Undiagnosed dementia cases
- Emeritus at Ocoee Launches Groundbreaking Brain Health Program. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/7/2011, p585
The article reports on the launch of the Brain Health Lifestyle Program by Emeritus Corp. It mentions that the program aims to delay and prevent the occurrence of dementia as well as showing the loss of brain cells due to aging and growing new cells. Moreover, information about the company is...
- The impact of directed choice on the design of preventive healthcare facility network under congestion. Vidyarthi, Navneet; Kuzgunkaya, Onur // Health Care Management Science;Dec2015, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p459
Preventive healthcare (PH) programs and services aim at reducing the likelihood and severity of potentially life-threatening illness by early detection and prevention. The effectiveness of these programs depends on the participation level and the accessibility of the users to the facilities...
- Clinics show staying power. Wall, J. K. // Indianapolis Business Journal;9/13/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 28, p3
The article reports on the decision of Dr. Jeff Wells, director of the Indiana Medicaid program, to develop the OurHealth program in workplaces. It states that under the new venture, small health clinics will be constructed in employer offices to enhance the health and wellness of several...
- Education and dementia. Orrell, Martin; Sahakian, Barbara // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/15/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6985, p951
Examines the relationship of education and dementia. Findings that education prevent the onset of dementia; People with high socioeconomic status' resistance to the effects of the dementing process; Brain degeneration as a result of under or overuse; Evidences supporting the neural networking...
- Detecting aortic aneurysms. Earnshaw, Jonothan // Synergy: Imaging & Therapy Practice;Mar2010, p4
The author reflects on the National Health Service (NHS) Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme (NAAASP) in Great Britain. He states that the death rate among men over 65 years old due to abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) can be reduced through early detection. He notes that the NAAASP is a...
- Does early diagnosis really save lives? Spence, Des // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/23/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7862, p49
The author discusses the importance of early diagnosis in saving lives and how the thoughtless and emotional language of "early diagnosis" is in reality just bad screening and the worst science. Big pharmaceutical companies love early diagnosis as it makes for more business as more patients who...
- THE NEW BRAIN FOOD. // Shape;Oct2010, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p91
The article discusses a study published in the magazine "Archives of Neurology" which found that people who eat spinach, peanut butter and avocados are less likely to get dementia.
- Research Project of the Year: Good Cardiorespiratory Fitness Can Prevent Dementia. // Motion-Sport in Finland;2009, Vol. 2009 Issue 2, p40
The article focuses on the advantages of maintaining a good cardiorespiratory fitness in preventing dementia as revealed in the research conducted at Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine in Finland.
- Activity may reduce risk of dementia. O'CONNOR, JOHN // McKnight's Assisted Living;Dec2012, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p4
The article focuses on the significance of regular physical activity in the reduction of dementia in old age.