Tag Archives: Dementia

Oranges might slow down Dementia.

I wrote a lot about dementia the early days of this blog.    ( You can see all the posts on this subject by clicking on Dementia in the Topics List).      I rather gave up after writing about … Continue reading

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“Wine not ?”

Chief Medical Officers are obviously not party animals.   In November last year I was looking forward to a few drinks at Christmas, and a few more on Boxing Day, and a few more in the days that followed.   … Continue reading

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“Hear This”

Nearly a third of people aged between 65 and 74 have a hearing impairment and this increases to nearly half of people over 75.   These are staggeringly high figures and yet you would not know it just from walking … Continue reading

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“Feel Good, Heal Good”

Since January this year, I have been collecting some of the headlines in the press which relate to elderly people to get a sense of how they are currently perceived.    If you have been reading this blog for some … Continue reading

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“Over the sea to Skye ?”

A small piece of research done at the University of Edinburgh found that people who can speak more than one language get dementia up to five years later than those who don’t.   It is thought that this is because … Continue reading

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“Would you want to know?”

Researchers in Italy believe they have found a simple blood test which can predict whether early moments of forgetfulness will turn into Alzheimer’s disease.  It is based on detecting levels of free copper in the blood.  The study found that … Continue reading

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