Dementia
Medical News Today: Dementia: New WHO prevention guidelines evaluate 12 risk factors  MNT · 2 days
The WHO have recently released a new set of guidelines around strategies for dementia prevention, in which they evaluate potential interventions. more
Medical News Today: Virtual reality may help stimulate memory in people with dementia  MNT · 4 days
According to a recent study, virtual reality might provide a useful tool for treating dementia. Among other things, it may help improve... more
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation improves working memory, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, offering a new potential avenue of therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, according to new research... more
Brain stimulation improves working memory in adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, offering a new potential avenue of therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. more
WHO releases guidelines for preventing dementia, and they don't include supplements  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The WHO has released new guidelines advising that people can reduce their risk for dementia by reducing modifiable risk factors such as smoking and a lack... more
What helps prevent dementia? Try exercise, not vitamin pills  ABC NEWS · 6 days
New guidelines for preventing dementia focus on keeping the whole body healthy as a way to prevent mental decline more
Detecting dementia's damaging effects before it's too late  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Patients with a rare neurodegenerative brain disorder called Primary Progressive Aphasia, or PPA, show abnormalities in brain function in areas that look structurally normal on an MRI scan. This could mean that... more
Research may lead to early detection method for some forms of dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Scientists might have found an early detection method for some forms of dementia, according to new research by the University of Arizona and the... more
Scientists locate brain area where value decisions are made  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Neurobiologists have pinpointed the brain area responsible for value decisions that are made based on past experiences. Data from tens of thousands of neurons revealed an area of the brain... more
VR can improve quality of life for people with dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Virtual reality (VR) technology could vastly improve the quality of life for people with dementia by helping to recall past memories, reduce aggression and improve interactions with caregivers,... more
Fatty molecules which induce sleep may help with diagnosing Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study published today in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, has found that a particular class of molecules may help with... more
Enhancing the effectiveness of cognitive tests for diagnosing dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Cognitive difficulties are a symptom of many neurodegenerative conditions, and the benefits of early and accurate diagnosis are well recognized. more
Understanding of atrial fibrillation-related dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have determined that atrial fibrillation (Afib) is independently associated with changes that occur with aging and dementia. more
New two-tier method can enable early-stage detection of Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Using current techniques, Alzheimer's disease, the most frequent cause of dementia, can only be detected once the typical plaques have formed in the brain. more
Early-stage detection of Alzheimer's in the blood  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Using current techniques, Alzheimer's disease, the most frequent cause of dementia, can only be detected once the typical plaques have formed in the brain. At this point, therapy seems no longer possible. However, the... more
Teaching happiness to dementia caregivers reduces their depression, anxiety  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Caring for family members with dementia -- which is on the rise in the US -- causes significant emotional and physical stress that increases caregivers' risk of depression, anxiety and... more
UNC School of Medicine initiative providing unique care to dementia patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Dementia Friendly Hospital Initiative will reach a total of 3,900 employees in four hospitals across North Carolina to raise awareness of how patients with dementia... more
New type of dementia is '100 times more common' than ALS  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Physicians have defined a new form of dementia that may be more common than Alzheimer’s disease. The condition, named LATE, affects a different part of the... more
When is 'Alzheimer's' not Alzheimer's? Researchers characterize a different form of dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Alzheimer's is dementia, but not all dementias are Alzheimer's (which may explain why so many Alzheimer's drugs have failed in clinical trials). A new... more
A mysterious dementia that mimics Alzheimer’s gets named LATE  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
An underappreciated form of dementia that causes memory trouble in older people gets a name: LATE. more
Researchers gain new insight into Alzheimer's using organoids that resemble mini brains  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In the majority of cases, dementia can be traced back to Alzheimer's disease. Its causes are not really understood yet. What is known is... more
Researchers seek sage advice of elders on aging issues  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Rachel O'Conor booted up her slides and began posing questions to six older adults sitting around a table: How should primary care physicians support patients and caregivers after a diagnosis... more
Drugs to prevent stroke and dementia show promise in early trial  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Treatments that prevent recurrence of types of stroke and dementia caused by damage to small blood vessels in the brain have moved a step closer, following... more
Drugs for treatment of stroke, vascular dementia show promising results in early trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Treatments that prevent recurrence of types of stroke and dementia caused by damage to small blood vessels in the brain have moved... more
Obesity linked with differences in form and structure of the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers using sophisticated MRI technology have found that higher levels of body fat are associated with differences in the brain's form and structure, including smaller volumes... more
Researchers uncover potential clue to halt destruction of nerve cells in people with ALS  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A special focus on rogue proteins may hold future promise in stopping the progression of nerve cell destruction in people... more
Neuroscientists propose new theory about amyloid precursor protein connection in Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. According to the Alzheimer's Association, every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops... more
Research uncovers critical RNA processing aberrations in ALS and FTD  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Research by a Barrow Neurological Center scientist on mechanisms of dysfunctional RNA processing in ALS and frontal temporal dementia was published in the April issue of Acta Neuropathologica. more
WHO releases guidelines for preventing dementia, and they don't include supplements
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