It’s a condition that could strike any one of us, and there is still no cure. But evidence suggests that changing your lifestyle can help to reduce your risk The longer we live, the more likely we are to develop dementia.
Bangor University is providing expertise to support the development and effectiveness of 'Book of You', an 'app' being welcomed as having the potential to revolutionise reminiscence therapy for people with dementia.
In the land of Alzheimer’s and Dementia, sometimes strange things happen that you may never understand! My Mom was a shopper. She had always been a shopper. Once Mom came to live with us, we had a “pretend” shopping trip at least once a week.
How an iPod Can Fight Alzheimer's Daily Beast About 80 percent of those have been segregated from the general population because they are living with Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia.
Saving Grace Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Album: You Gotta Dig a Little Deeper (2005 Rounder Records) (Saving Grace: http://t.co/ABzHDHBGmv via @YouTube Praying for those with Dementia and Alzheimer's..)...
It's not so difficult to fool someone if you are just asking general questions or talking about memories of the past. But do you know how to spot the signs? How many times does your loved one give you a roundabout answer when you have asked a question? Or have they said things like I don't really keep up with the news?
Adults with no history of cognitive dysfunction treated with statins were included from high-quality randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies after formal bias assessment. Sixteen studies were included in qualitative & 11 in quantitative synthesis.
Short-term trials did not show a consistent effect of statin therapy on cognitive end points. Long-term cognition studies included 23,443 patients with a mean exposure duration of 3 to 24.9 years. Three studies found no association between statin use and incident dementia, and 5 found a favorable effect. Pooled results revealed a 29% reduction in incident dementia in statin-treated patients.
Conclusion In patients without baseline cognitive dysfunction, short-term data are most compatible with no adverse effect of statins on cognition, and long-term data may support a beneficial role for statins in the prevention of dementia.
The medications are widely used to treat the delusions, hallucinations, agitation and aggression that occur in many people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that antipsychotic drugs have a significant risk of side effects, the study authors pointed out.
This episode I was joined by the wonderful Patrick Holford to talk about Dementia and Alzheimer's. This irreversible disease needs to be addressed now and he talks us through why and exactly how to prevent it!
Alzheimers is a disease with seven stages. They don’t happen sharply or over a specified period of time, everyone is different and everyone’s progression may be different. One of the symptoms of Alzheimers is dementia.
Telegraph.co.uk Alzheimer's: A 'memory suitcase' helps dementia Telegraph.co.uk It is also a nominee in the Alzheimer's Society's first Dementia Friendly Awards, sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group and supported by The Telegraph, which will be...
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