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Acute Confusion
Acute Confusion
Acute confusion is a common condition in the hospitalised elderly with many different causes. The state of clouded consciousness is reversed when the cause is treated....
Cognitive Decline with Age
Cognitive Decline with Age
Although many old people are still sharp, most of us, even without a neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer's, experience some decline in brain function in old age....
Cognitive Decline With Age: How Can We Affect It?
Cognitive Decline With Age: How Can We Affect It?
Our population is ageing and research has showed a number of conditions that can accelerate cognitive decline and some lifestyle and other factors that may slow the…...
How Personality Affects the Ageing Brain
How Personality Affects the Ageing Brain
Personality can relate to structural changes in the brain as you age. Much depends on whether you have more 'neuroticism' traits or 'conscientious' ones....
How to Cope with Alzheimer's
How to Cope with Alzheimer's
There is no known cure for Alzheimer's. Mental and social activity in old age may slow down the onset. Drugs may help with symptoms, and there are new research ideas…...
Incomplete Memories
Incomplete Memories
Incomplete memories may be the basis by which dementia occurs, unlike older studies that claim it arises from forgetting key events....
Stroke Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Strokes are very common and can cause significant disabilities. A multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and various therapists is usually needed for good…...
What Causes Alzheimer's
What Causes Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's gets commoner with increasing age, but the causes are unknown. There are some theories, and a lot of research, but as yet, few answers....
What Causes Parkinson's Disease?
What Causes Parkinson's Disease?
Parkinson's disease is caused by the degeneration of dopamine producing neurones in the brain areas that control movement. This is usually due to a combination of…...
What is Alzheimer's?
What is Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia, mainly affecting old people, causing increasing forgetfulness and inability to function in daily life. The disease…...
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