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



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 ...
Cornell Chronicle - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:14

Dementia is the leading cause of death among women
Also, a particularly large jump in the number of people recorded as having died from vascular dementia may have resulted in a change to the coding. The main cause of deaths among men remains coronary heart disease, accounting for 15.4% of all male ...
WebMD.Boots.com - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00

New projects to improve dementia detection
These changes are thought to be part of one of the important processes involved in causing cell death and tissue loss, and are likely to be particularly relevant to vascular dementia. Professor Parker said: “Successful management of patients with ...
The University of Manchester (press release) - Sun, 26 Oct 2014 17:03



Sudbury florist's vintage tea day in memory of dad for dementia campaign
She said she wanted to do what she could to support West Suffolk Hospital's Forget-Me-Not Dementia Campaign after witnessing the devastating effects of the illness first-hand. She has a vintage-themed tea day planned for November 6 from 10am to 3pm at ...
East Anglian Daily Times - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:36

Researchers Discover Possible Cause of Common Dementia, Opening Avenues ...
Unlike degenerative types of dementia where there are no treatments, this type, based on vascular disease, is more treatable as it is caused by tiny episodes affecting the blood vessels in the brain over time. It may be possible to prevent or stop this ...
Newswise (press release) - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:08



Connecticut Study Underway Could Delay Or Prevent Dementia
Researchers are looking into how common medical conditions impact the brain in middle-aged participants with a family history. More than six million people are living with dementia in the United States. Alzheimer's and vascular dementia are among the ...
WTNH - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:41

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



£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

Doctors to be paid £55 every time they diagnose dementia patient
Stoke Sentinel - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:45


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