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Alzheimer’s or Absentmindedness?

By Ian Wiseman Understanding normal forgetting Have you ever been in the embarrassing situation when you are about to introduce a friend you have known for many years and then can’t remember their name? Known as ‘the tip of the … Continue reading

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Walking may lower dementia risk

For people in their 60s, regular walking appears to lower the risk of dementia. The finding, published  in the medical journal Neurology, is the latest study to show that exercise helps delay some of the worst ravages of aging for … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias

Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. Dementia ranges in severity from the mildest stage, when it is just beginning to … Continue reading

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