dementia

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A disease is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain, and the most common form of dementia affecting more than four million Americans today.
In selecting our program participants, we target those residents who can still be directed but have apparent symptoms of Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Dementia residents require more attention in this regard, since they find themselves in increasingly unfamiliar environments due to their declining cognitive abilities.
A quarter of a billion pounds has been pledged towards the UKs first ever Dementia Research Institute (DRI), as 2 major UK charities announced 100 million of new investment today (1 May 2016).
Yet for every pound spent on dementia care, a fraction of a penny is spent on research into defeating the condition.
In an analysis of incidence rates that controlled for other cardiovascular risk factors, patients with AF generally had an increased risk for all types of dementias, compared with matched people without AF.
Of 12,387 individuals who died by 2004, there were 2,566 who had developed dementia.
The false-positive rate of CSF protein 14-3-3 for CJD can be as high as 12%, however, with other causes including vascular disorders, infectious encephalitis, anoxia, malignancy, and even Alzheimer's, Lewy body, and frontotemporal dementias (15,17-21).
The vascular dementia criteria do not consider mixed dementias or silent strokes.
We must never forget that caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias involves more than what I call "body care.
Background: Neurologic abnormalities affecting gait occur early in several types of non-Alzheimer's dementias, but their value in predicting the development of dementia is uncertain.
People who take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol have a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, say two new studies.