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Dementia linked to midlife weight crisis


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people who are overweight or obese in midlife have 80 pc higher risk of developing dementia, Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia in ... Read more...

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Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption helps stave off dementia


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists have found that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may decrease the risk of cognitive decline or dementia.Estimates from various studies have suggested the prevalence of alcohol-related dementia to be ... Read more...

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Heavy smoking doubles Alzheimer’s risk


October 27th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Middle-aged smokers who puff 40 cigarettes a day more than double their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study shows.The study also found that heavy smoking greatly increased ... Read more...

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Study: Smoking doubles the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia


October 27th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that smoking heavily during midlife increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by more than 150%.The new study that was published ... Read more...

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Smoking Doubles Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Reveals


October 26th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research has revealed that middle-aged people who are chain smokers more than double their chances of developing Alzheimer's disease as well as other kinds ... Read more...

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Heavy smoking in midlife ‘doubles dementia risk’


October 26th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Heavy smoking in middle age is linked to more than double the risk for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia two decades later, according to a new ... Read more...

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How to spot the early signs of dementia


August 8th, 2010 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The early stages of Alzheimer's and other causes of dementia can be difficult to spot, but there are some signs that be useful in spotting the disease. Early signs ... Read more...

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Dementia in diabetics differs from dementia in nondiabetics: Study


July 15th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Researchers say that the cause of dementia in diabetic patients is different from that in non-diabetics.Dementia in some diabetics appears to be caused often by vascular disease in ... Read more...

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Major depression more than doubles dementia risk in diabetic adults


March 6th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that major depression more than doubles the risk of dementia among adults with diabetes.Dementia is the progressive decline of thinking and reasoning abilities. ... Read more...

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Light drinkers less likely to develop dementia


August 27th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 27 (IANS) Light to moderate drinkers are 25 percent less likely to develop dementia than those who abstain from alcohol, according to the latest research. The meta-analysis of 15 research ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking ‘cuts dementia risk’


August 27th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): People who drink up to 28 drinks a week in later life are less likely to develop dementia than people who abstain from alcohol consumption, according to a ... Read more...

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High cholesterol in midlife ‘ups late-life dementia risk’


August 5th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Increased cholesterol levels in midlife significantly increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia later in life, says a new study.The study by researchers at Kaiser Permanente's ... Read more...

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BP drugs could protect against dementia


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A class of blood pressure drugs, called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, could protect older adults against dementia and other impairments in cognitive function, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Most cognitive tests fail to predict Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia


July 9th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Most of the cognitive tests fail to predict whether someone has Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia, say researchers.Both Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia affect learning and memory, behaviour ... Read more...

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Five cups of coffee a day ‘keeps Alzheimer’s at bay’


July 6th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Coffee drinkers have yet another reason to relish their favourite drink - it can protect against Alzheimer's disease, say researchers.The research team from University of South Florida has ... Read more...

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Scientist calls for more research into vitamin D’s link with Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia


May 27th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Based on an analyses of previous studies, a research article suggests that further investigation into Vitamin D deficiency's possible direct or indirect linkages with Alzheimer's disease and vascular ... Read more...

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Patients with irregular heartbeat 44pct more likely to develop Alzheimer’s


May 16th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study from Intermountain Medical Centre in Salt Lake City has found that people with atrial fibrillation, a fairly common heart rhythm disorder, are 44 percent more ... Read more...

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Controlling blood pressure may reduce dementia risk by 13%


July 8th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Keeping your blood pressure under control can dramatically lower the chances of developing dementia, say a new study.This study was conducted by a team of researchers at ... Read more...

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Study links low childhood IQ to dementia


June 26th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Lower IQ in children is a possible risk factor for vascular dementia later in life, according to a new study. Vascular dementia is the most common kind of ... Read more...

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Low childhood IQ linked to dementia in old age


June 26th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A persons IQ in childhood may predict his or her odds of getting a common form of dementia in old age, according to a new study.Researchers at ... Read more...

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High cholesterol in mid-life ups Alzheimer’s risk


April 17th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Having high cholesterol levels in early 40s may increase a persons susceptibility to Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study."Our findings show it would be best ... Read more...

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Folate deficiency may triple dementia risk in elderly people


February 5th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that folate deficiency may triple the risk of developing dementia among elderly people.For the study, the researchers followed the development of dementia ... Read more...

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A regular walk and moderate exercise lowers dementia risk


December 20th, 2007 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20(ANI): Regular walk and a moderate exercise can lower an elderly persons risk of developing vascular dementia, the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimers disease, says a study.In ... Read more...

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