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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   

What is dementia?

restlessness1 - genomic dna1 - neuronal activity1 - motor deficits1 - protein tau2 - depressive pseudodementia1 - apoe genotype1 - amnesia1 - prevention of delirium1 - blast-induced traumatic brain injury1 - general activity1 - trichloroethylene1 - good sleep habits1 - concept of dementia1 - memory7 - late-onset alzheimer's disease4 - alzheimer's genes1 - emotional distress1 - entorhinal cortex1 - aricept1 - beta amyloid3 - oral health1 - wernicke's-korsakoff syndrome10 - microhemmorhage1 - american academy of neurology3 - amylin1 - hospice2 - 1215-lipoxygenase1 - dementia of lewy body1 - risk for alzheimer's1 -