Tag Archives: Dementia

Can depression lead to dementia

Read our editorial policy to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy. Participants were screened every year for symptoms of depression, such as loneliness and lack of appetite, and took tests on their thinking and memory skills for an average of eight years. The hallmark symptom of Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Scientists claim they can tell what type of dementia a patient has by the way they WALK

Scientists claim they can tell what type of dementia a patient has by the way they WALK Researchers found that people with Lewy body dementia walk differently  They change their walking steps more – varying step time and length  Scientists at the University of Newcastle analysed the walk of 110 people  By Eleanor Hayward Health Reporter… Read More »