More 90-Plus Women Than Men Prone to Dementia
... according to the study, which found signs of senility
in a full 45 percent of women aged 90 and older ... for these people."
Dementia -- also known as senility
-- refers to the mental confusion that can strike ... unknown.
Researchers know little about how senility
affects the so-called "oldest old" -- people 90 ...
Vitamin Holds Promise for Alzheimer's Disease
... author Kim Green, a researcher at the University of California at Irvine.
Alzheimer's disease affects an estimated 5.2 million Americans, causing senility
and often leading to death. The Alzheimer's Association estimates that the disease will strike one in eight Baby Boomers.
There's no cure for the ...
Being Single in Midlife Could Raise Risk for Dementia Later
... the effects of factors such as weight, physical activity and education, those with partners still had a 50 percent lower risk of showing signs of senility
in later life compared to those who lived alone. Those who stayed single their whole lives had a doubled risk of dementia, while those who were ...
Gene Variant May Contribute to Alzheimer's Disease
... in New York City and member of an international team of scientists that released its findings Wednesday.
Alzheimer's disease, which causes senility
and can lead to death, affects an estimated 5.2 million Americans. The Alzheimer's Association predicted earlier this year that it will strike one in ...
Abdominal Fat Boosts Dementia Risk
... with toxic substances, researcher says
WEDNESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- A potbelly in middle age more than triples the risk of senility
decades later, according to a large study that pinpoints a new link between obesity and dementia.
"The take-home message is that it's not only ...
Temporary Amnesia, Confusion Raise Stroke, Dementia Risk
... months after an incident was 3.5 percent. Patients with non-focal incidents had a 56 percent higher risk of stroke and 59 percent higher risk of senility
than those who didn't experience such a problem.
"Our findings challenge the strong but unfounded conviction that non-focal [incidents] are ...
Gaming Giants Want A Slice Of Brain Training Pie
... are lapping it up. Even Rubik's cube has been selling like hot pancakes. It is a well-known fact that keeping the brain fresh and thinking can avert senility
in addition to a lot of aging diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Brain scientist Kawashima says that people want to train their ...
Stay young the Chinese way
... Humans no longer have to fear of losing the battle against senility
since a group of Chinese scientists announced recently that they have created a highly effective drug to retard the aging process.
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(Senile Dementia ; Cerebro vascular Disease ) ... 's (sometimes referred to as dementia or senility
). Claims that vitamin C is effective for ...
... [Gr.,=forgetfulness], condition characterized by loss of memory for long or short intervals of time. It may be caused by injury , shock , senility
, severe illness, or mental disease . AMNESIA - A partial or complete loss of memory. The spontaneous development of amnesia is referred to ...
... , arrhythmias , enlarged heart Kidney s - Kidney failure Nervous system - Numbness, tingling or weakness from nerve disease ... senility
(Senile Dementia ; Cerebro vascular Disease ) SYMPTOMS" Memory loss in the older years, an inability to reason properly which interferes with ...
... BODY) from its normal attachments, especially the retina , due to shrinkage from degenerative or inflammatory conditions, trauma , myopia , or senility
. Eye Disease s Definitions and Terms ... ...
... foods " and organic ally grown produce. If they were to think about the end stages of organic brain syndrome , also called dementia , or senility
, they might decide that they wouldn't want IV fluid, antibiotic therapy, ... The causes are varied and include: in organic and organic ...
Organic brain syndrome
... brings peace and happiness to it possessor. If they were to think about the end stages of organic brain syndrome , also called dementia , or senility
, they might decide that they wouldn't want IV fluid, antibiotic therapy, ... Mild mental problems are the most common symptom, but any area of ...