U.S. surgeons generals declare dementia a huge public health crisis

U.S. surgeons generals declare dementia a huge public health crisis

As a society, we can do better when it comes to caring for the elderly. Many people go about their daily lives without giving too much thought to the men and women who have paved the way before us, or those who are caring for them. There is a common misguided idea...
The link between low blood pressure and dementia

The link between low blood pressure and dementia

Dementia is a mysterious disorder of the brain. While we don’t fully understand the causes and symptoms just yet, researchers are gaining a lot of traction on understanding what exactly leads to memory impairment in the first place. Every study that is conducted gives...
Study: Walking patterns may help differentiate between dementia types

Study: Walking patterns may help differentiate between dementia types

A new study published by Alzheimer’s & Dementia found a link between the way someone walks, and the specific damage inflicted on their brain’s function due to Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. This link may be able to be used as a clue for diagnosing different...
Study: Anemia could increase risk of dementia

Study: Anemia could increase risk of dementia

Dutch researchers have confirmed initial speculations that anemic patients are more likely to develop dementia later on in life. Over the course of 12 years, the researchers studied 12,305 people without dementia to determine whether or not low hemoglobin levels,...
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