A new study has shown that men are twice as likely to have no one to go to for emotional support, compared to their female counterparts.
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Independence good for mental health
While loneliness amongst the elderly is a common issue, for some, a little bit of solitude and ‘alone time’ can actually be beneficial.
Insulin spray 'could help treat Alzheimer's'
An insulin nasal spray has shown promising results in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in the US carried out a study on 60 adults diagnosed with amnesic mild cognitive impairment or mild to moderate Alzheimer's dementia.
Playing a musical instrument 'could cut dementia risk'
Playing a musical instrument could help to reduce the risk of dementia, according to a new study.
Researchers who studied a group of twins found that those who were able to make music had a one-third lower risk of developing the condition, The Telegraph reports.
People in the north 'at greater risk of dementia'
People living in the north have a greater risk of developing dementia than their southern counterparts, according to recent research.
Anxiety 'accelerates Alzheimer's onset'
People with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are known to be at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. However, those who experience anxiety may have an even greater risk, according to new research.
Could gardening combat onset of dementia?
The great outdoors could help in the fight against dementia, a government health adviser will claim today (November 13th).
According to the Daily Mail, Dr William Bird will call upon family doctors to suggest gardening as a way of staving off the degenerative disorder.