Scientists to explore effectiveness of tadalafil drug to tackle vascular dementia
Experts led by Dr Atticus Hainsworth at St George's, University of London, will explore whether tadalafil, which is a drug in the same class as Viagra, could help prevent vascular dementia by increasing blood flow to the brain. Vascular dementia is the ...
News-Medical.net - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:11

VIAGRA used to treat erectile problems could be used to stave off dementia
Daily Mail - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:25

Researchers to Test Viagra-Style Drug to Combat Vascular Dementia
New Hampshire Voice - Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:33

British pensioners fed 'Viagra' to see if it improves memory
Telegraph.co.uk - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:08

Erectile Dysfunction Drug to Be Tested as Dementia Treatment
PR Newswire (press release) - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:45



'Vascular Dementia Cases on Rise'
Vascular dementia is a common growing threat among the different types of neurological disorders affecting the elderly, which is caused due to lack of oxygen supply to the brain, said Satish Chandra and added that hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, ...
The New Indian Express - Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:33



Dementia is third most common cause of death in UK, research finds
Alzheimer's comprises about two in three cases of dementia, followed by vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies. The findings are contained in the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, an in-depth look at changing patterns of 240 separate ...
The Guardian - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:00

Cause-of-death study shows progress – albeit unequal– and big red flags
Humanosphere - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:39



Ignorance of dementia leaves sufferers isolated at Christmas
“The past six Christmases have drastically changed since my dad was diagnosed with progressive vascular dementia. Without consciously knowing it, the illness has made us both adapt to a different way of life, mainly a distinct change in roles. This is ...
Western Morning News - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:41

Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk – WebMD
Dr. Richard Libman, chief of vascular neurology at North Shore-LIJ Health System in Manhasset, N.Y., said that "narrowing or blockages of tiny blood vessels deep within the brain can give rise to small strokes or tiny amounts of bleeding." These small ...
WebMD - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:41

A word from Dr. Pfenninger: Inflammation is the cause of many chronic diseases
The chronic diseases I am referring to include cardio-vascular and cerebral-vascular disease, arthritis, dementia, cancer and aging. There are numerous “bits of information” out there about all of these diseases, and also about aspirin, and the ...
Midland Daily News - Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:33



Five lifestyle factors are key to cutting risk of dementia, says charity
There are more than 100 types and many causes of dementia. Late-onset Alzheimer's, the disease diagnosed at the age of 65 or later, is the most common form, accounting for approximately two-thirds of dementia cases in the UK. Vascular dementia is the ...
The Guardian - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:00

Can Alzheimer's Disease Be Prevented?
WCVB Boston - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:33



There is life after a dementia diagnosis
Too many people, like my father, who died of the illness just over a year ago, are being let down because of a collective reluctance to admit the scale of our problem. Partly because of the stigma, he wasn't diagnosed with his vascular dementia until ...
The Guardian - Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:56


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