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VR providing a lift for dementia patients

Added: 23.02.2018 15:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

For 93-year-old Daphne Padfield, a dementia sufferer in an English care home, the arrival of a virtual reality headset offered a window back to the day in 1953 when Britain crowned its new queen.

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From: www.news.com.au

Music and art stop dementia from stealing everything we cherish

Added: 22.02.2018 21:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Dementia may not rob us of everything we cherish – a Wellcome project and a community choir have some great news about the role of art and music

From: www.newscientist.com

Brain liquefaction after stroke is toxic to surviving brain

Added: 21.02.2018 16:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

Researchers suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

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From: www.sciencedaily.com

Creative couples' intervention significantly helps people with Alzheimer's communicate

Added: 21.02.2018 12:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner's decline in the ability to communicate because of dementia is frightening and frustrating. Communication strategies they've used before simply don't work anymore. By getting creative, an in-home intervention to support couples affected by dementia is showing that 'practice does make perfect,' both for the caregiver and the care receiver or person with dementia, and can improve their communication behaviors in just 10 weeks.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing: study

Added: 21.02.2018 11:04 | 0 views | 0 comments


Chronic heavy drinking is a major risk factor for all types of dementia, especially early onset of the disease, according to a study published Wednesday in The Lancet Public Health. Researchers examining more than 57,000 cases of early-onset dementia in France found that well over half were either alcohol-related, or accompanied by an additional diagnosis of alcohol abuse. Overall, alcohol use disorders were associated with a three-fold higher risk of all types of dementia.

From: www.yahoo.com

Boozy brain

Added: 21.02.2018 10:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

What do we know about the risks of dementia from drinking alcohol?

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Brain liquefaction after stroke is toxic to surviving brain

Added: 21.02.2018 4:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

Tags: Dementia, Cher
From: www.sciencedaily.com

Higher risk of dementia for adults with congenital heart disease, study shows

Added: 21.02.2018 4:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new study is believed to be the first to show a higher risk of dementia in adults who were born with heart disease. The study of more than 10,000 adult with congenital heart disease (CHD) in Denmark discovered a particularly increased risk for early dementia in middle-age adults.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

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