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Dementia and mild cognitive impairment risk is linked to metabolic syndrome. The study looked at older adults from Singapore and found that those with certain cardiovascular risk factors were more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia over… Read More
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and with so many factors associated with Parkinson’s disease – sleep disorders, Lewy body dementia, and orthostatic hypotension – it’s important that we keep ourselves educated on this progressive neurological disorder. Below is a… Read More
In Parkinson’s disease (PD), dementia risk does not increase with anticholinergic drugs. Other studies have found a greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia associated with the anticholinergic drugs used to treat pain, bladder dysfunction, and mood. In Parkinson’s… Read More
Dementia, delirium, and stoicism hinder pain management in elderly. These factors make it difficult for patients to express how they are feeling, which can create a barrier for providing proper pain management.
The findings come from a study of nurses… Read More
Older adults with dementia face an increased mortality risk due to care transitions. The findings of the study uncovered that moving dementia patients from one place to another or having them stay overnight at a different location led to aggravated… Read More
Severe depression has been linked to dementia in seniors, with both major depression and worsening condition increasing a person’s risk of dementia. The study involved nearly 2,500 seniors in their 70s without any signs of dementia. Participants were monitored for… Read More
Monday April 11 is World Parkinson’s Day 2016, which addresses topics such as Parkinson’s disease symptoms, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease in relation to other health conditions, including rosacea and hepatitis C. Here are Bel Marra Health’s tops stories regarding Parkinson’s… Read More
Parkinson’s disease symptoms and falls can be reduced by common dementia drug along with simple home remedies. Researchers have found that a common dementia drug may help prevent debilitating falls in Parkinson’s disease. The findings showed that Parkinson’s disease patients… Read More
A new study has shown a link between depression and dementia. But is depression the result of dementia, or is it the other way around? Or do both problems develop from the same underlying issues in the brain?
Inquiring minds… Read More
There are a few health awareness events in March, one of them is Brain Awareness Week, which is a worldwide campaign to promote the importance of brain research and raise awareness on brain conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, migraine… Read More
A study, presented during a two-day symposium at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, suggests that pure maple syrup may be beneficial in the prevention of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The findings uncovered that pure maple syrup shows… Read More
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia risk are lower in seniors who exercise as physical activity has been shown to protect brain’s gray matter. A new study found that seniors who exercise regularly have larger amounts of gray matter associated with better… Read More
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