The hi-tech house of hope: It could be a revolution for dementia patients
June and Phil Bell's inviting period home - complete with an Aga, plump sofas and numerous happy family photographs - looks much like any other in this leafy part of Surrey.
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Lower Your Odds of Getting Dementia
The number of people with dementia is growing. The mind-robbing disease has no cure, but research shows how you may be able to lower your chances of having it.
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Commonly Prescribed Meds Could Raise Dementia Risk
A new study has found that people 55 and older who took strong anticholinergic medications daily for three years or more had a 50% increased risk of dementia.
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Common class of medications 'could increase dementia risk by almost half'
Scientists at the University of Nottingham looked at decades' worth of data on more than 280,000 over-55s registered with GPs in the UK and suggested anticholinergic drugs may...
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New blood test could potentially diagnose Alzheimers even before symptoms appear
Doctors may one day be able to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of severe dementia, and monitor a patient's response to treatment by doing a simple blood test.
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New Sickle Cell Agent; Cosmetics and Kids: It's PodMed Double T!
This week's topics also include ways to assess blood flow in the heart and predicting who will develop dementia
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Every decade for the past 100 years, American scientists have invented new ways to fuel the chronic SICK CARE industry
Do you really want to know why America is the land of cancer, heart attacks, diabetes, and dementia, when most other developed country's statistics for those preventable...
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Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
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Alzheimer's Family History Risk may Show as Memory Deficit Even for Those in Their 20s, Says Study
Those with a family history of Alzheimer's disease, and who are younger than 65, on average do not perform as well as their peers who do not have a family history of...
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Cancer Survivors May Have Lower Odds for Dementia
The findings support the theory that some of the biological processes that contribute to cancer may actually protect against dementia. But, what are those mechanisms?
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Baby Formula Sold at Walmart Recalled
Metal pieces were found in one lot of this product, which includes at least 23,388 containers.
New data identifies specific bacterial strain to boost athletic performance
A strain of Veillonella atypica isolated from marathon runners may boost endurance and running performance â for mice at least â according to a new study by scientists from...
Gut Microbiome-based Treatment found to Curb Food Allergies
Study finds altered gut microbiota in infants with food allergy; oral therapy to replenish bacteria prevented food allergy and suppressed established disease in mice.
Music Students Score High in Math, Science, English
High academic scores found among music students were more pronounced among those who take instrumental rather than vocal music.
Oral Steroids Ups Infection Risk in Inflammatory Disease Patients
Oral steroids puts patients with inflammatory disease at high risk of infection, according to a new study.
How coffee could be the secret to fighting obesity
Scientists at the University of Nottingham used nine people to test their theory, which had already been successful in a lab. Coffee was found to increase activity in people's...
Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors Encounter Lasting Cognitive, Socioeconomic...
Survivors of childhood brain tumors who underwent radiotherapy at very young at the time of diagnosis may experience cognitive, socioeconomic burdens decades after treatment...
Nutrition is the Missing Element in Home Health Today: Study
Educating home health patients on the benefits of proper nutritional care can help promote their strength and prevent them from going back to the hospital, which eventually...
Ocean Swimming Raises Vulnerability to Infection: Study
Swimming in the ocean water changes the skin microbiome and raises the risk of infection, including that of the ear and skin, finds a new study.
Push-Ups: How Hand Position Changes the Muscles You Work
Push-ups are one of the most popular bodyweight exercises and one that works multiple muscle groups simultaneously. While we characteristically think of push-ups as a triceps...