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US deaths from Alzheimer's soar 55 percent since 1999

Added: 25.05.2017 23:56 | 1 views | 0 comments


Deaths from Alzheimer's in America have soared 55 percent since 1999, as the burden of this fatal form of dementia grows and the population ages, a federal health report said Thursday. The study in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report spanned 1999 to 2014. Experts say the data shows more caregivers are needed, along with more resources to help people suffering from Alzheimer's disease, the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.

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Short and long sleep, and sleep disturbances associated with increased risk of dementia and lung cancer

Added: 24.05.2017 13:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

Difficulties in initiating or maintaining sleep at middle-age are associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study. The 20-year follow-up study was conducted among 2,682 men participating the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Study. Shorter or longer sleep than 7–7.5 hours related independently with an increased risk of lung cancer after health behavior, such as smoking, was taken account of. Additionally, a relationship between higher serum copper levels and short sleep duration was observed.

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Phys Ed: A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

Added: 24.05.2017 11:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Regular, brisk walks improved thinking skills in older people with a common form of age-related memory loss.

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The brain starts to eat itself after chronic sleep deprivation

Added: 23.05.2017 23:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Sleep loss in mice sends the brain’s immune cells into overdrive. This might be helpful in the short term, but could increase the risk of dementia in the long run

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Dual gait testing as early predictor of dementia

Added: 23.05.2017 17:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

Gait, or motion testing, while simultaneously performing a cognitively demanding task can be an effective predictor of progression to dementia and eventually help with earlier diagnosis, new research demonstrates.

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Weird Love #18

Added: 23.05.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Weird Love #18
Weird Love's weirdest-and kinkiest-issue yet! More lurid and looney tales of depraved and demented LOL romance! IDW Publishing's Weird Love #18.

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UK PM Theresa May backs down on key election pledge

Added: 22.05.2017 16:51 | 2 views | 0 comments

U-turn on ‘dementia tax’ comes as polls narrow after outcry over social care

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Theresa May backs down on ‘dementia tax’ social care plans

Added: 22.05.2017 15:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

U-turn comes amid narrowing polls after outcry on original manifesto pledge

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Rattled UK PM May forced into 'dementia tax' U-turn after poll lead halves

Added: 22.05.2017 15:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to publicly backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges on Monday after plans to force elderly people to pay more for their social care halved her party's opinion poll lead in just a few days.

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