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More or less than seven hours sleep has a lung cancer risk

Added: 24.05.2017 13:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found too little, or excessive, sleep raises our dementia risk by 1.5 times as it reduces the volume of the brain region associated with memory.


Dementia patients should have GPS trackers, expert says 

Added: 24.05.2017 10:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

Professor June Andrews, who used to head the dementia studies at Stirling University, Scotland, is in favour of trackers and thinks they could potentially save lives.


The brain starts to eat itself after chronic sleep deprivation

Added: 23.05.2017 23:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Sleep loss in mice sends the brain’s immune cells into overdrive. This might be helpful in the short term, but could increase the risk of dementia in the long run

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Cera is building an AI for social care decision support

Added: 23.05.2017 12:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Can AI overhaul the social care system? That's the pitch underpinning UK home care provider Cera's plans. The startup has today taken the tiniest baby steps to launch an AI chatbot that it hopes will, at an unspecified point in future, be able to assist carers with recommendations for home care of people with conditions such as dementia.


Family history of dementia ups risk of developing disease

Added: 23.05.2017 10:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

But a breakthrough study from a team of scientists from Iowa State University has found that one gene had a 'dramatic difference' in its impact on memory and cognitive function.


Weird Love #18

Added: 23.05.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Weird Love #18
Weird Love's weirdest-and kinkiest-issue yet! More lurid and looney tales of depraved and demented LOL romance! IDW Publishing's Weird Love #18.

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Rattled UK PM May forced into 'dementia tax' U-turn after poll lead halves

Added: 23.05.2017 7:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges on Monday to force elderly people to pay more for their social care after her party's opinion poll lead halved in just a few days. Six opinion polls published in the past three days have all shown the Conservative Party's lead over the opposition Labour Party narrow by between 2 and 9 percentage points, though all project May will win the election. May said Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and other opponents had tried to scare the elderly by spreading "fake claims" about her plan to transfer more of the cost from taxpayers to recipients who can afford to fund care themselves.

How to eat well with dementia

Added: 22.05.2017 22:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

Rob Hobson, a British nutritionist who teaches nutrition classes at care homes, explains how to spot malnutrition in older people and how to help keep your loved-ones with dementia nourished.


'Be honest' Andrew Neil grills Theresa May over 'half-baked' 'dementia tax' U-turn

Added: 22.05.2017 21:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

ANDREW NEIL took Theresa May to task after her Conservative party performed a drastic U-turn in social care policy amid a furious backlash at her proposed 'dementia tax’.


Theresa May insists 'NOTHING has changed' after being accused of 'dementia tax' U-turn

Added: 22.05.2017 20:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

THERESA May today sought to quell concerns about plans to make some elderly people pay more for their care by offering to limit the total amount of money anyone will have to fork out.


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