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Living with Dementia


Benzodiazepine use and dementia in the over 65s

The results from comparative analysis of this population demonstrate the risk of developing dementia increased by 50% for subjects who consumed benzodiazepines during the follow-up period, compared with those who had never used benzodiazepines. Although this study does not confirm a cause and effect relationship, as is the case for all epidemiological research, the… Benzodiazepine use and dementia in the over 65s   

The power of music to help dementia patients

Describing his recently published research, Dr. Martin Hirsch - from Queen Mary, University of London – said: “We have known since the time of Florence Nightingale that music has a positive impact on patients during surgery, by making them feel calmer and reducing pain.” Apart from surgery on the central nervous system, or the… The power of music to help dementia patients   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

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