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Families of dementia patients see positive effect of social robot seal

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -- (Reuters Health) - Paro, a robotic baby harp seal, seems to improve dementia patients’ mood and increase opportunities for communication with family members, according to a small study.

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Not Associated With Increased Dementia Risk

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -- A population-based cohort study evaluated whether proton pump inhibitor use was associated with an increased risk for dementia.

Dementia Risk Not Associated With Proton Pump Inhibitor Use

Monday, December 11, 2017 -- Dementia risk was associated with neither proton pump inhibitor exposure nor duration of use.

Hearing Loss Associated With Higher Risk of Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Monday, December 11, 2017 -- Interview with: David G. Loughrey, BA(Hons) NEIL (Neuro Enhancement for Independent Lives) Programme Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, School of Medicine Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland What is the background for this study? Response: Age-related hearing loss, a common chronic … Continue reading →