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Insomnia

Insomnia is defined as unsatisfactory sleep that affects daytime functions. The daytime consequences of insomnia include fatigue, irritability, decreased memory and concentration, and malaise. All of these symptoms result in a reduced quality of life and impact on work life by...
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Vascular dementia (multi-infarct dementia)

Vascular dementia is a type of dementia caused by multiple small or large strokes in the brain.
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Lewy body dementia (LBD)

Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a neurodegenerative disorder associated with abnormal structures (Lewy bodies) found in certain areas of the brain. In addition to dementia, patients with dementia with Lewy bodies experience hallucinations, motor impairment, and fluctuating...
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Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease of the brain characterised by failure of memory and disturbances in other mental functions, such as language or perception of reality. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, accounting for 50-75% of cases. Alzheimer's...
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Dancing ‘wards off dementia’

Scientists have come up with yet more evidence to suggest that keeping the brain active can ward off senile dementia. […]

Sleep Disorder Linked to Common, Serious Heart Rhythm Problem

A heart rhythm disturbance that affects more than 2 million Americans is twice as likely to recur in patients with […]

Early Heart Artery Abnormality Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

Patients with an early stage of vascular disease that prevents heart arteries from expanding normally are at significantly increased risk […]

Researchers Discover Significant Link Between Head Injury and Parkinsons Disease

Researchers have found that those who have experienced a head injury are four times more likely to develop Parkinsons disease […]

Medical Indemnity

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Medicare Update

Important Changes to the Medicare Arrangements for Diagnostic Imagining and Radiation Oncology Services Important Changes to the Medicare Arrangements for […]