IXICO, UMP To Improve Dementia Diagnostics In China

IXICO plc and Beijing Union Medical have signed an MoU to jointly work on improving the diagnosis and treatment of dementia in China.

Vascular Changes In Neck Could Play Role In Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have found a link between hemodynamic abnormality in the brain and a higher frequency of white matter changes in patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s.

Bilingualism May Delay Onset Of Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease

People who speak more than one language and develop dementia tend to do so up to five years later than those who are monolingual, according to a study.

Anemia May Increase Risk of Dementia

An international team of scientists has found a link between anemia (low red blood cell count) and an increased risk of dementia.

Over 90 Percent Of Dementia Cases In China Undetected, Study

A study has found that over 90 percent of dementia cases in China go undetected, with a high level of undiagnosed dementia in rural areas.

Testosterone Could Help Combat Dementia In Women

A new study by Australian researchers shows that testosterone therapy can help combat dementia in post-menopausal women.

Cough Syrup Ingredient To Be Tested In Down Syndrome Clinical Trial

Researchers say that a common ingredient in cough syrup could significantly improve the quality of life of people with Down syndrome.

Australians Double Their Antidepressants

The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011, reveals a new study.

Older Men Who Use Computers Have Lower Dementia Risk, Study

Having access to a personal computer lowers or decreases the risk of cognitive decline and dementia in older men by up to 40 percent, say researchers in Australia.