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Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

The sweets that can fight dementia are created by British inventor hat could save patients

The sweets that can fight dementia: British inventor launches ‘rehydration’ tablets that could save the lives of elderly patients who forget to drink enough fluids Lewis Hornby created the sweets after his late grandmother ended in  hospital Jelly Drops are a sugar-free snack made from 95 per cent water and electrolytes Mr Hornby, from Burscough,… Read More »

Lots of deep sleep can delay onset of dementia because brain ‘washes itself’

Getting a good night’s sleep can delay the onset of dementia later in life, scientists have discovered. How people slumber can be used as a “crystal ball” to predict if they will be hit by Alzheimer’s disease in the future, according to the researchers. Plenty of deep sleep was found to best delay the onset… Read More »

Adults With ADHD Three Times As Likely to Develop Dementia

Researchers report that ADHD adults, those adults who are suffering from attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, are over 3 times as more likely to get a common type of degenerative dementia compared to those not having ADHD.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCEDOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2010.03064.x The researchers established the association in a study of 360 subjects having degenerative dementia and… Read More »