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New artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to identify and help reduce UTIs, which are a common reason why people with dementia are hospitalized.
Why knowing the difference between hospice and palliative care is critical.
Bedsores can be much more serious than they seem — in fact, complications from bedsores can lead to death. Learn from a board certified nurse on what causes these sores and how to prevent them.
Beta-amyloid, a key culprit in Alzheimer’s, is also part of the immune system, leading scientists to speculate that infections might trigger the disease.
Named for the German physician who first identified it in 1906, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 60 to 80 percent of cases.
While dementia is the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, upward of 30 percent of patients with Parkinson’s do not develop dementia.
The Drug Enforcement Administration has expanded the availability of marijuana to researchers, which should open the door to broader study of the drug.
For now, no treatment can prevent or halt the mental deterioration associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
Music therapy has come into its own during the last decade as caregivers, care facilities and hospice organizations have recognized the therapeutic power that music can have on ill and suffering people. This therapy has been successfully delivered by ...