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Research finds disease now leading cause of death in British women; many are also carers before succumbing themselves<p>Women are bearing the brunt of the dementia epidemic that is spreading through Britain. A study by Alzheimer’s Research UK reveals that the condition has not only become the leading …

Dementia

Alzheimer's diagnosis takes centre stage for Spirit of the West frontman

<i>Video: 'My life expectancy will be shorter by far than my friends and my wife': John Mann on Alzheimer's diagnosis</i><p>In the late summer air, the sweaty, bopping parents-and-kids crowd twirled and pogoed to this nation’s definitive party song, joining in as John Mann belted out perhaps the most …

5 Things the Dying Want Us to Know

<b>1. The 72-hour mark is when it begins.</b><p>After losing my sister and father within nine weeks, I spent five years investigating what happens when we die. …

Breast Cancer

Blood test predicts Alzheimer's disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer's disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease.<p>Though much work still needs to be done, it is hoped the test will someday be available in doctors' …

Study: Ultramarathoners are Healthy, But Frequently Injured

Low incidence of chronic disease and time lost from work due to illness.<p>If you're an employer who hates it when workers call in sick, you could do worse than to hire a bunch of ultramarathoners, suggests new research on the health and injury rates of ultra runners.<p>The research is based on a survey …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

The secret ingredient for a safer bike helmet: paper

<b>Lying flat in the middle of the road doesn't usually inspire a eureka moment. But for one man, having a potentially serious bike accident got him thinking about a new future for helmet design.</b><p>"I was riding my bike down a hill, wearing a helmet and a guy opened his car door," says Anirudha Surabhi, …

G8 health ministers vow to find dementia cure by 2025

G8 health ministers have vowed to find a cure or treatment for dementia in 12 years and create a "dementia envoy" to help promote research into the illness.<p>The health officials gathered in London on Wednesday to discuss issues surrounding dementia but ended up learning more how little progress has …

Dementia Researchers Call for G-8 to Focus on Prevention

The suffering and costs of dementia would be reduced by preventative measures if the Group of Eight nations adopt a model that has worked in fighting …

Doctor Helps Grandma Die to Avoid Japanese Feeding Tube

Kojiro Tokutake wanted to be a doctor since he was a teenager. His grandmother bought him his first stethoscope when he was in medical school. A …

Most People Miss The Real Secret to Great Performance

The vast difference between these two experiences has nothing to do with your inborn talent or your skills. How much of your capacity you bring to work on any given day depends, to a large degree, on how much energy you've got in your tank.<p>Obvious as that seems, we underestimate how much impact …

Family history spurs David Suzuki to examine Alzheimer’s

Print<p>Related<p>His mother and her three siblings all died of dementia so when David Suzuki hosts the next episode of the Nature of Things on Nov. 14, …