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Cataract surgery in dementia patients may improve vision and slow mental decline. The researchers suggest that quality of life also improved after cataract surgery.
Researcher Dr. Alan Lerner said, “These preliminary results indicate that improved vision can have a… Read More
Blood vessels in the retina may be indicative of brain health years before the onset of dementia. The study found that younger people who score low on intelligence tests tend to be at a higher risk for poorer health… Read More
Fecal incontinence or urinary incontinence diagnosis is more likely in dementia patients. The researchers analyzed data from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database and extracted records for 54,816 people over the age of 60 who were diagnosed with dementia along… Read More
The new report suggests that people who live a sedentary lifestyle are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The findings unveiled that sedentary seniors have a 50 percent higher risk of developing dementia, compared to those exercising regularly.… Read More
Women who take calcium supplements may be at a higher risk for dementia, compared to women who don’t take these supplements. Moreover, the risk is particularly high in women who have already sustained a cardiovascular event resulting in poor blood… Read More
A recent article published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAMA) states that postmenopausal women with heart disease have a higher risk of developing dementia or other forms of decreased brain function.
According to the article, nearly 6,500… Read More
Mental health update 2016: The latest research on mental health has uncovered that teenage brains can reveal future mental health conditions. Brain scans performed on adolescents may reveal a higher risk for mental health disorders like depression, schizophrenia, or bipolar… Read More
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) with a loss of consciousness (LOC) has been found to be associated with later-life Parkinson’s disease, but not Alzheimer’s disease or incident dementia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 1.3 million Americans visit… Read More
Early dementia and Alzheimer’s disease indicators include behavioral changes and poor balance – in addition to memory loss. Although forgetfulness is a common sign of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study shows changes in behavior may be the first red… Read More
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are among the major causes of disability among the elderly. Nearly 40 million people worldwide suffer from dementia. The disease has a physical, psychological, social, and economic impact on those who have it. If you have been touched by… Read More
Research suggests, having a kidney problem is directly related to a brain disorder.
Kidneys are responsible for removing waste from the blood, balancing salt and minerals in the blood, and producing rennin, which helps manage blood pressure. Kidney damage can result in… Read More
July is the National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, so we have compiled a list of our articles that discuss the topics of mental health, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety, dementia, and depression.
One in five Americans experience a mental health… Read More
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