How Mum's dementia changed our relationship
But vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease had recently robbed her of the ability to retain new information. A lot of old information was vanishing, too. Like the fact I was her daughter. Or that my arrival meant my dad was about to get a much ...
The Guardian - Fri, 04 Sep 2015 22:03

Ex-Wellington mayor Kerry Prendergast tells of parents' dementia struggles
But her dementiavascular dementia – could leave the 88-year-old in the same state for up to a decade. "It's almost the worst of the worst outcomes." In her new role, Prendergast would be trying to drive home the importance of early detection ... - Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:40

60000 Kiwis suffer from dementia
New Zealand Herald - Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:37

Projected Dementia Epidemic Averted?
Despite an aging population, dementia cases may be leveling off in western Europe thanks to better education and living conditions and greater attention to vascular disease, say the authors of a new paper. Current estimates of the number of dementia ...
Medscape - Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:37

Post-stroke protein linked with dementia
Professor Mark Slevin, Professor of Cell Pathology at Manchester Met, said: “The results are exciting because they show us a possible route to developing an antibody that would prevent the worst of stroke-related vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease. - Thu, 03 Sep 2015 04:03

'Changing lifestyle increased cases of stroke, dementia'
While Alzheimer's and vascular dementia are the most prevalent forms of dementia, only a minor number of patients have the diseases in the purest form and most often patients have a combination of both. "Epidemiological studies done in the Asian ...
Times of India - Sun, 23 Aug 2015 16:15

Very few have pure form of Alzheimer's, dementia
The Hindu - Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:00

Best Ways to Protect Your Mind Against Dementia
A more recent study looked at a combination of diet, exercise, cognitive training and monitoring of vascular risk factors over a two-year period to see its effect on cognitive function in a large at-risk population of Finnish seniors. It found that ...
Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic - Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:52

Doctor Calling: Time for a midlife MOT - by Doctor Kevin Hill
It checks your vascular or circulatory health and works out your risk of developing some of the most disabling – but preventable – illnesses. Think of your NHS Health Check as being your “midlife MoT”. It checks that some of your body's most important ...
Spalding Guardian - Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:56

Alzheimer's-focused foundation aims to help families
Nelsen's mother had vascular dementia causing her to have a series of mini strokes. She passed away in 2013. “I've been able to witness the steps that go along as you develop Alzheimer's,” he said. Nelsen's mother could recognize him, and his brother ...
Visalia Times-Delta - Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:42

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