Olena Yakobchuk / Shutterstock There are about 50 million people in the world living with dementia. It’s the umbrella term given to the symptoms caused by various diseases — most commonly Alzheimer’s. A new neck scan could help determine those most at risk, according to a new study. The test measures pulse intensity, which is […]
Vernon Madison has suffered multiple strokes that have left him blind, with dead brain tissue and urinary incontinence, and unable to walk independently or remember the crime that put him on death row three decades ago. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the state of Alabama can legally kill Madison — who […]
AN eye test lasting just seconds could diagnose dementia years before symptoms develop, say scientists.
DEMENTIA: A new research centre dedicated to finding a cure for dementia has been opened at Cardiff University.
DEMENTIA affects around 850,000 people in the UK, and numbers are increasing. Vascular dementia is one of the most common types of the brain disease. But how do you know if symptoms you are experiencing are signs of dementia? Watch out for these five early warning signs.
DEMENTIA signs and symptoms can be difficult to spot because the disease can affect people differently. But scientists have created an AI which they claim can spot Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear.
DEMENTIA currently affects around 850,000 people in the UK and is set to increase to over one million by 2025. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. As dementia numbers continue to rise, how do you know if you’re at risk of Alzheimer’s?
Dementia is the name given to a group of diseases associated with the decline in functioning of the brain. Vascular dementia is just one type of dementia. There are a number of things which can put someone at risk of developing vascular dementia, some which can be avoided, while others are out of our control. […]
ROCKETING care costs for dementia patients should be met by the Government, say campaigners.
Dementia is a syndrome, or a group of related symptoms, associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning. This may include problems with memory loss, thinking speed, mental sharpness, language, understanding, judgement, mood, movement and difficulties carrying out daily activities. There are many different causes of dementia and people often get confused between the difference […]