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Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2017

Discussion in 'Dementia-related news and campaigns' started by nitram, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. nitram

    nitram Registered User

    Apr 6, 2011
    13,104
    North Manchester
    "People who experience hearing loss could be at greater risk of memory and thinking problems later in life than those without auditory issues, research suggests.

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    But it is not yet clear whether hearing loss is the result of changes linked to dementia, or whether hearing loss itself could contribute to cognitive decline.

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    In a separate study, researchers from Wisconsin found a link between thinking and memory difficulties, and changes to the fluency of speech.

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    A further series of studies presented at the conference focused on the link between diet and prowess at memory and thinking tasks"


    https://www.theguardian.com/science...isk-of-potential-dementia-in-later-life-study
     
  2. Wozzie

    Wozzie Registered User

    Jul 12, 2016
    528
    Cheshire
    Thanks for the link nitram, article is well worth a read
     

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