DEMENTIA is an umbrella term for a range of progressive diseases that affect the brain. There’s currently no cure, but research is looking into what causes the condition. A lack of sleep can accelerate brain damage caused by Alzheimer’s, a new study has warned.
An expert panel has released a report outlining the best ways to tackle the growing incidence of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia among Canadians as a basis for a national strategy on the progressive brain diseases.
VASCULAR dementia symptoms can start suddenly, or develop over a long period of time. The condition is at the centre of new BBC drama ‘Care’, starring Sheridan Smith, this evening. but what is vascular dementia, and what are the causes and signs to look out for?
EATING a handful of hazelnuts a day can help ward off Alzheimer’s disease, new research has found.
DEMENTIA diet: Researchers found mice fed an unrestricted low protein, high carbohydrate diet showed improvements in overall health and brain health, as well as learning and memory.
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.