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Living with Dementia

Stress

Mid-life stress could be linked to Alzheimer’s: study

Middle-aged women with lots of stress are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease down the road, a new study suggests.

Why that might be the case is still a mystery, lead author Lena Johansson from the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology at Gothenburg University in Mölndal, Sweden, said.

It’s also difficult to say how… Mid-life stress could be linked to Alzheimer’s: study   



New approach may help manage the most troubling symptoms of dementia, lessen use of drugs

A new approach to handling agitation, aggression and other unwanted behaviors by people with dementia may help reduce the use of antipsychotics and other psychiatric drugs in this population, and make life easier for them and their caregivers, a team of experts says.

Publishing their recommendations under the easy-to-remember acronym of “DICE”, the panel… New approach may help manage the most troubling symptoms of dementia, lessen use of drugs   



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