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Wearable devices used to help detect dementia

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 02:00 PM
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Professor Rhonda Au of Boston University is developing a new way to detect the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease through the use of wearable devices. These digital devices are designed to collect data from individuals over a period of… Read More

Postmenopausal hormone therapy may help prevent dementia

By: Devon Andre | Monday, February 20, 2017 - 08:00 AM
Postmenopausal hormone therapy help prevent dementia

The University of Eastern Finland has found an association between postmenopausal estrogen-based hormone therapy and a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is one of the most prevalent forms of dementia, especially among women, so these findings indicate that the… Read More

Why it’s so important to get your hearing checked

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, February 17, 2017 - 10:08 AM
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Acknowledging that you have trouble hearing can be quite difficult… Hearing loss is usually associated with older age – and who wants to admit they’re old? Unfortunately, declining hearing ability is the harsh reality of becoming older, but it doesn’t… Read More

Can mushrooms prevent Alzheimer’s?

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Monday, January 30, 2017 - 05:30 AM
Can mushrooms prevent Alzheimer’s

New research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food has shown that the bioactive components of certain edible and medicinal mushrooms may aid in the prevention and delay of dementia. Researchers from the University of Malaya have suggested that the… Read More

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