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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

Tuesday Q and A: Many conditions result in dementia, but Alzheimer’s is most common

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-to-day activities. Many conditions can result in dementia, but [...]

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Anesthesia and Dementia: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. David Warner comments on a recent study that looked into possible links between anesthesia for surgery and the development of dementia. To listen, click the link below. Anesthesia and Dementia

Created by Joel Streed

Forma atípica de doença de Alzheimer pode estar presente em um grande número de pacientes, diz a Mayo Clinic

JACKSONVILLE, Flórida — Neurocientistas da Clínica Mayo de Jacksonville, Flórida, definiram um subtipo de doença de Alzheimer (DA) que não é bem identificada, nem tratada apropriadamente.   http://youtu.be/w4xQeNQVFoc A forma variante de Doença de Alzeimer que não afeta o hipocampo, representa 11% de um total de 1.821 casos de cérebros [...]

Created by Nancy Skaran

Forma atípica de la enfermedad de Alzheimer puede estar presente en un grande número de pacientes

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Neurocientíficos de la Clínica Mayo en Jacksonville, Florida, han definido un subtipo de la enfermedad de Alzheimer (EA), que dicen no es ni reconocido ni tratado adecuadamente. http://youtu.be/w4xQeNQVFoc La variante de la enfermedad de Alzheimer que no afecta el hipocampo, conformó el 11% de los 1.821 cerebros [...]

Created by Nancy Skaran

Atypical Form of Alzheimer’s Disease May be Present in a More Widespread Number of Patients, Mayo Clinic Says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Neuroscientists at Mayo Clinic in Florida have defined a subtype of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that they say is neither well recognized nor treated appropriately. http://youtu.be/w4xQeNQVFoc The variant, called hippocampal sparing AD, made up 11 percent of the 1,821 AD-confirmed brains examined by Mayo Clinic researchers — suggesting [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

Mayo Clinic study points to modifiable risk factors of mild cognitive impairment

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Apathy and agitation among otherwise healthy senior citizens may be an early sign of a condition leading to dementia, according to a study from Mayo Clinic published this month in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Mayo researchers conducted a five-year prospective study to estimate the effect of [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Depression and Dementia

Depression and Dementia

Created by Shawn Bishop

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