Dementia

Drinking Tea Daily Linked To Lower Risk Of Dementia In Elderly

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Daily consumption of tea can lower the risk of dementia in elderly by up to 50 percent, a new study suggests. According to a study conducted by the National University of Singapore (NUS), tea leaves contain bioactive compounds that can help protect the brain from …

Too Much or Lack of Sleep Linked to Dementia

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People who sleep too much or too little during night are at higher risk of dementia, new study finds. American researchers have found that older women who sleep five hours or less a night over a five-year period suffered lower scores in reasoning and vocabulary …

Resistance Training May Prevent Dementia Risk

resistance training may prevent dementia risk

In addition to build muscle mass, resistance training may also help prevent the onset of dementia, a new study suggests. Researchers in Canada have found that resistance training such as weight lifting could increase a person’s performance in tests on attention, memory, and conflict resolution …

How to Treat Dementia

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Dementia is a condition characterized by a chronic decline in mental abilities or cognitive functions such as memory, thinking, learning, reasoning and language. Currently, there is no cure for dementia. The goal of dementia treatment is to control the symptoms of dementia and improve their …

Dementia Symptoms

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Symptoms of dementia vary depending on the cause and the area of the brain that is affected. They are usually developed gradually over many months. They begin mildly and gets worse over time. Short term memory loss is the early sign of dementia. People with …

Dementia Causes and Risk Factors

Dementia Causes and Risk Factors

Dementia is not a specific disease, but rather a group of symptoms caused by a number of different disorders that affect the brain. The symptoms include loss of memory, changes in mood, personality and behavior. People with dementia may have trouble controlling their emotions or …

Walking Speed Could Indicate Early Stages of Dementia

walking speed could indicate early stages of dementia

Changes in walking speed in late life could indicate early stages of dementia known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a recent study suggests. Scientists from Oregon Health and Science University made the potentially useful link between walking speed and cognitive decline of 93 elderly participants …