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Mayo Clinic Study Says Widowhood May Delay Dementia

PHOENIX — A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that the care and support family members give to elderly widows following the death of their spouse may be a factor in delaying dementia. The study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark last week was designed to evaluate [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Summer food safety tips What is wheatgrass? Why is it in my drink? Transcranial magnetic stimulation Don't prejudge Alzheimer's wanderers who may really have a goal Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs)

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Autism spectrum disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Salt craving: A symptom of Addison's disease? Brain aneurysm Vitamin B-12: Can it improve memory in Alzheimer's?

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Cholesterol: What numbers should you aim for? Weightlifting: Best before or after an aerobic workout? Hepatitis C screening Early warning system for recurrent prostate cancer Huperzine A: can it treat Alzheimer's?

Created by Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Join us Saturday, March 29, at 9 a.m. CT, when we cover as much about Alzheimer's disease as we can in one hour! Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., will be with us to discuss a recent study listing Alzheimer's disease as the third-leading cause of death, and he'll comment on [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: 7 Tips To Prevent Memory Loss

Join us Saturday, March 29, at 9 a.m. CT, when we cover as much about Alzheimer's disease as we can in one hour! Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Ronald Petersen, M.D.,Ph.D., will be with us to discuss a recent study listing Alzheimer's disease as the third-leading cause of death, and [...]

Created by McCray

COPD Associated With Increased Risk for Mild Cognitive Impairment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qi41DaFjXM Bottom Line:  A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in older adults was associated with increased risk for mild cognitive impairment (MCI), especially MCI of skills other than memory, and the greatest risk was among patients who had COPD for more than five years. The study is published [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

Diabetes in Middle Age May Lead to Brain Cell Loss Later in Life

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 11, 2014 — People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to have brain cell loss and other damage to the brain, as well as problems with memory and thinking skills, than people who never have diabetes or high blood [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

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