Nigerian health worker jailed 11 years for raping 73-year-old woman in Ireland
A Nigerian healthcare assistant based in Ireland, who raped a 73-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s in her nursing home bed during the COVID-19 lockdown three months ago, has been jailed for 11 years at the Central Criminal Court.
The Gentle Touch Star Jill Gascoine Dies At 83 After Battle With Alzheimer
Jill Gascoine has died aged 83 following a ten-year battle with Alzheimer's disease as her family says they are relieved she is not suffering anymore. The British actress, best known for her TV role as Detective Inspector Maggie Forbes in 1980s TV series The Gentle Touch, and spin-off C.A.T.S. Eyes and The Onedin Line, was…
Preventing Alzheimer Disease
Alzheimer disease is the most common type of dementia. Dementia is a set of symptoms such as memory loss, difficulties with thinking and changes in behaviour that is progressive (continues to worsen if not treated). These symptoms are due to changes in the brain due to disease conditions that damage brain tissues. Globally, around 50…
Advances in tech to help humans live healthier, longer
Scientists have recorded giant breakthroughs in technologies that could help people live healthier and longer lives.
Argentina defender 'Tata' Brown dead aged 62
Argentina's 1986 World Cup-winning defender Jose Luis Brown has died following a long battle with Alzheimer's, his former club Estudiantes de La Plata said.
Local plant boosts sex drive, brain function, ulcer fight
Carpolobia lutea is a small plant that often grows to 15 feet in height. People of Southern Nigeria consume its juicy fruits. The plant is well distributed in West and also Central Africa.
Ways to ward off Dementia
Globally, cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s in the elderly (and not so old) are on the rise. Dementia is a debilitating ailment that can affect the wellbeing of seniors...