Report: Nearly 47 Million People Now Have Dementia
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Report: Nearly 47 Million People Now Have Dementia

LONDON (AP) — Health researchers say there are now nearly 47 million people living with…

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Assisted Living Residents with Dementia Receiving Too Many Antipsychotics, GAO Says
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Assisted Living Residents with Dementia Receiving Too Many Antipsychotics, GAO Says

  (McKnight’s) – Government investigators are calling for greater scrutiny of antipsychotics use among dementia…

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Dementia ‘Linked’ to Common Over-the-Counter Drugs
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Dementia ‘Linked’ to Common Over-the-Counter Drugs

  (BBC) – All of the types of medication in question are drugs that have…

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Study: US Alzheimer’s Rate Seems to be Dropping
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Study: US Alzheimer’s Rate Seems to be Dropping

MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer The rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is…

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Ex Bears QB Jim McMahon Opens Up About Dementia
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Ex Bears QB Jim McMahon Opens Up About Dementia

ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Jim McMahon would leave home and forget…

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Study Suggests Link Between Cynicism and Dementia
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Study Suggests Link Between Cynicism and Dementia

  (BBC) – People who have a cynical distrust of others, and think their motives…

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‘Opt for a Jog, Not a Crossword’ to Protect Against Dementia
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‘Opt for a Jog, Not a Crossword’ to Protect Against Dementia

[Telegraph] Those attempting to protect themselves against dementia should put down the crossword and go…

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Blood Test May Predict Alzheimer Disease
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Blood Test May Predict Alzheimer Disease

[Clinical Advisor] HealthDay News — A blood test has been developed that can predict with…

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Ask Alma
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Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist   Frustrated by Dementia   Dear Alma, I need advice…

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Lower Blood Sugar May Be Good for the Brain, Study Shows
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Lower Blood Sugar May Be Good for the Brain, Study Shows

[Los Angeles Times] People with elevated blood sugar levels – even those not high enough…

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