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Low Vitamin D Levels Might Be Linked To Dementia

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August 7, 2014
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A recent study found a link between low vitamin D levels and dementia. But taking vitamin D supplements might not necessarily be a cure. Video provided by Newsy


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World Alzheimer Report Reveals Negative Perceptions About People With Dementia

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MultiVu (Sep. 21, 2012) — Seventy-five (75) percent of people with dementia and 64 percent of caregivers believe there are negative associations for those diagnosed with dementia in their countries, according to survey fielded by Alzheimer's Disease International and published today in the World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the Stigma of Dementia. The report was released on Alzheimer's Action Day as part of World Alzheimer's Month activities engaging people in the cause and raising awareness about the disease.
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How Do Calcium and Vitamin D Affect Your Health?

How Do Calcium and Vitamin D Affect Your Health?

Howdini (Oct. 8, 2013) — It's a given that calcium and vitamin D are important for strong bones. But what are the other benefits? Dr. Andrew Weil shares the health impact of calcium and vitamin D, the recommended doses and what can be sourced from food, sunlight and how to augment with vitamins and supplements.
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Cynicism, Distrust Linked To Dementia, New Study Says

Cynicism, Distrust Linked To Dementia, New Study Says

Newsy (May 29, 2014) — A new study has linked cynicism and distrust to a higher risk of developing dementia later on in life. Video provided by Newsy
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Punch the Clock, Prevent Alzheimer's?

Punch the Clock, Prevent Alzheimer's?

AP (July 15, 2013) — Punching the clock might help fight Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. New research shows people who stay on the job and delay retirement have less risk of developing the mind-robbing disease.
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