Older adults with atrial cardiopathy may have higher dementia risk
Older adults with atrial cardiopathy (a major, often undetected cardiac cause of stroke) may be at increased risk of developing dementia, according to new research led by Johns...
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Leisure activities may help lower the risk of dementia
Leisure activities, such as reading a book, doing yoga and spending time with family and friends, may help lower the risk of dementia, according to a new meta-analysis...
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Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Community Compact, Mass Cultural Council
The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to promote the following funding opportunities that advance inclusive age- and dementia friendly communities: Community...
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The best ways to ward off dementia revealed, according to science
A meta-analysis involving 38 studies and 2.1million people has ranked hobbies in terms of their effect at protecting against dementia.
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Dementia Risk and Heart Defects: Are They Related?
The new study suggests that the state of atrial cardiopathy leading to dementia s is not a result of atrial fibrillation or stroke alone.
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NIH to fund development, testing of robots to aid in Alzheimer's disease care
The University of New Hampshire announced it will receive a 5-year, $2.8 million grant from NIH to develop and test social assistive robots to elevate at-home care for people...
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Atrial cardiopathy confers elevated risk for dementia
Atrial cardiopathy was associated with increased risk for dementia, according to new data from the ARIC cohort study. There was little mediation of the effect by atrial...
9 hours ago - Healio - 3 articles
Abnormal size or functioning in the heart's left atrium may increase dementia risk
Structural or functional abnormalities within the heart's left atrium, with or without symptoms, may increase a person's risk of developing dementia later in life by 35%...
9 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
A simple heart scan may predict if you're at risk of dementia in the next 10 years, study finds
John Hopkins University in Baltimore researchers found people with abnormalities in their left atrium were a third more likely to develop dementia - even if they showed no sign...
9 hours ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Counterintuitive Findings for Novel Intervention in Dementia
Despite early promise in a pilot trial, home-based sensory support did not improve quality of life in people with dementia and their caregivers. Medscape Medical News
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Scientists discover new target for treatment of premature aging disorders
A stretch of DNA that hops around the human genome plays a role in premature aging disorders, scientists at the Salk Institute and King Abdullah University of Science and...
Risk for acute liver injury low after COVID-19 vaccination, more common...
Receiving an mRNA or inactivated COVID-19 vaccine did not increase the risk for acute liver injury, according to a study published in Journal of Hepatology. Initial testing of...
Foley on radar as Wallabies' No.10 hunt on for young and old
Following Quade Cooper's latest long-term injury, Bernard Foley is set to spend time in the Wallabies' set-up along with a pair of young Waratahs.
WA records another monkeypox case as state eyes vaccine roll-out
WA Health confirmed the new case was not linked to the state's first case which was announced last week.
Serena wipes away tears following loss to Bencic
An emotional Serena Williams has wiped away tears after losing to Belinda Bencic in Toronto.
UTSW scientists discover mechanism of RNA capping by SARS-CoV-2 virus
A team led by UT Southwestern researchers has identified how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, builds a structure called the RNA cap that's critical for successful...
Kindergartner in Louisiana allegedly forced out of school because her...
A married same-sex couple in Louisiana was allegedly told their newly adopted daughter could not attend kindergarten at a religious school.
Suspect arrested in 1982 cold case murder of Californian teen
A 75-year-old man was arrested last week and charged in the 1982 rape and murder of a teenage girl in California after DNA connected him to the scene.
LIV Golf to bring tournaments to Australia
Greg Norman's LIV Golf Series is planning to bring several events to Australia, with Sydney and Queensland two destinations.
Queensland poised to host massive wind farm precinct under $160m deal
The state's Southern Downs renewable energy zone will receive a $160 million federal investment for new infrastructure to connect power generated from wind farms to the grid.