Dementia
Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In the fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer's and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the tau protein is a major culprit. more
Air pollution associated with dementia and cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
People continuously exposed to air pollution are at increased risk of dementia, especially if they also suffer from cardiovascular diseases, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the... more
Air pollution linked to dementia and cardiovascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
People continuously exposed to air pollution are at increased risk of dementia, especially if they also suffer from cardiovascular diseases, according to a new study. Therefore, patients with cardiovascular diseases who live... more
Exercise-carrousel reduces the burden of dementia patient's caregivers  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The research group "geriatric psychiatry in motion" of the German Sport University Cologne and the LVR-Hospital Cologne develop and evaluate exercise programs for geriatric mental health care. more
Alzheimer's Society comment on media interest around day care centre closures  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Chief Operating Officer at Alzheimer's Society, Kathryn Smith, comments on the recent media interest around day care centre closures for people affected by dementia. more
Response: £2.9 billion funding to strengthen care for the vulnerable  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
£2.9b of the £5b fund to tackle coronavirus will be used to strengthen care for vulnerable people, including those living with dementia. more
Coronavirus: Alzheimer's Society call to the Government on the COVID-19 outbreak  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Coronavirus could pose a significant risk for people living with dementia in the UK – the Government must prioritise their welfare in the coming weeks. more
An aspirin a day does not keep dementia at bay  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Taking a low-dose aspirin once a day does not reduce the risk of thinking and memory problems caused by mild cognitive impairment or probable Alzheimer's disease, nor does... more
Standardized test for dementia diagnosis can now be used in seven languages in India  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A standardized test that can now be used in the seven main languages in India will support the diagnosis of... more
Antioxidant treatment in acute ischemic stroke could delay onset of clinically overt dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Currently we are facing a dementia epidemic, with estimations showing that by 2050 approximately 131 million people will be affected. more
NTHU research team develops new treatment for Parkinson’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Ultrasound is widely used for conducting physical examinations, and plans are underway for expanding its application to the treatment of Parkinson's disease, dementia, and diabetes. more
Basic knowledge of finances empowers elderly population in Japan  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
People with an understanding of basic finances are likely to be aware of existing legal and social services for people with dementia, according to a study of Japan's aging population. more
Financial literacy empowers aging population in Japan  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
People with an understanding of basic finances are likely to be aware of existing legal and social services for people with dementia, according to a study of Japan's aging population. more
Behind the mask: In search of gorilla-friendly tourism  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Rwanda, land of a thousand invisible hills. It's an overcast morning in Kigali, capital of Africa's most densely populated country. The sound of a bamboo broom scraping the tarmac accompanies a solitary... more
Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study published in the journal JAMA Neurology in March 2020 suggests that stress-related disorders increase the risk of later development of dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders. more
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