The following articles have the tag dementia
A poor sense of smell can signal cognitive decline, but ‘smell training’ could help.
Scientists label dementia finding as ‘potentially groundbreaking’.
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New findings suggest more daily movement can prevent dementia in older adults.
A fungus previously perceived as harmless has been linked to memory problems.
Yale University researchers may have created a drinkable cure for Alzheimer’s.
Researcher seeks urgent probe into risk and review of sterilisation procedures.
New study puts focus on need to prepare and plan for big spike in sufferers.
Music soothes the soul and, so it seems, people with dementia. But how?
Ultrasound can predict onset 10 years before symptoms appear, say researchers.
You told us what medications you take and we reckon you are mostly a healthy ...
Cognitive decline can be predicted a decade early, dementia researchers say.
A new study suggests the seasons can affect mental health.
Health issues suffered during pregnancy have been linked to later dementia.
Women are more likely to develop dementia, Parkinson’s disease or have a stroke.
While heart attacks are on the decline, dementia-related deaths are climbing.
Often simple aids or gadgets can assist someone with memory loss to manage better at ...
Focus on Alzheimer’s disease is growing around the world.
An Advance Care Directive is vital to ensure this slow death is not your fate.
Exciting new technology aims to help dementia patients tick off their bucket lists.
A drug used to treat liver disease could help to restore cells damaged by Alzheimer's.
A history of recent strokes more than doubles the risk of dementia, study finds.
Lost your sense of smell? Your nose can tell if you are sick.
Mary-Anne asks if there will be a dementia cure in her lifetime.
Dementia research takes new turn as researchers flag the problems with fear campaigns.
Anne is confused and wants to know the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Japanese scientists have discovered that ultrasound may help to cure dementia.
Dr Troye advises Rob on his concerns about his wife.
A common sleep disorder has been identified as a possible cause of dementia.
Memory centres and registry of trial volunteers reinforces hunt for a cure.
A key treatment doctors prescribe to slow the progress of dementia does not work.
UK research reveals a common midlife condition is linked to dementia.
Dementia researchers may have found a drug that can reverse memory deficits.
Research pinpoints the critical life stage when prevention tactics should start.
Regular singers have been found to have better mental health and memory.
Do you dare try this common ingredient in your drinks cabinet to block Alzheimer’s?
Program seeks to build understanding and reduce isolation.
The power of a story to revive distant memories.
Don’t take a chance, these simple strategies can help.
Study finds that too much sugar could be adversely affecting memory.
Having a plan in case of dementia is a smart move for you and your ...
Forgetfulness might be normal or it might be something more serious.
Potentially unnecessary medication use increases in newly diagnosed dementia cases.
Dementia will have dire consequences for financial decision making, report says.
Simulator to give drivers precious practice time off-road.
Up to 50 per cent of dementia cases can be attributed to modifiable lifestyle factors.
A blood test may detect Alzheimer's disease long before symptoms appear.
Older men and women can generate just as many new brain cells as younger people.
Study focuses on an everyday practice that could show start of disease.
Researchers have discovered an explanation for why some elderly people get lost.
Report slams a culture of secrecy where process was ignored.
Luckily, there’s a way to delay or reduce your risk of dementia by one-third.
Scientists develop a simple and cheap blood test to help identify people with dementia.
An Australian university calculates the true cost of dementia care in Australia.
Geriatricians warn antipsychotics are causing early death for dementia patients.
Are there video games that can keep your mind healthy?
A drug developed for diabetes could be used to treat Alzheimer's.
Dementia Australia disappointed with Government’s response to dementia report.
Lifelong singles and widowers seem to be at heightened risk of dementia.
Too much sugar in your diet could cause obesity, diabetes and, now, dementia.
Melbourne researchers this week uncovered 28 deaths in Australian nursing homes.
Electrical stimulation could be used to treat memory disorders.
Few people understand the real nature of dementia.
Feeling forgetful? Here are 10 simple tips to allay absentmindedness.
Beloved chef Maggie Beer unveils her new science-backed dementia diet.
What is cognitive reserve and what does it have to do with preventing dementia?
Having a sound slumber may protect your brain from dementia.
A link has been found between a poor sense of smell and the chance of ...
School children in frontline to battle dementia stigma.
Preventing the onset of Alzheimer’s could be as simple as switching on a light.
Why do people with dementia and their carers feel strongly disconnected from society?
Scientists discover the gene that contributes to Alzheimer’s disease.
Dementia risk factors can be managed with lifestyle changes or medical treatments.
New study discovers link between sugar-free drinks and dementia.
Scientists have developed a simple test that can predict how close you are to death.
We are all forgetful sometimes, but that doesn’t mean it’s dementia.
With the use of scans and a clever algorithm, the CSIRO can now detect cancer ...
Recent studies link some everyday medications to brain function.
Australians are using video games to deal with health issues such as stress and dementia.
New therapy appears to slow possible progression of brain disease.
Here is what we know about Alzheimer's, and what is yet to be uncovered.
Guess which state is home to Australia’s first dementia-friendly airport?
Today is World Alzheimer’s Day so we are separating the myths from the facts.
Women have a higher risk than men of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
It doesn’t just affect memory: Alzheimer’s also has a physical affect on your body.
Early detection is the best way to halt the progress of Alzheimer’s.
A new US study uncovers new information about the warning signs of dementia.
Everyone loves a good game, but can they help stave off Alzheimer’s?
Taking an early dementia test may lead to treatment to help slow down deterioration.
We know the two big killers for women, but what else should be on your ...
Drinking at least one diet soft drink per day may increase your risk of stroke ...
An aged care home using VR as entertainment made an unexpected discovery.
Legal expert Rod Cunich helps Rob deal with threats of disinheritance.
Your dizzy spells may lead to dementia or cognitive decline.
Keeping your mind active is as important as looking after your overall health.
Managing money and finances for someone with dementia is fraught with legal issues.
Living near a main road can increase your risk of dementia.
For those with Alzheimer’s disease, this extended period of contact can be very enriching.
Following the five pillars of brain health will help you maintain a healthy brain.
Imagine if the ability to get behind the wheel was taken away from you?
Find out if your brain is healthy and how you can improve its function.
A Dutch study finds that severe depression could lead to dementia.
Memory loss: When should you keep it to yourself, and when should you speak up?
These five tips will help you manage your money when suffering memory loss.
A breakthrough could see a vaccine targeting dementia produced within three to five years.
New blood test can accurately detect Alzheimer’s 10 years before symptoms.
A new study shows that the brain’s response to infections could be the cause of ...
Of all the calls to the National Dementia Helpline, only one in five callers are ...
This information can help you live a longer, healthier life.
Those who follow the MIND diet can lower their risk of dementia by as much ...
A new use for aspirin seems to pop up daily. So, should you be taking ...
Human trials for a drug that may slow the ageing process will start next year.
A link has been found between hearing loss and a reduction in brain size.
Midlife obesity has been linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
The stigma attached to dementia is the number one concern for people living with the ...
According to recent research, a lack of friendship can increase your risk of dementia.
Would postponing your retirement help with maintaining your mental acuity?
Leon reviews the film Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore.
A Victorian hospital has commenced trials for a breakthrough dementia drug.
Could aspirin delay the onset of physical and mental illnesses in older people?
Stay healthy, happy and sharp for longer with these 10 helpful hints for a youthful ...
If you’re concerned that you have recurring or ongoing memory loss, you should take action.
The economic impacts of dementia on the Australian economy can no longer be ignored.
A spice extract found in curry may be linked with improved memory.
Simple steps that will help you look after your brain.
It has long been theorised that taking B vitamins may lower your risk of Alzheimer’s. ...
Dementia sufferers may be able to opt to retain the right to sign for card ...
It looks like a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease is finally here.
Dr Michael Evans has come up with the single best thing you can do for ...
A commonly prescribed antidepressant may be able to slow the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
80 per cent of dementia patients living in aged care are restrained with psychotropic drugs.
Knowing the warning signs will help you get the timely support you need.
Here are ten tips to help you keep your brain in good condition.
A study has found that an Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be confirmed with peanut butter.
A new study has found that statins can prevent dementia in older people.
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A new study has linked your blood sugar levels to dementia risk.
Find out how you can fight dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Scientists have replicated the enzyme which delays the onset of mental impairment.
These five simple tips could help you reduce your Alzheimer’s risk.
Why cholesterol increases your risk of Alzheimer’s
Living in areas of high pollution could cause your brainpower to decline three times faster
A change in walking style could also be a sign of Alzheimer’s
For the first time a dementia vaccination is being trialled by Perth researchers
A psoriasis drug may help to slow the onset of dementia symptoms
It’s commonly accepted that exercising the brain can delay the onset of dementia and now ...
There is a common misconception that dementia is a normal part of ageing, but ...
Learn to understand the person.
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A much-leaked statement by the Prime Minister today means the detail of a new ...
Dementia is scary. There is no cure, it can manifest in different ways, it ...
Alzheimer’s Australia has released a report stating that the Australian aged care system is ...
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