Specialties
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High Blood Sugar Levels Put You at 18% Higher Risk for Dementia [VIDEO]

Anthony Cirillo - September 11, 2013

Storytelling Gives Dementia Patients Joy, Improves Medical Student Attitudes
Geriatrics
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Geriatrics
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Storytelling Gives Dementia Patients Joy, Improves Medical Student Attitudes

Tracy Granzyk - August 30, 2013

Earlier this summer I stumbled upon an AM Rounds post, the official blog of the journal, Academic Medicine, entitled

eHealth
189 views

EHRs Now Predict a Connection Between Type 2 Diabetes and Dementia

waxcom - August 25, 2013

Use of electronic health records (EHRs) has begun to skyrocket in the past few years. Currently, 70 percent of family physicians have adopted them in their practices, and…

Screening for Dementia: A Cautionary Tale Yet to Begin
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Screening for Dementia: A Cautionary Tale Yet to Begin

MichaelDouglas1 - July 19, 2013

Posted in Clinical EducationHealthcare Policy & The MediaScience & Research Posted in Clinical EducationHealthcare Policy & The MediaScience & ResearchFirst a disclaimer from the principal investigators: …he…

Alzheimer’s Rate to Triple by 2050
Finance
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Finance
217 views

Alzheimer’s Rate to Triple by 2050

Anthony Cirillo - March 14, 2013

As the population of the United States ages, the number of seniors diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple by 2050. A team of researchers from…

Geriatrics
258 views

Low Physical Activity in Today’s Youth May Mean Increased Dementia Rates in the Future

Anthony Cirillo - June 30, 2012

@kidsfitnessmiami  Women who are physically active at any point over their life have lower risk of cognitive impairment in late-life compared to those who are inactive, but teenage…

Home Health
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Daddy Did WHAT?: Dementia, Sex, and Humor

eCaring - June 6, 2012

Today eCaring welcomes Elaine K Sanchez, a healthcare speaker and author who is passionate about helping others cope with the emotional stress of caregiving. Here she shares how…

Public Health
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Moderate Drinking Might Reduce Dementia But I Don’t Remember

Anthony Cirillo - September 30, 2011

  The occasional glass of wine might actually reduce the risk of dementia, Loyola University's Chicago Stritch School of Medicine analyzed 143 studies conducted since 1977 and found…

Social Media
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Social Media Research Involving Dementia Revving Up (in Norway)

MichaelDouglas1 - September 20, 2011

Sign of the times: social media’s use in increasing interaction among patients with dementia. A researcher, part of a team, is busy at work on a web-based app…

Elderly Women With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk for Dementia
Public Health
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Public Health
173 views

Elderly Women With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk for Dementia

Anthony Cirillo - September 14, 2011

@Comstock, Getty ImagesElderly women with sleep apnea had an 85% higher risk of developing mild cognitive impairment or dementia than elderly women without sleep apnea according to…