Acupuncture Stabilizes Dementia Patients
Research finds acupuncture effective for improving memory, cognition and walking for patients with dementia. First up, we take a look at acupuncture points that improve walking and movement for patients with vascular dementia. Neurologic exams often ...
HealthCMi - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:45



£55 dementia bonus for GPs 'a step too far'
The Patients Association has condemned plans to pay GPs a £55 bonus to diagnose dementia as "a step too far". NHS England confirmed family doctors would receive the cash under a new scheme in what is understood to be the first national initiative to ...
ITV News - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:24



Dr Le Fanu's online health clinic, Friday 24th October 2014
His drug intake was restored to the higher levels. He spent 6 days in the Hammersmith hospital where casually one friend was informed that he was suffering from vascular dementia. {Somewhat ironic since we had been warning of this eventuality) The WMH ...
Telegraph.co.uk - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:41



Simply Shining a Light Can Reveal the Brain's Structure
We hope that OCT will ultimately contribute to a better understanding of brain diseases such as traumatic brain injury, vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The potential of this technique lies in the fact that it is non-invasive and safe: simply ...
Scientific American (blog) - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:09



Connecticut study underway could delay or prevent dementia
Alzheimer's and vascular dementia are among the most common, robbing people of memory as well as skills related to thinking and learning. The study is looking into how common medical conditions, such as heart disease, could delay or prevent dementia.
wwlp.com - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:33

Medical Alert: Alzheimers
WBAL Baltimore - Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:20

Exercise for your brain
Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:48

Your experiences with loved ones' dementia diagnosis
I was raising concerns back in 2008 to mum's GP. He said it was all in my head. I kept going back but it all fell on deaf ears...Mum was diagnosed in July 2011 with Alzheimer's and Vascular Dementia. – Lisa Evans. I'm a carer and have been for 13 odd ...
ITV News - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:03

A New Window of Opportunity to Prevent Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular ...
... start today to control their vascular risk factors, otherwise their brains may forever harbor physical changes leading to devastating heart and vascular conditions impacting their future overall health and even cognitive decline causing diseases ...
HealthCanal.com - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:52



Consider Decision Capacity Early in ALS
ALS-frontotemporal dementia (FTD): This subtype has three variants, including a behavioral variant, progressive nonfluent aphasia, and semantic dementia. ALS-behavioral impairment: This subtype involves mental rigidity, lack of volition and mental ...
MedPage Today - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:18


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