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Mental Health Foundation
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- Delirium could accelerate cognitive decline in people with dementia
A study, published today (Wednesday 18 January 2017) in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, is the first to show that delirium can worsen cognitive decline in people with dementia.
- Living close to major roads linked to small increase in dementia risk, study suggests
Dementia is more common in people who live within 50 metres of a major road than those who live further away, according to a study looking at 6.6 million people.
- Mediterranean diet may have lasting effects on brain health, study suggests
A new study shows that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume over a three-year period than those who did not follow the diet as closely.