Dr. K: Early diagnosis and treatment crucial for dementia
Another common dementia, vascular dementia, is caused by insufficient blood flow to the brain. Once these types of dementia develop, treatment options are limited. Drugs for Alzheimer's are sometimes used for vascular dementia. However, for both ...
Tulsa World - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:07

Low BP Might Speed Mental Decline in Dementia
The associations were significant only among individuals on antihypertensives and were independent of age, vascular comorbidity score, and baseline cognitive level, the group reported online in JAMA Internal Medicine. The lower blood pressure ranges ...
MedPage Today - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:48

Low daytime BP linked to cognitive decline in older adults with dementia ...
Researchers performed a cohort study of 172 patients from two outpatient memory clinics with dementia and mild cognitive impairment (mean age, 79 years; mean Mini-Mental State Examination score, 22.1). Sixty-eight percent had dementia, 32% had mild ...
Healio - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:52

Hit movie 'Still Alice' puts dementia firmly in the spotlight
... and the Alzheimer's Society says that while Alzheimer's is the most common form, affecting 62 per cent of dementia patients, there are many other types too, including vascular dementia, which affects 17 per cent of those diagnosed, and mixed ...
South Wales Evening Post - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:06

Minding Our Elders: Alzheimer's disease challenging to diagnose
INFORUM - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:48

FIRST PERSON: Thousands suffering dementia in silence without a diagnosis
Dementia can be caused by various diseases or disorders which affect the parts of the brain involved with thought processes. The most common causes are Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia.
Lincolnshire Echo - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:52

Dementia Therapeutics Drugs and Companies PipelineReview H1 2015 Market ...
Dementia is a slow decline of mental capability that affects cerebral and social skills to the point where daily life becomes complicated. Alzheimer's disease is the best known and most common disorder under the umbrella of dementia. Vascular dementia ...
PR Newswire UK (press release) - Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:25

Alzheimer's Disease Linked to Heart's Effect on the Brain
"We propose that dementia is primarily vascular, caused by the destructive effect of the pulse on the cerebral blood vessels, with the loss of neurons and the pathology that Alois Alzheimer described over a century ago occurring secondarily to vascular ...
Bioscience Technology - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:56

Low sugar uptake in brain appears to exacerbate Alzheimer's disease
Medical Xpress - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:56

Low sugar uptake in brain appears to exacerbate Alzheimer's
USC News - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:52

Playing piano helped wine tycoon Kevin McAlindon deal with his dementia
Kevin McAlindon (79) was well-known as the chairman of Direct Wine Shipments. He and his family were told the devastating news in August 2013 that he had the degenerative condition. "At first when I heard the words vascular dementia I was frightened ...
Belfast Telegraph - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:25

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