Dementia victim had 107 carers in just five years
Dr Harding also noticed his once 'chirpy' mother, who has vascular dementia, was becoming considerably more tired and withdrawn. But he said that when he asked Perth and Kinross Council to list how many different carers had visited, he was 'fobbed off' ...
Daily Mail - Sat, 09 May 2015 16:34

Sounding the alarm on the growing dementia crisis
Catherine Kelly says the easy part of caring for her elderly mother is remembering to give her her medication. It's her mom's confusion and her loss of memory that she finds both heartbreaking and frightening. "Having dementia is terrifying," says ... - Sun, 24 May 2015 02:33

How to reduce your risk of dementia and protect your brain as you get older
Smoking has an extremely harmful effect on the heart, lungs and vascular system, including the blood vessels in the brain - increasing the risk of developing vascular dementia. Recent research has shown that smoking is a significant risk factor for ...
The Independent - Wed, 20 May 2015 02:50

The News dementia campaign: 'A caring attitude can go a long way...'
Portsmouth News - Tue, 19 May 2015 10:37

Defining Amyloid Pathology in Persons With and Without Dementia Syndromes ...
Conversely, amyloid positivity increased with age in patients with frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies, suggesting, as the authors mention, that amyloid is present as secondary pathology and the clinical syndrome ...
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tue, 19 May 2015 08:11

Dementia: Risk prediction models in dementia prevention
The list of vascular, lifestyle-related and other risk factors and biomarkers associated with dementia development has constantly grown over the past few years. A recent study emphasizes the importance of risk prediction models for identification of ... - Tue, 19 May 2015 04:03

BB King's cause of death was multi-infarct dementia (small strokes)
Dr. Darin Brimhall and Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg told The Associated Press on Friday that the medical term for the cause of death is multi-infarct dementia. It's sometimes referred to as MID, and is also called vascular dementia. King, whose ... - Fri, 15 May 2015 15:52

Coroner, doctor: B.B. King died after series of mini strokes
Macon Telegraph (blog) - Fri, 15 May 2015 14:33

Number of dementia sufferers in Northamptonshire expected to nearly double
Vascular dementia is the second most common cause after Alzheimer's disease. High blood pressure, heart problems, high cholesterol and diabetes can increase the chances of developing vascular dementia so it is important these conditions are identified ...
Daventry Express - Wed, 13 May 2015 08:45

Marijuana Doesn't Curb Agitation, Aggression in Dementia
The randomized, double-blind, controlled, multicenter, phase 2 trial included 50 patients (mean age, 78.4 years) with Alzheimer's disease (AD) or vascular or mixed dementia. The patients had clinically relevant neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS), defined ...
Medscape - Thu, 21 May 2015 09:52

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