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How to Raise or Lower Your Dementia Risk Through Diet

According to statistics released in 2019, Alzheimer’s disease — the most common form of dementia for which there is no effective conventional treatment or cure — affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans,1 up from 5.4 million in 2016. Progression of Alzheimer’s disease varies, but often begins with short-term memory lapses that later progress to speech… Read More »

Coronavirus symptoms: Six signs to watch out for as the deadly illness rips through China

“SARS symptoms often included fever, chills, and body aches which usually progressed to pneumonia.” No human cases of SARS have been reported anywhere int he world since 2004. Coronavirus is believed to have originated in a seafood market in Wuhan, central China. Head of Chinese government expert team, Zhong Nanshan, said two people in Guangdong… Read More »

Early detection of Alzheimer’s possible through algorithm

A team of scientists from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed a software-based method of scanning electronic health records (EHRs) to estimate the risk that a healthy person will receive a dementia diagnosis in the future. Their algorithm uses machine learning to first build a list of key clinical terms associated with cognitive symptoms… Read More »