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Age-related memory loss vs. dementia

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 09:22 AM
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There are times when we can’t remember where we placed our keys or the TV remote, or when we realize we have forgotten a person’s name. It can be embarrassing, and not something anyone would like to happen to them,… Read More

Wearable devices used to help detect dementia

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 02:00 PM
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Professor Rhonda Au of Boston University is developing a new way to detect the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease through the use of wearable devices. These digital devices are designed to collect data from individuals over a period of… Read More

Postmenopausal hormone therapy may help prevent dementia

By: Devon Andre | Monday, February 20, 2017 - 08:00 AM
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The University of Eastern Finland has found an association between postmenopausal estrogen-based hormone therapy and a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is one of the most prevalent forms of dementia, especially among women, so these findings indicate that the… Read More

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