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Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: study
Environment

Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: study

  Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday.…
Project We Forgot: Taking Care of Young Caregivers
Society

Project We Forgot: Taking Care of Young Caregivers

By Charmaine Ng for The Straits Times After her father was diagnosed with early onset dementia at age 54, Melissa…
Ageing Japan faces dementia healthcare crisis
Society

Ageing Japan faces dementia healthcare crisis

Kanemasa Ito compares caring for his wife Kimiko to waging a daily war with the devil. The woman he loved…
Sauna bathing could be linked to lower risk of dementia in men
Health & Fitness

Sauna bathing could be linked to lower risk of dementia in men

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland has found that frequent sauna bathing may be linked to a…
More evidence that brain training can help fight dementia
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More evidence that brain training can help fight dementia

Australian researchers have found that computer-based brain training can improve memory and mood in older adults with mild cognitive impairment,…
New research names environmental factors that can increase the risk of dementia
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New research names environmental factors that can increase the risk of dementia

 A new review of research has created a shortlist of everyday environmental factors that may increase the risk of developing…
Study shows worsening depression may be dementia cue
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Study shows worsening depression may be dementia cue

People over 54 who suffer from steadily-worsening depression may run a higher risk of developing dementia, according to new research…
Scientists identify protein key to Alzheimer’s treatment
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Scientists identify protein key to Alzheimer’s treatment

A protein that appears to be key in the development of Alzheimer's disease has been identified by scientists who say…
Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050
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Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050

The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, a…
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