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Memory slips in your 70s may be an early hint of future dementia

September 24, 2014

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Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter

Julie Corliss is the executive editor of the Harvard Heart Letter. Before working at Harvard, she was a medical writer and editor at HealthNews, a consumer newsletter affiliated with The New England Journal of Medicine. She … See Full Bio
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Robert Will
October 30, 2014

As parent grew older they suffer from various health condition like Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Orthopedic problems, Stroke, Parkinson and other. It becomes impractical to look after them all the time.

Bibin Prasannan
October 27, 2014

Well i feel that the role of BDNF brain derived neurotrophic factor while doing aerobic exercise should not be underestimated in delaying long term effects of dementia

Ron Kadarishko
October 15, 2014

I like what you guys are up too. Such intelligent work and reporting! Carry on the excellent works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my blogroll. I think it’ll improve the value of my website 🙂
Ron Kadarishko

October 13, 2014

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Betty Browne
October 12, 2014

I sincerely believe that a HIGH QUALITY, PURE supplement
can help to prevent, or at least delay, the onset of

The years are piling up on me, and the faithful use
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Dr. Aljawabreh
September 28, 2014

Thanks for such information.
I appreciate u if you can give some advices to help alleviating dementia,although we know it’s related to aging.
We know some medication may help in that, but we would to help our patients and giving them some hope that such natural phenomenon is normally develops in aging,so they can take some life style measures to minimize such phenomenon.

Thanks and best regards.

September 27, 2014

Thank you very much for publishing this kind of article. I like your article very much.

September 26, 2014

I feel this is not clearly explained, particularly for people who might be a little confused. Is the ’12 years to dementia’, 12 years after the nine years, or three years later? And did the ‘one in six’ mean one in six of the people who reported memory loss, or all the people in the study.

September 26, 2014

NZJen, this confusion itself is early sign of dementia. What is not clear here? Everybody can understand this.

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