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Living with Dementia

Memory Problems

Blurry line in diagnosing early Alzheimer’s: study

The revised definition of a brain condition called mild cognitive impairment means that many people now considered to have mild or early Alzheimer’s disease could easily be given that diagnosis instead, suggests a new study.

Mild cognitive impairment is already seen by doctors as the first hint of a future Alzheimer’s diagnosis in many… Blurry line in diagnosing early Alzheimer’s: study   

Omega-3s may help lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Eating foods such as chicken, fish and nuts may help lower blood levels of a protein strongly associated with Alzheimer’s disease and memory problems, according to new research.

In the Columbia University study, people who consumed diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids had significantly lower levels of a protein called beta-amyloid in their blood… Omega-3s may help lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease   

Link between concussions, dementia is complex: study

In a new study of National Football League (NFL) veterans, former players with thinking and memory problems also had more lesions in their brains than healthy players and non-athletes in a comparison group.

But cognitive difficulties weren’t directly related to the number of concussions a player had suffered in his career - complicating the… Link between concussions, dementia is complex: study   

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