Dementia caregivers design robots for alleviating stress and increasing joyful moments
Building robots that can help people with dementia has been a longtime goal for roboticists. Yet until now, no one has sought to survey informal caregivers, such as family...
6 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
The robots that dementia caregivers want: Robots for joy, robots for sorrow
A team of scientists spent six months co-designing robots with informal caregivers for people with dementia, such as family members. They found that caregivers wanted the...
7 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Catheter Ablation Benefits A-Fib, Heart Disease Patients
Performing catheter ablations on patients who suffer from both atrial fibrillation and carotid arterial disease reduces their risk of dementia and stroke compared to managing...
17 hours ago - Medindia Health - 4 articles
Periodontitis may Increase Dementia Risk
People with chronic periodontitis had a 6 percent higher risk for dementia than did people without periodontitis, stated new research.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Mushrooms May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline in Elderly
Are you suffering from memory loss? Eating mushrooms can reduce the risk of cognitive decline and keep memory-robbing diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and dementia at bay.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Can TV Dumb You Down?
Older adults who watched more than three and half hours of television a day had lower scores on tests of verbal memory,
3 days ago - NY Times
People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia
Gum disease that goes untreated can become periodontitis. When this happens, the infection that affected your gums causes loss in the bone that supports your teeth.
3 days ago - News Medical
Physical exercise reduces severity of Alzheimer's symptoms
A study published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia revealed that physical exercise can improve cognitive function and reduce the severity of the symptoms of Alzheimer's...
3 days ago - Natural News - 3 articles
The Purported Benefits of Eating Fish
In the landmark Global Burden of Disease study, researchers compiled the top 20 causes of death and disability. Number one on the list was high blood pressure, two and three...
3 days ago - Nutrition Facts
U.S. Dementia-Linked Death Rate More Than Doubles
The analysis found that dementia was the primary cause for nearly 262,000 deaths in 2017, nearly half from Alzheimer's disease. That's up from about 84,000 deaths attributed to...
4 days ago - Web MD
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Early Food Exposure May Cut Baby's Allergy Risk
Although experts had advised parents in the past to avoid highly allergenic foods early in their child's life, more recent research has suggested that early exposure to these...
Docs Back Off Aspirin to Prevent 1st Heart Attack
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association agree that for older adults at low heart risk, the chance of bleeding that comes with daily low-dose...
Young people hospitalized for mental health issues soared 28% in 4 years
Between 2011 and 2015, there was a 28 percent increase in psychiatric emergency department visits among young people ages six to 24, the study found.
Living a Life Like This Is Amazing
It's Monday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark's Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it...
Better access to IUDs drives huge 20% drop in teen pregnancy and abortions...
Colorado's progressive Family Planning program provided free access to IUDs and drove down unintended teen pregnancy in the state, new Texas A&M researcher reveals.
Routinely Used Heart Drug Increases Risk of Cardiac Arrest
Nifedipine is commonly used drug to treat high blood pressure and angina , but it is found to be associated with an increased risk of cardiac arrest.
Drinking just one can of sugary drink a day 'raises your risk of dying from...
A study by Harvard found that getting through one-to-two cans of sugary soda, juice or energy drinks a day increases the risk of premature death from any cause - including...
Testosterone Slows Recurrence of Prostate Cancer in Low Risk Patients
US researchers have revealed that testosterone replacement slows the recurrence of prostate cancer in low-risk patients.
Tilt Training Can Prevent Fainting: Here's How
Tilt training programme effectively reduces worry and fear about fainting, improves quality of life and enables patients to return to work, reveals a new study.
Team-Based Care Is The Key To Successful Care Of Pregnant Women with Heart...
The key to the survival of pregnant women with heart failure is a multidisciplinary team-based approach, involving cardiac and maternal/fetal/newborn specialists to team up to...