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Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a descriptive term for a collection of symptoms that can be caused by a number of disorders that affect the brain. People with dementia have significantly impaired intellectual functioning that interferes with normal activities and relationships. They also lose their ability to solve problems and maintain emotional control, and they may experience personality changes and behavioral problems, such as agitation, delusions, and hallucinations.
Researchers study benefits of vitamin B12 in Marmite

Researchers study benefits of vitamin B12 in Marmite

Newly-discovered mechanism for compound may help prevent neurologic damage

Newly-discovered mechanism for compound may help prevent neurologic damage

Digitising health records could have positive impact on diagnosis and treatment of illnesses

Digitising health records could have positive impact on diagnosis and treatment of illnesses

Common neurological diseases pose serious annual financial burden for the U.S.

Common neurological diseases pose serious annual financial burden for the U.S.

New analysis shows correlation between testosterone-lowering therapy for prostate cancer and dementia

New analysis shows correlation between testosterone-lowering therapy for prostate cancer and dementia

Radiology Asia focuses on using state-of-art imaging to deliver improved clinical outcomes

Radiology Asia focuses on using state-of-art imaging to deliver improved clinical outcomes

People with dementia have right to cognitive rehabilitation, says expert

People with dementia have right to cognitive rehabilitation, says expert

Researchers use machine learning approach to accurately predict risk of depression

Researchers use machine learning approach to accurately predict risk of depression

SNIFF study to examine safety, efficacy of nasal insulin for treating Alzheimer’s disease

SNIFF study to examine safety, efficacy of nasal insulin for treating Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers report discovery of new gene linked to Tau accumulation in AD

Researchers report discovery of new gene linked to Tau accumulation in AD

New gene linked to Tau pathology

New gene linked to Tau pathology

Study finds minimal differences in intensity of hospice services across different settings

Study finds minimal differences in intensity of hospice services across different settings

Researchers develop novel genetic score to calculate age-specific risk of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop novel genetic score to calculate age-specific risk of Alzheimer's disease

UC researchers advocate ‘precision medicine’ approach to studying and treating Parkinson's disease

UC researchers advocate ‘precision medicine’ approach to studying and treating Parkinson's disease

Study: Unsaturated fatty acid metabolism associated with progression of Alzheimer's disease

Study: Unsaturated fatty acid metabolism associated with progression of Alzheimer's disease

Poor smell linked to higher risk of early mortality

Poor smell linked to higher risk of early mortality

Insulin resistance linked to more rapid decline in cognitive performance

Insulin resistance linked to more rapid decline in cognitive performance

Research findings suggest potential strategies to combat IBMPFD and other degenerative diseases

Research findings suggest potential strategies to combat IBMPFD and other degenerative diseases

Supplemental use of vitamin E and selenium did not forestall dementia, study finds

Supplemental use of vitamin E and selenium did not forestall dementia, study finds

Australian researchers use new technique to provide estimate of dementia rates among older women

Australian researchers use new technique to provide estimate of dementia rates among older women