In a scientific study conducted by the Geller Aging and Memory Institute of the University of West London and the University of Manchester, it was found that the long-term memory was preserved and the effects of dementia were reduced in elderly people who had regular video communication over the internet. Scientists examined the communication of 11 thousand 418 men and women between 50 and 90 and asked the frequency of face-to-face conversations over the internet,…"Scientists: Video conversation reduces dementia – health news"
AA | Friday, May 07, 2021 – 18:06 | Last Updated: 07 05 2021 – 18:06 A Mediterranean diet containing foods rich in olive oil, fish, vegetables and fruits can help prevent “dementia”, which is popularly defined as “dementia”. According to the news agency United Press International (UPI), scientists from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases examined the link between the Mediterranean diet and amyloid and tau proteins, which are the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease.…"Mediterranean diet can help prevent dementia"
Middle-aged people who regularly sleep six hours or less each night are more likely to develop dementia than those who sleep seven hours, according to a large study by British and French scientists. Researchers found a 30 percent higher risk of dementia in those who had a consistently short night’s sleep in their 50s, 60s, and 70s, regardless of other risk factors such as heart and metabolic disease and poor mental health. However, the study…"Sleeping for 6 hours or less increases the risk of dementia by 30 percent"
According to CNN’s report, scientists from Louisiana University Pennington Biomedical Research Center conducted a research by analyzing data collected from 168 countries. In the study, whose results were published in the journal “British Journal of Sports Medicine”, it was determined that the probability of dementia increased by 8.1 percent and the risk of hypertension increased by 1.6 percent in people who did not exercise enough. In the study, it was observed that inactivity increased in…"Not exercising increases the risk of dementia"
Monday, March 15, 2021 – 15:03 | Last Updated: 15 03 2021 – 15:04 Noting that the brain health has been significantly affected in a year since the pandemic, experts point out that panic and anxiety disorders are the most common in the pandemic. Drawing attention to the negative effects of social isolation, stress, anxiety and pessimism on brain health, experts point out that especially the elderly are more affected by stress, anxiety and isolation…"The forgetfulness levels of dementia patients increased, panic and anxiety increased!"
Scientists from Case Western University in the USA examined the relationship between dementia and Covid-19. Researchers announced that there were 15,770 cases of Covid among the health records of approximately 62 million people aged 18 and over who were seen by doctors between 1 February and 21 August last year, and 810 of them were dementia patients. The results showed that Covid-19 was more than three times prevalent among those with dementia compared to the…"Covid-19 kills them four times more: Dementia patients should have top priority vaccination regardless of age – Health News"