Dementia

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.
What Causes Dementia?

Dementia occurs due to loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. It can affect several brain functions such as memory, thinking, language, planning, behavior and judgement. Dementias are usually progressive and worsen with time. They usually are degenerative and non reversible.

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Flavonoid-rich diet slashes type 2 diabetes risk by up to 28%, new study reveals

Flavonoid-rich diet slashes type 2 diabetes risk by up to 28%, new study reveals

Study offers insights into factors influencing older adults to stop driving

Study offers insights into factors influencing older adults to stop driving

Breakthrough study reveals molecular drivers of Alzheimer's progression

Breakthrough study reveals molecular drivers of Alzheimer's progression

AI algorithm maps protein clumping characteristics in neurodegenerative disorders

AI algorithm maps protein clumping characteristics in neurodegenerative disorders

Higher intake of ultra-processed foods linked to increased risk of stroke and cognitive decline

Higher intake of ultra-processed foods linked to increased risk of stroke and cognitive decline

Cognitive decline predicts driving cessation in seniors

Cognitive decline predicts driving cessation in seniors

LMU study identifies dual genetic pathways increasing cardiovascular disease risk

LMU study identifies dual genetic pathways increasing cardiovascular disease risk

Australian scientists explore how harmful bacteria contribute to Alzheimer's

Australian scientists explore how harmful bacteria contribute to Alzheimer's

Understanding the role of oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis

Understanding the role of oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis

Can a coach-supported mobile health intervention reduce dementia risk?

Can a coach-supported mobile health intervention reduce dementia risk?

Donepezil fails to enhance cognitive abilities in breast cancer survivors: Phase III trial results

Donepezil fails to enhance cognitive abilities in breast cancer survivors: Phase III trial results

Mediterranean diet can reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety, study shows

Mediterranean diet can reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety, study shows

Dentist explains the connection between Alzheimer's and oral health

Dentist explains the connection between Alzheimer's and oral health

Denmark study: Air pollution tied to increased risk of dementia

Denmark study: Air pollution tied to increased risk of dementia

Twendee X shows promise in reducing oxidative stress in systemic sclerosis

Twendee X shows promise in reducing oxidative stress in systemic sclerosis

Novel gene-delivery vehicle shows promise for treating brain disorders

Novel gene-delivery vehicle shows promise for treating brain disorders

Genes and age reveal new insights into cognitive variability, study finds

Genes and age reveal new insights into cognitive variability, study finds

Climate change may negatively affect the health of people with brain conditions

Climate change may negatively affect the health of people with brain conditions

Blood pressure medications associated with higher fracture risk among nursing home residents

Blood pressure medications associated with higher fracture risk among nursing home residents

Closed Loop Medicine and Pharmanovia commence OptiZest study for their first precision medicine combination therapeutic

Closed Loop Medicine and Pharmanovia commence OptiZest study for their first precision medicine combination therapeutic

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