Dementia epidemic threatens despite treatments: doctors
People who have a high risk of carotid stenosis and who have been experiencing dizziness and mild cognitive impairment should seek immediate medical attention, as they might be developing vascular dementia, the second-most common type of dementia ...
Taipei Times - Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:01

Stenosis of artery may trigger dementia: study
China Post - Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:37

Japanese researchers find longevity gene useful for vascular dementia prevention
TOKYO, Sept.17, (Xinhua) -- Researchers in Japan have found that a kind of longevity gene could prevent vascular dementia induced by cerebral infarction, which is likely to help develop new therapies to the disease. In an experiment made by a research ...
GlobalPost - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:37

Leading the Island's fight against Alzheimer's
Dementia is a disease, it's not a natural part of ageing. “There's no direct link between health and Alzheimer's, there are no hard facts to say that. Healthy people get Alzheimer's too. “Vascular dementia is more linked to a healthy lifestyle — it ...
Royal Gazette - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:03

Mass. researchers get $10m in federal grants for brain research
“We're really looking for a direct measure of brain function, and right now we have mainly indirect measures” like using MRI to measure blood flow in the brain's vascular system, said Story Landis, director of the National Institute of Neurological ...
Boston Globe - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:26

Green tea wards off dementia
The results show green tea powder's active compounds, catechins and theanine, helped “reduce the progression of cognitive dysfunction it may similarly reduce the progression of vascular dementia”. The study also mentions other beneficial effects of ...
helpmeoutDOC News - A consistent flow of medical news - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:35

Steps You Can Take To Guard Against Dementia
Smoking seriously damages the vascular system that feeds your brain. When you stop smoking, improved circulation almost immediately improves your brain health. Alcohol abuse, however, will directly damage your brain in ways that can only be reversed in ...
Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic - Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:56

Greater risk of dementia for those with diabetes
The research said it was not clear to what extent diabetes itself increased the risk of dementia. Those suffering from type two diabetes, the most common type of the condition, are also more likely to be obese, and to suffer from other health ... - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:05

Mid-Life Health Affects Your Risk of Dementia
Huffington Post UK - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:17

Greater dementia risk for diabetics
Montreal Gazette - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:33

Over 800 local people living with dementia
Ballymena Times - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:45

Claflin: How to care for a loved one with dementia
Other illnesses that cause brain function to worsen include Parkinson's disease and vascular dementia, reduced blood flow to the brain's nerve cells. Over time, people with dementia lose the ability to think clearly, communicate, recall information, or ...
Wicked Local Norwood - Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:22

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