For example, elephants, socially driven herd animals that possess extraordinary late-life memory in their massive brains, have also offered some clues about why the Alzheimer's rate in climbing in the U.S. Several studies have shown that Americans who suffer from social disengagement in older age are more susceptible to mental deterioration.
The study in the journalAlzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association attributes the increase to more people overcoming chronic diseases and surviving into older adulthood, when odds of developing ADRD increase.
The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer's disease causes the decline of cognitive function, which can leave sufferers unable to carry out daily tasks and activities. The study says there are now almost 3.2 women in the USA living with dementia, compared to almost 1.8 million men.
Hispanic Americans are expected to have the biggest increase due to population growth, but non-Hispanic whites still will have the most Alzheimer's cases, based on population numbers.
He said: 'There is a lot of fear and uncertainty about Alzheimer's disease.
The number of people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias will double by 2060, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Psychiatry department of ESIC Model hospital organised an awareness programme on Thursday for educating caregivers about Alzheimer's. Of people in that age group, African Americans have the highest prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias at 13.8%, followed by Hispanics at 12.2%, non-Hispanic whites at 10.3%, American Indian and Alaska Natives at 9.1%, and Asian and Pacific Islanders at 8.4%.
That's because there's still no cure for the brain disease that affects millions of people worldwide, but researchers hope we're getting closer.
If we are to make real progress towards addressing stigma and supporting those living with dementia, we need every government to develop awareness of and access to diagnosis for dementia.
Isaac then weakened to a tropical storm as it passed through the Lesser Antilles, though it did produce heavy rainfall. The National Hurricane Center said it is now monitoring two other areas of disturbed weather in the Atlantic.
O'Rourke made an ambiguous claim in an August viral video about National Football League players' protests of police brutality. O'Rourke said he's concerned at the high numbers of black Americans who are killed by white police officers.
The research was partially funded by Tilray as well as the International Essential Tremor Foundation. Tilray Inc., the company who received the approval, already has global cannabis shipping experience.
He was taking part in the solo around-the-world race when he sent a message that was received on Saturday. An Australian Navy vessel may be considered for assistance, but that may be 5 days or more away.
A ellos buscará transmitirles que la economía argentina va camino a estabilizarse, tras el cimbronazo de la devaluación. Luego mantendrá un encuentro con el Grupo Bloomberg y, en horas del mediodía, almorzará con un grupo de inversores .
Most fans would expect Fukunaga's taste in TV to be similarly stylish and cerebral - think "Twin Peaks" or "Westworld". However, the legendary spy rebounded this week after Cary Fukunaga was announced as the films director.
Trump to tout foreign policy successes in UNGA speeches
Trump withdrew from the agreement in May and has begun an economic pressure campaign to drive Iran to the negotiating table again. But he (Trump) will be with all of these heads of countries and he is not going to just talk about Iran.
Fashion house takes heat for selling 'poverty' shoes
In Nordstrom's defense, many buyers shell out extra money for new shirts that appear distressed and trousers that are preripped. She asked, "Who's in the room when you design these?" 'We appreciate your feedback, ' the retailer wrote back.