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Dementia risk doubles right after a stroke: study

CALIFORNIA: People who have recently experienced a stroke may be more than twice as likely to develop dementia than individuals who haven’t had a stroke, a new study suggests. While stroke has long been linked to a heightened risk of…

Dementia patients may benefit from music therapy

NEW YORK: Music therapy may improve depression and anxiety in dementia patients, a new analysis suggests. Music therapy might also improve emotional well-being among those with dementia, researchers found. But they didn’t find any…

Robot dog lends a helping paw to dementia sufferers

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND: Among Ron Grantham’s happiest memories are the days he spent fly-fishing with his beloved dog, Spot. Now those memories are being revived by visits from his new best friend, Biscuit - a robotic dog. Grantham is 99…

Marriage linked to lower dementia risk: research

NEW YORK: Being married, or ever having been married, comes with a much lower risk of developing dementia compared to being a lifelong bachelor or bachelorette, a new analysis of previous studies suggests. Researchers found that people…