Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: June 2012

How Crossword Puzzles May Keep Alzheimer’s Away
Reading, writing, doing crossword puzzles and solving challenging puzzles may be linked to a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Now…
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Nicotine Patch Sharpens Memory in Those With Mild Cognitive Impairment
Many people use a nicotine patch to help kick the smoking habit. But wearing a nicotine patch may also help…
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Hospital Stays Are Common for Dementia Sufferers
People with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are much more likely to be hospitalized for a range of illnesses…
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Eating Fish Can Protect Against Alzheimer’s
Eating fish has long been linked with heart health. Now new research adds to growing evidence that fish is good…
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Depression Heightens Dementia Risk in People With Diabetes
Depression is a known risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Diabetes, too, has been linked to…
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Silent Strokes Linked to Memory Loss
About a quarter of older adults may suffer from so-called silent strokes, small areas of damaged brain cells that may…
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