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'Preacher' season 2 makes 'Game of Thrones' seem like 'Downton Abbey'

Added: 23.06.2017 7:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

"Preacher" star Graham McTavish on how season 2 raises the stakes of the demented AMC and Amazon action series.

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Interventions to prevent cognitive decline, dementia

Added: 22.06.2017 19:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cognitive training, blood pressure management for people with hypertension, and increased physical activity all show modest but inconclusive evidence that they can help prevent cognitive decline and dementia, but there is insufficient evidence to support a public health campaign encouraging their adoption, says a new report.

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Predicting cognitive deficits in people with Parkinson's disease

Added: 21.06.2017 14:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Parkinson's disease is commonly thought of as a movement disorder, but after years of living with the disease, approximately 25 percent of patients also experience deficits in cognition that impair function. A newly developed research tool may help predict a patient's risk for developing dementia and could enable clinical trials aimed at finding treatments to prevent the cognitive effects of the disease.

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Extra-virgin olive oil preserves memory, protects brain against Alzheimer's

Added: 21.06.2017 10:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Mediterranean diet is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil. In a new study, the researchers show that consumption of extra-virgin olive oil protects memory and learning ability and reduces the formation of amyloid-beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain -- classic markers of Alzheimer's disease.

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Queen's Speech: Ground laid for dropping 'dementia tax'

Added: 21.06.2017 8:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Queen's Speech promises reform of social care, but stops short of spelling out how.

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Chronic pain linked to increased risk of dementia in study of older adults

Added: 07.06.2017 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that older people with persistent pain show quicker declines in memory as they age and are more likely to have dementia years later, an indication that...

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