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Common painkillers triple side effects of dementia, study says

Common painkillers have previously been linked to heart risks. Now scientists believe the medication could also triple the side effects of dementia.

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5 Early Signs Of Dementia (And Why Everyone Should Know Them) – HealthyWay

From forgetfulness to sudden mood changes, here's a look at the early symptoms and what to do next.

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'Surprising' study suggests exercise may make dementia worse

Exercise does not slow down mental decline and may even make dementia worse, a new study suggests.

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Pictures: Forgetfulness -- Dementia Symptoms or Normal?

It’s not unusual to have a few “senior moments” as you get older. But how do you know when to be concerned?

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Excessive daytime sleepiness tied to Alzheimer's - CNN

Poor sleep and the risk of dementia go hand in hand, but no one knew which came first -- until now.

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A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

Electrodes threaded into the brains of epilepsy patients enhanced their recall on word tests by about 15 percent.

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Drink Up: New Study Concludes Wine Can Offset Dementia

Wine has an effect on one's glymphatic function, or the way the brain removes toxins like the proteins associated with Alzheimer's.

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This Sleep Pattern Linked To Dementia

Sleep disturbance is common in dementia, but the reason is unclear.

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About one-third of dementia cases could be prevented by actions that begin in childhood, experts say

The first Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care has identified early-, mid- and later-life lifestyle factors that could prevent one-third of the world's dementia cases.

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Common Meds and Dementia: How Strong Is the Link?

Could your chances of getting dementia depend on what’s in your medicine cabinet? WebMD has the details.

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Dementia: 7 Unexpected Ways to Lower You Risk

Certain allergy and insomnia pills are now linked to dementia. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. There ARE ways to lower your risk.

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The Anxiety And Sleeping Drugs Linked to Dementia And Death

Drugs prescribed for anxiety, OCD, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions linked to dementia.

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Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer's disease, says study

Research finds distinctive language deficits in people with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia

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Doll Therapy May Help Calm People With Dementia, But It Has Critics

Hugging a doll can soothe an upset toddler, and some say it can do the same for people with dementia. But critics say this form of therapy infantilizes adults.

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Hogeweyk Is A Village In Netherlands Designed Specifically For People Who Suffer From Dementia - Trendzified

Hogeweyk, a town outside Amsterdam, consists of 150 residents who live in 23 homes and stretches over 3 acres. What a wonderful idea!

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Dementia: 9 Warning Signs Everyone Should Know

Includes: memory problems that are perfectly normal and those which are slightly worrying.

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Can This Brain Exercise Put Off Dementia?

A major new study is believed to be the first to show that a behavioral intervention—a brain exercise called speed training—can reduce dementia risk.

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Can This Brain Exercise Put Off Dementia? - WSJ

A major new study is believed to be the first to show that a behavioral intervention—a brain exercise called speed training—can reduce dementia risk.

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Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you’re intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you’ll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the s

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Dementia: 9 Warning Signs Everyone Should Know

Includes: memory problems that are perfectly normal and those which are slightly worrying.

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Repeat concussion 'can trigger dementia', scientists reveal

Scientists from Massey University, in New Zealand, revealed the long-term effects of repeated minor blows to the head are just as damaging as a single high-grade head trauma.

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Virtual home app to help people with dementia

A new Australian app uses 3D simulations of a home environment to help people living with dementia.

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Dealing with a loved one's dementia and debt

Step in to help mom or dad manage finances at the first signs of bills not being paid and credit cards being run up...

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Idea from Adam Sandler film used to soothe dementia patients - AOL.com

The personal morning video appears to be a new wrinkle in dementia caretaking.