Dementia

Brain games 'not a panacea' for boosting intelligence or preventing dementia, neurologist sys

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Computerized brain games that are advertised as a way to help boost intelligence and prevent dementia will be ...

Southampton researchers tackle one of the biggest questions in dementia research

Researchers in Southampton are tackling one of the biggest questions in dementia research; why might current approaches in Alzheimer’s trials be failing? ...

A New Way to Diagnose Brain Damage from Concussions, Strokes, and Dementia

Non-invasive CHS technology provides real-time information; Tufts University grants commercial rights to Illinois-based company ... Full story

Can Poor Sleep Lead to Dementia?

MINNEAPOLIS – People who have sleep apnea or spend less time in deep sleep may be more likely to have changes in the brain that are associated with dementia, according to a new study published in the December 10, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ... Full story

Bristol research reveals clues to dementia and Parkinson

Researchers based in Bristol and London have uncovered a link between Lewy body diseases like Parkinson’s and the brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s. The findings could help to explain the close relationship between Parkinson’s, more commonly known for causing movement difficulties, and dementia. ... Full story

UWE mental health expert helps produce new dementia guidelines

A UWE Bristol professor in mental health is one of the key experts behind a new care pathway and Guide to Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia launched recently by the British Psychological Society. ... Full story

Ulster University researchers revolutionise dementia care with video-based technology

Ulster University researchers have developed ground-breaking video technology that is revolutionising medication management for people with dementia. ... Full story

Blows to Head Damage Brain’s ‘Garbage Truck,’ Accelerate Dementia

A new study out today in the Journal of Neuroscience shows that traumatic brain injury can disrupt the function of the brain’s waste removal system. When this occurs, toxic proteins may accumulate in the brain, setting the stage for the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. ... Full story

Dementia carers suffer too

by Marketing and Communications - Dr Lynsey Brown says dementia carers suffer physical and mental ramifications of their role. ... Full story

Study: Most People with Dementia Never Have Screening

MINNEAPOLIS – The majority of people with dementia have never seen a doctor about their memory and thinking problems, according to a new study published in the November 26, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ... Full story

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