Dementia

Technology helps elderly with mild dementia

BTH, Blekinge Institute of Technology, will receive 10 million SEK to develop new technologies that will increase the quality of life for ...

Still Alice: a rare look at how dementia steals memories from millions

OPINION: For many of us, memories are our most precious possessions; they makes us the people we are. Consider how you would ...

Stem cell research offers new insights into how dementia develops

Researchers at KU Leuven and the Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB) have succeeded in correcting a genetic mutation thought to cause frontotemporal dementia. ... Full story

Stem cell research offers new insights into how dementia develops

Researchers at KU Leuven and the Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB) have succeeded in correcting a genetic mutation thought to cause frontotemporal dementia. The researchers described their findings in the journal Stem Cell Reports. ... Full story

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 popular Christmas gifts this year. ... Full story

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? The new study is published in the Journal of Pathology and funded by Alzheimer’s Research UK and the Medical Research Council. ... Full story

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

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