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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.
New review explores relationship between yoga practice and brain health

New review explores relationship between yoga practice and brain health

New insights into the most perplexing medical mysteries associated with schizophrenia

New insights into the most perplexing medical mysteries associated with schizophrenia

The health care promises we cannot keep

The health care promises we cannot keep

Genetic code doesn't dictate whether a person is guaranteed to develop Alzheimer's

Genetic code doesn't dictate whether a person is guaranteed to develop Alzheimer's

Collaborative Frontiers grant to help predict behavior of the brain under metabolic stress

Collaborative Frontiers grant to help predict behavior of the brain under metabolic stress

Tips to keep children safer from household cleaning products

Tips to keep children safer from household cleaning products

Aussies can have their health and eat meat too with new version of Mediterranean diet

Aussies can have their health and eat meat too with new version of Mediterranean diet

Rutgers expert shares holiday tips for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia

Rutgers expert shares holiday tips for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia

Drug used to treat Parkinson’s shows potential as a dementia treatment

Drug used to treat Parkinson’s shows potential as a dementia treatment

As his wife’s caregiver, a doctor discovers what’s missing at health care’s core

As his wife’s caregiver, a doctor discovers what’s missing at health care’s core

Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person visit for people with many neurologic disorders

Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person visit for people with many neurologic disorders

UC study highlights benefits of art intervention for people with dementia

UC study highlights benefits of art intervention for people with dementia

Eating whole fruit could reduce blood pressure for both men and women

Eating whole fruit could reduce blood pressure for both men and women

UC San Diego Health joins national initiative to improve care for seniors

UC San Diego Health joins national initiative to improve care for seniors

New molecular mechanism involved in the regulation of cholesterol movement in cells found

New molecular mechanism involved in the regulation of cholesterol movement in cells found

Study shows potential of hydromethylthionine treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Study shows potential of hydromethylthionine treatment for Alzheimer's disease

NUS researchers make breakthrough by discovering how the brain encodes memories

NUS researchers make breakthrough by discovering how the brain encodes memories

New strategy could help cells get rid of disease-related debris

New strategy could help cells get rid of disease-related debris

Hibernators reveal genetic clues to better understand and treat obesity, metabolic disorders

Hibernators reveal genetic clues to better understand and treat obesity, metabolic disorders

Psychological well-being at 52 years prospectively associated with cognitive function at 69 years

Psychological well-being at 52 years prospectively associated with cognitive function at 69 years