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Psychogeriatrics involves the socio-psychiatric and cognitive disorders and their management in the elderly.

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Benzodiazepine use and risk of Alzheimer’s disease: case-control study

Dementia is currently the main cause of dependency in older people and a major public health concern affecting about 36 […]

Healthy habits make for a healthier mind

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Can loneliness increase your risk for dementia?

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Dementia to Triple by 2050

Dementia is on the rise says report from World Health Organization. DailyRx.com, 21/04/2012.

Daily physical activity protects against Alzheimer’s, even in adults over 80

According to cbsnews.com a new study found that physical activity might provide protection against Alzheimer’s Disease. cbsnews,com, 18/04/2012. Read more.

Dementia Cases May Triple by 2050 as World Ages

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Memory problems in the elderly

Good memory is one of our most important health assets. Like so many other bodily functions, we have to also […]

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