Tag: Dementia

Cannabis-based treatment will be offered to dementia patients 

Cannabis-based treatment will be offered to dementia patients 

Cannabis will be used to treat symptoms of dementia in the first major UK trial to test its use, scientists have announced. Pensioners with sympto ...
Dementia patients will be given cannabis drug to ‘calm aggression and reduce distress’

Dementia patients will be given cannabis drug to ‘calm aggression and reduce distress’

HALF of dementia sufferers may be helped by a cannabis-based mouth spray, experts claim. British researchers want to test whether the peppermint-fl ...
Dementia: Barbara Windsor's husband on how to look for Alzheimer's signs in loved ones

Dementia: Barbara Windsor's husband on how to look for Alzheimer's signs in loved ones

Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function. In May 2018, Dame Barbara Windsor, 81, revealed s ...
Dementia warning – the BEST exercise to lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease revealed

Dementia warning – the BEST exercise to lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease revealed

Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function. The most common type of dementia in the UK is Alz ...
Dementia care: Five foods to avoid if you want to prevent condition developing

Dementia care: Five foods to avoid if you want to prevent condition developing

Dementia is a condition which tends to affect older people. There are four main types - Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, lewy body dementia ...
My five-year-old son has dementia – he’s losing his sight and has already  forgotten how to say ‘Mama’

My five-year-old son has dementia – he’s losing his sight and has already forgotten how to say ‘Mama’

A HEARTBROKEN mum has told how her five-year-old boy suffers from dementia – an illness normally associated with elderly people. George Young ...
Dementia care: Do this exercise to prevent symptoms of the condition developing

Dementia care: Do this exercise to prevent symptoms of the condition developing

Dementia tends to occur in older people and triggers symptoms such as memory loss, difficulty concentrating and problems with planning and reasonin ...
Dementia care: HIV drug ‘could treat Alzheimer’s and other age-related disorders’

Dementia care: HIV drug ‘could treat Alzheimer’s and other age-related disorders’

Experiments on human cells and mice showed the drug dramatically reduces age-related inflammation and other signs of decline as people get older.It ...
Dementia: Half of Britons can’t name any risk factors leading to condition

Dementia: Half of Britons can’t name any risk factors leading to condition

Almost half (48 percent) of people surveyed did not know a single lifestyle risk factor for dementia. While genetics plays a part, lifestyle risks ...
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