Alcohol among biggest risk factors of early-onset dementia: Canadian study

Chronic heavy drinking is the most important and biggest preventable risk factor for every type of dementia, especially early-onset dementia, a new Canadian study has found.The...

Before You Assume It’s Dementia, Make Sure You Aren’t Deficient in...

The storyline of a dementia diagnosis plays out the same way for families across the world. A loved one’s memory begins to worsen slowly,...

6 Nonverbal Dementia Communication Techniques Make Caregiving Easier

Using nonverbal communication tips improves quality of life Communicating with someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be tough without learning some new techniques.The damage in their brain has changed...

Alzheimer’s drug one-step closer to reality after Krembil team signs major...

Dr. Donald Weaver, Director of the Krembil Research Institute and Senior Scientist at UHN, says major deal to develop Alzheimer’s drug shows UHN is...

Access to hearing aids could help fight dementia, says doctor

Hearing loss contributes to dementia and mental decline, according to new medical research by a doctor who plans to begin the first clinical trial...

New Audio Technology Helps Alzheimer’s Patients Reconnect, Triggers Memories & Relieves...

A new enhanced audio technology developed by Alzheimer’s Music Connect can help trigger memories and promote a calm and alert state in Alzheimer’s patients, offering...

Studies Link Some Stomach Drugs to Possible Alzheimer’s Disease and Kidney...

Doctors and patients are grappling with the unsettling finding that chronic use of popular heartburn medicines may be riskier than was thoughtOver-the-counter packages of...

Women deliver baby dolls to elderly dementia, Alzheimer’s patients: ‘I have...

“I can promise you that no matter what you got for Valentine’s Day, mine was way bigger and better than anything you could ever...

5 Tips for Talking With a Person Who Has Alzheimer’s

By Marie MarleyYesterday afternoon, I walked into Mary’s spacious room. Mary is a woman who has few visitors and whom I’ve volunteered to spend a...

Researchers successfully reverse Alzheimer’s disease in mouse model

A team of researchers from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute have found that gradually depleting an enzyme called BACE1 completely reverses the formation...
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