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Driving with dementia—New guidance for doctors

New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care professionals. ‘Drivin

Neuroscientists pinpoint genes tied to dementia

A UCLA-led research team has identified genetic processes involved in the neurodegeneration that occurs in dementia—an important step on the path toward developi

How the risk of dementia should impact your retirement planning

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Dementia: Gene study boosts search for treatment

For the first time, researchers have identified two clusters of genes that appear to generate the neurological hallmarks of dementia. The discovery provides a new path toward drug

Most caregivers of people with dementia are family members, and they need help

Family care of an older adult has emerged as an essential element of the U.S. health care system, with 83 percent of long-term care provided

Gun ownership and dementia: A growing concern

A recent article raises important questions about the prevalence of firearms in the aging population of the United States. The authors argue that there is a vital need to discuss t

Lung disease may increase dementia risk

Dementia refers to a series of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, where a person’s memory and other cognitive abilities decline. A recent study may have f

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Dementia or something else? See which health conditions that are often mistaken for the degenerative disease

The Alzheimer’s Association defines dementia as “a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life.” Howe