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Global dementia cases may triple by 2050 unless risk factors addressed: Study
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Global dementia cases may triple by 2050 unless risk factors addressed: Study

Dementia is currently the seventh leading cause of death worldwide and one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people globally

Girl celebrates Christmas with dementia patients, gifts them dolls; watch the heart-warming video here
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Girl celebrates Christmas with dementia patients, gifts them dolls; watch the heart-warming video here

Reports suggest that soft lifelike baby dolls calm and soothe people suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia. Doll therapy is considered a nondrug treatment

Watch: Woman takes mother diagnosed with dementia on trip to Ireland; viral video leaves netizens in tears
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Watch: Woman takes mother diagnosed with dementia on trip to Ireland; viral video leaves netizens in tears

Stephanie Martin, who took her mother on the trip, said that a few years ago, the doctors had diagnosed the latter with frontal temporal dementia.

Scotland and Manchester United legend Denis Law diagnosed with dementia
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Scotland and Manchester United legend Denis Law diagnosed with dementia

"I have been diagnosed with 'mixed dementia', which is more than one type of dementia, in my case this being Alzheimer's and Vascular dementia," Law said in a statement.

World Hypertension Day 2021: Occasion aims to raise awareness about dangers of high blood pressure
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World Hypertension Day 2021: Occasion aims to raise awareness about dangers of high blood pressure

This year, the theme of World Hypertension Day is ‘Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer’

Dementia risk higher in 50-70 year-olds who sleep for less than six hours, finds study
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Dementia risk higher in 50-70 year-olds who sleep for less than six hours, finds study

Almost 8,000 people participated since 1985 with them either self-reporting their sleep duration or wearing monitors.

Improved heart health in midlife could reduce dementia risk, apathy may be an early warning sign
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Improved heart health in midlife could reduce dementia risk, apathy may be an early warning sign

What’s bad for your heart can be equally bad for your brain and can eventually lead to dementia in later life

Daily intake of cheese, wine linked to decrease in risk of age-related cognitive decline, reveals study
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Daily intake of cheese, wine linked to decrease in risk of age-related cognitive decline, reveals study

The dietary intakes of the participants of this study, however, were self-reported and not clinically supervised or controlled

Sundown syndrome: Dementia symptoms can worsen at night; here's what you can do to manage them
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Sundown syndrome: Dementia symptoms can worsen at night; here's what you can do to manage them

Studies suggest that anywhere between two to over 60 percent dementia patients, whether in nursing homes or their own houses, have sundown syndrome

Wayne Rooney says English football must follow US example and ban children from heading ball
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Wayne Rooney says English football must follow US example and ban children from heading ball

A study carried out in Scotland concluded professional footballers are around three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than the general population.

Within 90 days of testing positive for COVID-19, a person has high risk of developing a mental illness: Oxford
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Within 90 days of testing positive for COVID-19, a person has high risk of developing a mental illness: Oxford

Researchers also found that there was a higher risk of dementia in those who recover from the virus.

Germany legend Gerd Mueller 'slowly passing to the afterlife in sleep' ahead of 75th birthday
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Germany legend Gerd Mueller 'slowly passing to the afterlife in sleep' ahead of 75th birthday

"He spends almost 24 hours a day in bed, he has just the rare moments of being awake," Gerd Muller's wife Uschi told Bild in an article published on Monday.

Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton diagnosed with dementia, claims report
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Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton diagnosed with dementia, claims report

A survivor of the Munich Disaster in 1958 that killed several Manchester United players in a plane crash, Sir Bobby Charlton helped revive the team in the wake of the tragedy.

Dementia and cognitive impairment may increase risk of severe COVID-19, reveals study
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Dementia and cognitive impairment may increase risk of severe COVID-19, reveals study

The study conducted on over 50,000 people in the UK found that the most significant and consistent risk factors of COVID-19 included dementia and cognitive disorders. This risk was only seen in individuals older than 70 years of age

Occupational physical activity not same as work out, can increase risk of dementia by 55%, says study
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Occupational physical activity not same as work out, can increase risk of dementia by 55%, says study

It was found that participants with high occupational physical activity (OPA) levels had a dementia incidence rate of 1.48, which was significantly higher than in people who engaged only in leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) at home or at the gym

Sleeping too much just as bad as insufficient sleep where cognitive decline is concerned, new study shows
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Sleeping too much just as bad as insufficient sleep where cognitive decline is concerned, new study shows

Profound changes in neurological functioning during sleep, as the study shows, have immense effects on mood, memory and cognition.

World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: All you need to know about young-onset dementia and how it manifests
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World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: All you need to know about young-onset dementia and how it manifests

The impact of dementia on a young person, their lives and those around them can be immense and often debilitating.

World Alzheimer's Day: Has the foremost cause of dementia become a public health crisis?
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World Alzheimer's Day: Has the foremost cause of dementia become a public health crisis?

The number of patients with AD is projected to triple by 2050, with much of the growth attributed to the elderly age bracket.

People with PTSD almost twice as likely to suffer from dementia later in life, suggests new study
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People with PTSD almost twice as likely to suffer from dementia later in life, suggests new study

The researchers also said that the risk of dementia among the general population may be higher than what the study suggested due the stigma attached to mental health disorders, reluctance among people to get help, and poor access to mental healthcare facilities

Alcohol-related dementia: How to identify and treat condition that neurotoxicity, vitamin B1 deficiency may cause
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Alcohol-related dementia: How to identify and treat condition that neurotoxicity, vitamin B1 deficiency may cause

What many do not know is that excessive alcohol consumption is also a cause of dementia