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Dementia: Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Dementia category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Dementia: Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment Publications

2016-11-25 : Dementia: Through Their Eyes - Guide to Understanding Dementia : This helpful dementia guide offers in-depth content, that answers questions concerning sleeping patterns, medical support, funding including resources, and organisations to support those affected by dementia.

2015-11-05 : Lewy Body Dementia: Symptoms, Causes, Tests, Treatments & Therapies : General overview of Lewy body dementia, a disease that causes decline in mental abilities and visual hallucinations.

2014-08-08 : Risk of Dementia in People with Mild Cognitive Impairment 400% Higher : Study finds those diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment had four-fold increased risk of developing dementia or Alzheimers compared to cognitively healthy individuals.

2014-05-24 : Dementia Patients Benefit from Holistic Exercise : Pairing cognitive activities with physical movements helps patients and care-givers alike, according to Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.

2013-02-02 : Stem Cells Reverse Dementia : After an activation and concentration process bone marrow stem cells were injected into the cerebral circulation.

2011-09-29 : Making Decisions with Dementia : People with dementia still like to be involved in decision-making but may look to their spouses for help with this process.

2011-03-02 : Alcohol May Help Prevent Dementia : Evidence that light to moderate alcohol consumption may decrease the risk of cognitive decline or dementia.

2011-01-25 : Operation Makes Dementia Patients Smarter : Operation can help patients with dementia caused by white matter changes and hydrocephalus.

2010-12-26 : Problems Handling Money May be an Early Clue to Dementia : Confusion over financial matters may be the most predictable early indication of diminishing capacity or dementia.

2010-12-20 : Guidance is Key to Improve Dementia Care : Dementia is a critical health concern but are the current care services able to offer appropriate support.

2010-12-15 : Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia : More nursing home patients with dementia are seeking hospice care and using it longer.

2010-10-16 : Types of Dementia: Lewy Bodies and Parkinson's Disease Dementia : Alzheimers disease is not the only type of dementia two other forms are dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinsons disease dementia.

2010-09-02 : Link Between PTSD and Dementia : Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder have greater risk for dementia than Veterans without PTSD.

2010-05-20 : Obesity Associated with Dementia and Lower Brain Volume : Excess abdominal fat places healthy middle-aged people at risk for dementia later in life.

2010-05-10 : Dementia Takes Away Meaning of Flavor : Processing of flavor information in patients with semantic dementia.

2010-03-29 : Ethical Guidelines for Dementia Needed : How do we handle ethical dilemmas on adults who can not give their informed consent.

2010-02-24 : Dementia Expected to Become Epidemic in Elderly : Dementia in extreme elderly population expected to become epidemic according to the 90+ study.

2009-11-02 : Dementia Disorder Hereditary : New research shows that a rare brain disorder that causes early dementia is highly hereditary.

2009-09-14 : Communication Problems in Dementia Care : Excessive physical strain in dementia care due to communication problems and misunderstandings.

2009-09-02 : Detecting Pain in People with Dementia : The elderly who suffer from dementia are not able to say when something hurts or is sore.

2009-04-01 : Frontotemporal Dementia: General Overview : Frontotemporal Dementia describes a clinical syndrome associated with shrinking of the frontal and temporal anterior lobes of the brain.

2009-01-23 : Abuse to People with Dementia by Family Carers Common : Half of family carers of people with dementia report abusive behavior towards person they are caring for one third report significant levels of abuse.

2009-01-15 : Seniors Universal Health Care and Dementia : In spite of universal health care seniors in UK are less willing to undergo dementia screening than their counterparts in the US.

2009-01-05 : Causes of Dementia : Many issues can cause dementia but the common thought is that brain cells do not get the nutrients or oxygen they need to maintain good mental functioning.

2009-01-05 : Symptoms of Dementia : Symptoms of dementia can be classified as either reversible or irreversible depending upon the etiology of the disease.

2009-01-05 : Alzheimer's a Type of Dementia : Dementia is not defined as a disease but symptom types that result from neurological impairments caused by different diseases.

2009-01-05 : Dementia Facts and Statistics : The statistics of dementia are staggering with an estimated 24 million people living with some form of dementia worldwide.

2009-01-05 : Dementia and Functional Abilities in Seniors : Dementia in the elderly can produce deficits in functional abilities which affect their independence and safety.

2009-01-05 : 1.7 Million Will Have Dementia by 2051 : Current dementia statistics in the UK shows the costs for looking after people with dementia will cost billions each year.

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