain training app improves memories of people with early-stage Dementia
The Independent
'We hope to extend these findings in future studies of healthy ageing and mild Alzheimer's disease,' said George Savulich, who led the study at Cambridge University
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 Could an APP reverse the early signs of dementia? 2 Jul 2017, 7:11pm Could an APP reverse the early signs of dementia?
Daily Mail
Game Show was developed by researchers from the University of Cambridge, in the hopes of improving memory of patients with the very earliest stages of dementia.
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 Walking slower is an early sign of cognitive decline 30 Jun 2017, 6:52pm Walking slower is an early sign of cognitive decline
Daily Mail
Walking at a slower pace in older people has been linked with dementia. People who walk slower show a shrinkage of their right hippocampus in the brain, Pittsburgh researchers have shown.
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 Children with a higher IQ live longer, say scientists 29 Jun 2017, 4:55pm Updated Children with a higher IQ live longer, say scientists
Daily Mail
Smarter children are less likely to die from heart disease, stroke, dementia and certain cancers, a University of Edinburgh study has found. They are more likely to not smoke and do more exercise.
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 Epilepsy drug helps brain activity for dementia patients 26 Jun 2017, 6:44pm Updated Epilepsy drug helps brain activity for dementia patients
Daily Mail
Experts at a Harvard teaching hospital said an anti-epilepsy dug could help those with mild Alzheimer's. The medication helps restore normal brain activity in patients.
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 Extra-virgin olive oil prevents dementia and memory loss 21 Jun 2017, 4:57pm Updated Extra-virgin olive oil prevents dementia and memory loss
Daily Mail
Researchers from Temple University in Pennsylvania have discovered that regularly eating olive oil can protect your memory and your ability to learn new things as you grow older.
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 Laundry pods could be fatal for adults with dementia 19 Jun 2017, 1:56pm Laundry pods could be fatal for adults with dementia
Daily Mail
A US report found six adults with dementia died after ingesting liquid laundry pods. Now the Consumer Product Safety Commission warns adults with dementia are more at risk than children.
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 Michigan woman develops dementia after car accident 12 Jun 2017, 4:42am Michigan woman develops dementia after car accident
Daily Mail
Jes Caruss, from Lansing, Michigan, has been robbed of her memories, including that of her wedding day, after a truck plowed into her vehicle in 2006.
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 Why the elderly should be prescribed ballroom dancing 7 Jun 2017, 12:11pm Why the elderly should be prescribed ballroom dancing
Daily Mail
Speaking at Cheltenham Science Festival, dance scientist Dr Emma Redding said dancing can also improve older people's self-esteem, ease symptoms of dementia and combat loneliness.
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 Chronic pain may increase risk of dementia by two percent 6 Jun 2017, 4:45pm Chronic pain may increase risk of dementia by two percent
Daily Mail
Researchers at the University of California San Francisco claim that chronic pain increases the risk of dementia by two percent. This is seemingly the first study to link the two conditions.
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 Clock drawing that helps reveal dementia 6 Jun 2017, 10:03am Updated Clock drawing that helps reveal dementia
Daily Mail
In a new series, we bring you fascinating pictures shared by doctors — and the stories behind them.
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 Eating lots of salmon prevents dementia, brain scans show 30 May 2017, 12:25pm Updated Eating lots of salmon prevents dementia, brain scans show
Daily Mail
Researchers from Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa, California, found people who eat a lot of oily fish have greater blood flow to the regions of the brain associated with memory and learning.
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 More or less than seven hours sleep has a lung cancer risk 24 May 2017, 8:32am Updated More or less than seven hours sleep has a lung cancer risk
Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found too little, or excessive, sleep raises our dementia risk by 1.5 times as it reduces the volume of the brain region associated with memory.
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 Dementia patients should have GPS trackers, expert says  24 May 2017, 7:34am Updated Dementia patients should have GPS trackers, expert says 
Daily Mail
Professor June Andrews, who used to head the dementia studies at Stirling University, Scotland, is in favour of trackers and thinks they could potentially save lives.
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 The dementia kit: Products designed to help families 24 May 2017, 7:24am Updated The dementia kit: Products designed to help families
Daily Mail
Lloyds Pharmacy are to stock clocks, crockery and gadgets tailor-made to help those with confusion and memory difficulties, designed by James Ashwell who cared for his mother who had dementia
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 Family history of dementia ups risk of developing disease 23 May 2017, 11:38am Family history of dementia ups risk of developing disease
Daily Mail
But a breakthrough study from a team of scientists from Iowa State University has found that one gene had a 'dramatic difference' in its impact on memory and cognitive function.
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 How to eat well with dementia 22 May 2017, 5:26pm Updated How to eat well with dementia
Daily Mail
Rob Hobson, a British nutritionist who teaches nutrition classes at care homes, explains how to spot malnutrition in older people and how to help keep your loved-ones with dementia nourished.
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 A brisk walk can stave off dementia, study claims  16 May 2017, 2:28pm A brisk walk can stave off dementia, study claims 
Daily Mail
People with vascular dementia who walked three hours a week for six months had improved reaction times, the Canadian team reports in British Journal of Sports Medicine.
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Allow nurses with dementia to continue working 16 May 2017, 3:02am Allow nurses with dementia to continue working
BBC
UK nursing union the RCN says "reasonable adjustments" could be made to the job so they can work safely.
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 Volunteering doubles your protection against dementia 12 May 2017, 10:59am Volunteering doubles your protection against dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Calgary have found giving back to your local community for just an hour a week prevents the mental health disorder by giving you social structure.
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 Dementia care is leaving families destitute, warns charity 11 May 2017, 8:48pm Dementia care is leaving families destitute, warns charity
Daily Mail
People would need to save £800 a year for 125 years to reach the £100,000 experts say it now costs to live comfortably with dementia for five years.
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 NFL great Nick Buoniconti has dementia 10 May 2017, 5:14pm NFL great Nick Buoniconti has dementia
Daily Mail
Nick Buoniconti, 76, said he was diagnosed with dementia. He was a middle linebacker for the Miami Dolphins. Several NFL players have brain diseases that they claim are from the sport.
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 Encouraging elderly to play Wii could prevent dementia 3 May 2017, 10:45am Updated Encouraging elderly to play Wii could prevent dementia
Daily Mail
British scientists have discovered pensioners boosted their brain power by playing active video games. They recommend just a quarter of an hour a day, three times a week to stay sharp in old age.
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 More than half of British adults have blood pressure 1 May 2017, 8:32pm Updated More than half of British adults have blood pressure
Daily Mail
High blood pressure raises the risk of heart attacks, strokes, kidney disease and dementia. It is the third biggest risk factor for disease in Britain after smoking and poor diet.
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 Obese and diabetic people have higher risk of dementia 28 Apr 2017, 4:05pm Updated Obese and diabetic people have higher risk of dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers in Korea and Utah performed brain scans to show obese people with type 2 diabetes had more severe abnormalities in brain structure compared to normal-weight people.
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 How daily cups of tea can shield you from dementia 6 Apr 2017, 9:00pm How daily cups of tea can shield you from dementia
Daily Mail
A new study, from the National University of Singapore, has found that drinking tea every day can help lower your risk of dementia by as much as 50 percent and by 86 percent with a genetic risk.
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 How Marmite could help stop dementia 5 Apr 2017, 2:51am How Marmite could help stop dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers tested the impact of a daily spoonful of Marmite on 28 people over the course of eight weeks and found the yeast extract toned down the brain's response to visual stimuli by a third .
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3 Apr 2017, 6:38am UK teacher becomes one of youngest people to die from dementia, aged 40
The Independent
Dementia usually affects elderly but around five per cent of patients are diagnosed before the age of 65
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26 Mar 2017, 8:57pm Bladder drug taken by thousands is linked to dementia
Daily Mail
A drug marketed by the NHS as a primary medication for urinary incontinence has been linked to dementia. Doctors warned that oxybutynin should no longer be used at all.
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 Carbs are good for your brain and lower dementia risk 24 Mar 2017, 2:10pm Carbs are good for your brain and lower dementia risk
Daily Mail
Those with the healthiest hearts eat the most carbs. In his latest book, The Mindspan Diet, biologist Preston Estep explains how a high-carb diet lowers the risk of dementia and cognitive decline.
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 Antioxidants will NOT help you beat dementia, study warns 22 Mar 2017, 3:25pm Updated Antioxidants will NOT help you beat dementia, study warns
Daily Mail
Previous research has linked antioxidants to the prevention of cellular damage that can occur with aging as well as in cancer and other diseases.
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 Do YOU have a memory like a goldfish? 20 Mar 2017, 9:30pm Updated Do YOU have a memory like a goldfish?
Daily Mail
Last year, UK health insurance company Saga found most of us dread incurable brain diseases such as dementia more than cancer or a heart attack. Do you have reason to worry?
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18 Mar 2017, 10:32am GPs are failing to diagnose patients with early dementia
Daily Mail
GPs are failing to diagnose patients with early dementia despite a major Government drive to improve detection rates, research by University College London shows today.
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 Silicon-rich mineral water is the new healthy must-have 16 Mar 2017, 12:01pm Silicon-rich mineral water is the new healthy must-have
Daily Mail
A leading professor from Keele University believes swapping tap water for the bottled equivalent could help the body fight off dementia.
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Doctors may be missing lifesaving dementia diagnoses, says study 15 Mar 2017, 8:59am Doctors may be missing lifesaving dementia diagnoses, says study
The Independent
Around 850,000 people in UK have dementia, which mainly affects people over 65
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Toddler group joins forces with Cambridge care home 15 Mar 2017, 3:40am Toddler group joins forces with Cambridge care home
BBC
Weekly visits from a toddler group help residents with dementia at a Cambridge care home.
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 Can your blood type protect you from getting dementia? 13 Mar 2017, 9:59pm Updated Can your blood type protect you from getting dementia?
Daily Mail
Different blood groups are determined by the sugars and proteins that coat your red blood cells. Now, Turkish scientists believe your blood type affects your chances of getting cancer or blood clots.
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 Dementia can be spotted 2 DECADES before it starts 10 Mar 2017, 3:59pm Updated Dementia can be spotted 2 DECADES before it starts
Daily Mail
Scientists from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health think sudden drops in blood pressure could cause lasting damage to the brain that raises the risk of dementia.
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Marijuana could hold the key to treating Alzheimer's but drug laws stand in the way, say scientists 10 Mar 2017, 2:50am Marijuana could hold the key to treating Alzheimer's but drug laws stand in the way, say scientists
The Independent
Cannabinoids can help remove dangerous dementia proteins from brain cells, researchers say
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 Caffeine can boost enzyme that shields you from dementia 8 Mar 2017, 1:29pm Updated Caffeine can boost enzyme that shields you from dementia
Daily Mail
A new study, from Indiana University Bloomington, has found that several compounds - mainly caffeine - can protect against dementia by boosting production of an enzyme in the brain.
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 The 5 gadgets that can make life with dementia much easier 27 Feb 2017, 5:03pm The 5 gadgets that can make life with dementia much easier
Daily Mail
Can a natural daylight clock improve a dementia sufferer's quality of life? Independent dementia care trainer Mary Jourdan recommends five dementia aids that really make a difference.
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 Do YOU sleep for more than 9 hours? It could be dementia 22 Feb 2017, 5:24pm Do YOU sleep for more than 9 hours? It could be dementia
Daily Mail
People who consistently slept for more than nine hours each night were twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, researchers from Boston University Medical Center found.
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 Cocaine use raises the risk of DEMENTIA 22 Feb 2017, 3:45am Updated Cocaine use raises the risk of DEMENTIA
Daily Mail
Regular use of the illegal drug causes excessive amounts of iron to accumulate in parts of the brain and causes cell death - a known cause of dementia, Cambridge University experts found.
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 Heading a football too often raises the risk of dementia 14 Feb 2017, 9:14pm Heading a football too often raises the risk of dementia
Daily Mail
A team from University College London studied 13 professional footballers and one amateur player. They found four had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which can cause dementia.
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 Can heading a football cause BRAIN DAMAGE? 14 Feb 2017, 4:25am Can heading a football cause BRAIN DAMAGE?
Daily Mail
When former England striker Jeff Astle died, having suffered from dementia, a coroner found the condition was caused by repeatedly heading footballs. Experts say this is cause for concern.
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 New dementia pill made entirely from CHOCOLATE 6 Feb 2017, 12:15pm Updated New dementia pill made entirely from CHOCOLATE
Daily Mail
Flavanols extracted from cocoa help tackle cholesterol levels and blood flow. Now a pill that has contains the anti-oxidant nutrient in its purest form has hit the shelves in Britain
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Doctor who asked dementia patient's family to hold her down while she gave lethal injection cleared 5 Feb 2017, 4:25pm Doctor who asked dementia patient's family to hold her down while she gave lethal injection cleared
The Independent
Panel finds the doctor acted 'in good faith' in controversial case
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Ipswich Hospital uses vintage brands on dementia wards 3 Feb 2017, 7:44am Ipswich Hospital uses vintage brands on dementia wards
BBC
A hospital recreates an old-fashioned shop front filled with products from yesteryear to help patients with dementia.
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 Vegetable oil increases your risk of dementia 1 Feb 2017, 5:43pm Updated Vegetable oil increases your risk of dementia
Daily Mail
Eating a diet rich in vegetable oil could be triggering diseases such as dementia. Nutritionist Dr Catherine Shanahan explains why, and how we can change our diets to avoid further damage.
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 Vegetable oil drastically increases your risk of DEMENTIA 1 Feb 2017, 4:15pm Vegetable oil drastically increases your risk of DEMENTIA
Daily Mail
Eating a diet rich in vegetable oil could be triggering diseases such as dementia. Nutritionist Dr Catherine Shanahan explains why, and how we can change our diets to avoid further damage.
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 Mental health decline could be stopped by theatre trips 30 Jan 2017, 11:27pm Updated Mental health decline could be stopped by theatre trips
Daily Mail
Brain stimulation helps to stop mild cognitive impairment - the stage between normal decline from ageing and dementia, scientists from the Mayo Clinic in Arizona discovered.
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 Want to avoid mental decline? Go to the theatre 30 Jan 2017, 11:03am Want to avoid mental decline? Go to the theatre
Daily Mail
Brain stimulation helps to stop mild cognitive impairment - the stage between normal decline from ageing and dementia, scientists from the Mayo Clinic in Arizona discovered.
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What is the best way to track someone with dementia? 26 Jan 2017, 5:21am What is the best way to track someone with dementia?
The Guardian
Donnie lost a friend affected by dementia, and would like to know what sort of device could have been used to locate him A former colleague developed dementia. He wandered off and was found three days later in a small wood a few miles away. Sadly, he died on his way to hospital. What sort of electronic device could have been used to locate him sooner? I’m 85 and a
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 Discovered: a protein that could diagnose dementia early 22 Jan 2017, 6:25pm Updated Discovered: a protein that could diagnose dementia early
Daily Mail
An accumulation of tau protein in the brain are to blame for causing the spatial disorientation experienced by many patients, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center found.
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 Dementia sufferer Laura Borrell says doctors dismissed her 19 Jan 2017, 3:23am Updated Dementia sufferer Laura Borrell says doctors dismissed her
Daily Mail
Laura Borrell was diagnosed with dementia in 2015 when she was just 39. The former Law student from Hertfordshire said that she had a 'real battle' to get her condition diagnosed.
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 How noisy hospitals make dementia WORSE 18 Jan 2017, 3:12pm How noisy hospitals make dementia WORSE
Daily Mail
The research by University College London and the University of Cambridge is the first to show that being confused or disorientated can accelerate cognitive decline in patients with dementia.
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 Having a chicory salad for lunch could stop you from getting dementia 14 Jan 2017, 10:14pm Updated Having a chicory salad for lunch could stop you from getting dementia
Daily Mail
Chicoric acid was found to prevent the formation of toxic clumps, the signature hallmark of Alzheimer's disease that are known as amyloid plaques, in the brain, Chinese researchers discovered.
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 Being bilingual makes your brain more efficient and could stop you getting dementia 13 Jan 2017, 11:25am Being bilingual makes your brain more efficient and could stop you getting dementia
Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Montreal were interested to see how the brain functioned in elderly people who are monolingual versus those who are bilingual (stock image).
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Dementia care improvement plan consultation launched 9 Jan 2017, 11:58am Dementia care improvement plan consultation launched
BBC
Dementia patients and carers are asked to share their experiences to help the Welsh Government shape the first strategy for Wales.
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A cure for all ills: what medical advances can we expect in 2017? 9 Jan 2017, 2:45am A cure for all ills: what medical advances can we expect in 2017?
The Guardian
Miracles may not exist, but this year could see some key scientific breakthroughs. From dementia and zika to pain relief and customised drugs, here’s a look at what we may hear about this year In 2017, we can study the unimaginably small and share unimaginably vast amounts of data. But, as a GP involved in the day-to-day delivery of primary health care, I often wonder why, if so much is known, we can do so little? Why is there such a lag between the headline scientific discoveries and what a local GP can offer? Bridging that gap as speedily and effectively as possible is the aim of an emerging field of biomedical science called
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 1950s downtown being built in warehouse in San Diego to help dementia patients 6 Jan 2017, 3:15pm Updated 1950s downtown being built in warehouse in San Diego to help dementia patients
Daily Mail
The Glenner Town Square will open in 2018 as an immersive experience for adults with dementia to help them discuss the past and have a better quality of life through reminiscence therapy.
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 Canadian research reveals more likely to suffer from dementia if you live on a busy road 5 Jan 2017, 4:51pm Canadian research reveals more likely to suffer from dementia if you live on a busy road
Daily Mail
Scientists at the University of Toronto and Public Health Ontario found people exposed to traffic fumes and noise were up to 12 per cent more likely to develop the disease.
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Honour for 83-year-old Samaritans volunteer 30 Dec 2016, 5:43pm Honour for 83-year-old Samaritans volunteer
BBC
A Samaritans volunteer and a TV presenter-turned-dementia champion are among those awarded New Year honours.
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Art and dementia 28 Dec 2016, 8:21pm Art and dementia
BBC
Early dementia could be detected in subtle changes in art composition and brushstrokes.
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Carey Mulligan on dementia and music 26 Dec 2016, 7:50pm Carey Mulligan on dementia and music
BBC
Carey Mulligan opens up about how music helps her grandmother's dementia
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Dementia will soon be controlled just like HIV, says research institute 13 Dec 2016, 7:16pm Dementia will soon be controlled just like HIV, says research institute
The Independent
'I would put a lot of money on saying that the next generation will have a completely different view of dementia disorders,' says Professor Bart De Strooper
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US life expectancy declines for first time in 20 years 8 Dec 2016, 6:37am Updated US life expectancy declines for first time in 20 years
BBC
Heart disease and dementia deaths contribute to the first drop in US life expectancy for 20 years.
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 Women suffering worse dementia care than men 5 Dec 2016, 8:11am Women suffering worse dementia care than men
Daily Mail
Female dementia patients (stock photograph) are seen less frequently by their GPs than men, are not given the same checks and tests, and are more regularly given sedative drugs to control behaviour.
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 Women suffering worse dementia care than men: Female patients are being seen less frequently by GPs and not getting the same checks as males  4 Dec 2016, 8:48pm Women suffering worse dementia care than men: Female patients are being seen less frequently by GPs and not getting the same checks as males 
Daily Mail
Female dementia patients (stock photograph) are seen less frequently by their GPs than men, are not given the same checks and tests, and are more regularly given sedative drugs to control behaviour.
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 Drinking 3 cups of coffee a day reduces the risk of dementia 30 Nov 2016, 9:50am Updated Drinking 3 cups of coffee a day reduces the risk of dementia
Daily Mail
Caffeine consumption is known to prevent the formation of toxic clumps in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to a report funded by six of Europe's biggest coffee companies.
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 Promising drug expected to become the first to slow down dementia found to not work 23 Nov 2016, 9:57pm Updated Promising drug expected to become the first to slow down dementia found to not work
Daily Mail
US pharma giant Eli Lilly announced a trial of 2,000 people had shown solanezumab showed no benefit for people with mild Alzheumer’s, causing their share prices to take a tumble. (stock)
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 Revealed, how carbs can help you fight off dementia and keep your brain healthy 23 Nov 2016, 11:54am Updated Revealed, how carbs can help you fight off dementia and keep your brain healthy
Daily Mail
Professor Preston Estep, from the Harvard Personal Genome Project, says low iron and glycemic index refined carbs are beneficial to the body and can prevent cognitive decline.
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 Why eating carrots, kale and sweet potatoes could prevent dementia 22 Nov 2016, 4:16pm Updated Why eating carrots, kale and sweet potatoes could prevent dementia
Daily Mail
Those who had lower levels of carotenoids in their system had to rely on more brain power to complete memory-orientated tasks, University of Georgia researchers found.
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Up or down? 22 Nov 2016, 4:28am Up or down?
BBC
Dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales, but the proportion of people with dementia is falling. How is this explained?
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 Why eating carrots, kale and sweet potatoes could prevent dementia as YOU grow older 22 Nov 2016, 4:05am Why eating carrots, kale and sweet potatoes could prevent dementia as YOU grow older
Daily Mail
Those who had lower levels of carotenoids in their system had to rely on more brain power to complete memory-orientated tasks, University of Georgia researchers found.
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 Dementia rates have dropped in the United States since 2000 21 Nov 2016, 1:48pm Updated Dementia rates have dropped in the United States since 2000
Daily Mail
The 2.8 percent drop is a staggering decline in little more than a decade, experts explained in a paper published by JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday.
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