Speaking a second language delays dementias, even in the illiterate, study finds
Conducted in Hyderabad, India, the largest study of its kind so far found that speaking two languages slowed the start of three types of dementia — including Alzheimer's disease — by an average of 4.5 years. “Being bilingual is a particularly ...
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Being bilingual pushes back dementia by nearly 5 years: study
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Dementia refers to symptoms such as memory and attention loss, communication difficulty, and decreased visual perception that result from damage to brain cells. Alzheimer's, the most common type of dementia, is the fifth leading cause of death for ...
Alzheimer's, dementia linked to eating habits
... poor nutrition to memory loss. However, new research is changing the way we think about memory disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease, as it shows that a poor diet can drastically increase your risk of developing these disorders later ...
Alzheimer's Society response to call for national dementia database
'If the police and social services were to simply share existing information more effectively, this could go a significant way towards aiding the police and enabling people with dementia to live independently in their own homes. It is also vital that ...
Call for national dementia database
Lloyds Banking Group leads the way for finance sector to become more ...
A landmark guide for banks and insurers to help improve the everyday lives of people affected by dementia is being launched by Lloyds Banking Group and Alzheimer's Society today (30 October). The 'Dementia-friendly financial services charter' has been ...
Step Up, Speak Out About Alzheimer's
Although the U.S. invests $400 million a year in Alzheimer's research, a cure is nowhere in sight. And, until there is one, we must consider how we will continue caring for the rapidly increasing population of Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Thirty ...
Regular exercise can help fight dementia
The Many Faces of Dementia:
A Good Night's Sleep Could Ward Off Alzheimer's
Cheap Alzheimer's test made from peanut butter and ruler
About 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, according to the Alzheimer's Association, with about 13.8 million cases expected by 2050. The disease is marked by declines in cognitive function and memory skills, and people ...
Alzheimer's on the nose
Researchers use peanut butter to detect Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's Smell Test Uses Peanut Butter To Sniff Out The Disease
Horse Therapy Helps Dementia, Alzheimer's Patients On Long Island
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Horse therapy is benefiting dementia and Alzheimer's patients on Long Island. Eight residents of the Bristal Assisted Living Communities have been taking part in a unique program at the stables at HorseAbility on the ...