Dementia risks rise with overuse of anti-stroke dual-drug combo
Although these micro bleeds may not initially cause symptoms, their continual occurrence could raise the risk of dementia. The second most common form of dementia, vascular dementia, is known to be caused by brain damage resulting from reduced or ...
Medical News Today - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:08

Long-term Use of Anti-Clotting, Antiplatelet Therapy Ups Risk of Dementia: Study
Tech Times - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:33



Blood Vessel Damage Plays Key Role in Alzheimer's-related Dementia
Controlling hypertension, diabetes and obesity — so-called vascular risk factors — also may retard the progression and reduce the risk of Alzheimer's dementia, Dr. Iadecola says. Studies in which patients have been carefully monitored for decades ...
HealthCanal.com - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:37



Paranoia a hallmark of Lewy body dementia
"The hallmark symptoms of Lewy body dementia are hallucinations and delusions," Albert said. "Biologically, with Alzheimer's disease there's the tau and the plaques and the tangles that attack the brain. And with Lewy body — named after the scientist ...
Appleton Post Crescent - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:41



What is Lewy body dementia?
Taylor added that the disease can be difficult to diagnose since there is not currently a medical test to differentiate Lewy body dementia from other types of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Many of the symptoms associated ...
CBS News - Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:45

Lewy Body Dementia: Understanding Robin Williams's Battle With A ...
Medical Daily - Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:01

Lewy Body Dementia, which may have ultimately led to Robin Williams' suicide ...
New York Daily News - Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:48



Is it Alzheimer's or dementia?
Sometimes dementia symptoms are caused by more than one type of dementia. The most common combination of dementias is Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Other types of dementia include Dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson's disease, ...
Santa Clarita Valley Signal - Mon, 10 Nov 2014 01:56

12 million dementia patients in India by 2050: Report
The Hindu - Sat, 08 Nov 2014 04:22

Number of People with Dementia in Asia Pacific Region will triple by 2050 ...
Equity Bulls - Sun, 09 Nov 2014 00:32



Why do so many seniors with memory loss and dementia never get tested?
For instance, knowing that a stroke or vascular issues in the brain caused dementia means patients can work to control risk factors like blood pressure that might otherwise cause it to keep worsening. The next steps in research on this topic are to ...
Medical Xpress - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:00



Merseyside pensioner found not fit to stand trial over death of woman in Aldi ...
But on what was to be the first day of his trial Judge Andrew Hatton found, on the evidence of three doctors, that Leslie Jones had vascular dementia now, and probably at the time of the accident, and was unfit to enter a plea or stand trial. Leslie ...
Liverpool Echo - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:37



Vascular Disease Increasingly Seen As a Possible Alzheimer's Risk Factor
The most common cause for dementia is attributed to Alzheimer's disease. Second factors include vascular, Lewy body, and fronto-temporal dementias. While for a long time Alzheimer's disease was believed to be connected to abnormal protein deposition, ...
Alzheimer's News Today - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:33


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