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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The mission of NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease - a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.
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Fighting Back Against #Cognitive #Aging (#Mindmapping to Exercise the Brain and Organize Thinking)

Fighting Back Against #Cognitive #Aging (#Mindmapping to Exercise the Brain and Organize Thinking) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
As is said (albeit in a quite different context) "use it or lose it." You age and people tell you to start do crossword puzzles (I've never liked them) or to do simple arithmetic on an iPad (hhmmm....
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10 ways to be creative - CNN.com

10 ways to be creative - CNN.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Is your creativity at a lull? Two neuroscientists have come up with a scientific formula for inspiration.
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American Academy of Neurology Announces 2015 Research Award Winners

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two dozen scientific research awards are being bestowed...
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Shortchanging AD Patients: Neurology Times and Psychiatric Times Report - MedPage Today

Shortchanging AD Patients: Neurology Times and Psychiatric Times Report - MedPage Today | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Do docs delay giving a patient a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease?
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Time for AFL to ban alcohol sponsorship, says psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg - The Age

Time for AFL to ban alcohol sponsorship, says psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg - The Age | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The psychologist involved in the AFL's most recent illicit drugs forum says players should only be allowed one strike and has called on the AFL to ban alcohol sponsorship.
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Psychological testing in the service of disability determination

Psychological testing in the service of disability determination | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Broader use of standardized psychological testing for applicants submitting disability claims to the US Social Security Administration should improve the accuracy and consistency of disability determinations, says a new report.
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UK funding for stroke and dementia research still too low, study says

UK funding for stroke and dementia research still too low, study says | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Sums spent on conditions bear little relation to their costs to health services, as compared with cancer or heart disease, say researchers
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New App Helps People Connect With Those Suffering From Dementia

New App Helps People Connect With Those Suffering From Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Frieda Rozbruch was always a smart, capable, self-reliant woman. She survived the Holocaust, spoke seven languages and cooked up nine-course meals for the Sabbath each week.
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Young mum fears she will forget her daughter after being diagnosed with dementia aged 41

Young mum fears she will forget her daughter after being diagnosed with dementia aged 41 | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A MOTHER has described living in fear of forgetting her teenage daughter after being diagnosed with dementia at just 41 years old.

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Ms Watson was only diagnosed with dementia after her mother Moira suggested she be tested for the illness, something her GP had ruled out because "she was so young and only affects people over 50".  #Alzheimers #Dementia #Caregivers #Caregivers 

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Jeremy Hunt interview: Some dementia patients still suffer 'horrific conditions' - Telegraph.co.uk

Jeremy Hunt interview: Some dementia patients still suffer 'horrific conditions' - Telegraph.co.uk | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, the Health Secretary says there are care homes “where people with dementia are left sitting on their own, often in a semi-circle, ignored, day in day out in frankly horrific conditions".
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Could creativity and socializing preserve your memory? - CNN

Could creativity and socializing preserve your memory? - CNN | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Pursuing creative passions and favorite activities into old age could preserve your mind and stave off dementia.
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Some news goes overboard on overweight protecting against dementia - HealthNewsReview.org

Some news goes overboard on overweight protecting against dementia - HealthNewsReview.org | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Association ≠ causation, but you might not get that from some major media news stories about a study of overweight people and dementia risk.
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HISTORY on Twitter

HISTORY on Twitter | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In 1888, while in a fit of dementia, artist Vincent van Gogh mutilated his ear lobe. pic.twitter.com/zamSs8Yw1z
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"I'm Drawing Back My Brains" - 3BL Media (press release)

"I'm Drawing Back My Brains" - 3BL Media (press release) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
3BL Media (press release) "I'm Drawing Back My Brains" 3BL Media (press release) In my practice I have known patients who were restless in physical therapy, speech therapy and neuropsychology sessions but in art therapy were engaged, able to focus,...
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Sea slug provides new way of analysing brain data...

Sea slug provides new way of analysing brain data... | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Sea slug provides new way of analysing brain data
Led by graduate student Angela Bruno, researchers at The University of Manchester and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago...
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Familial behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia associated with astrocyte-predominant tauopathy. - PubMed - NCBI

Familial behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia associated with astrocyte-predominant tauopathy. - PubMed - NCBI | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2015 Apr;74(4):370-9. doi: 10.1097/NEN.0000000000000180.
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This is why you shouldn’t believe that exciting new medical study

A shocking number of them are wrong.
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Making Theater Autism-Friendly - The Atlantic

Making Theater Autism-Friendly - The Atlantic | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Reduced sounds, brighter lights, and an opportunity to learn about the show ahead of time make plays a more pleasant experience for those with autism. But the most important thing is a non-judgmental environment.
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Arts And Crafts Activities May Ward Off Dementia

Arts And Crafts Activities May Ward Off Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Please, no more snark about midlife knitters, potters and jewelry-making hobbyists. They may be on to something when it comes to staving off dementia in later years.
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Alzheimers and Dementia Infographic

Alzheimers and Dementia Infographic | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
According to a study, gray matter in the brains of older individuals is preserved with an active lifestyle
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Dementia research gets 13 times less funding than cancer, figures show

Dementia research gets 13 times less funding than cancer, figures show | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Despite the huge burden of dementia far less money is spent research a cure for the devastating condition than researching cancer treatments
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Boxing: Despite health concerns, Lancaster parents let children get into the ... - LancasterOnline

Boxing: Despite health concerns, Lancaster parents let children get into the ... - LancasterOnline | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The novice boxers perch on a giant tire weighing more than the two of them combined, as their coach walks them through four basic punches they had practiced days before.
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When There Isn’t a Cure for a Disease, How Can We Help?

When There Isn’t a Cure for a Disease, How Can We Help? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Wrote a blog entry about Alzheimer's disease/the field of neurology. Check it out!. http://t.co/Rn4sK1XGap
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Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – March 2015 - Brain Blogger (blog)

Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – March 2015 - Brain Blogger (blog) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
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Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – March 2015
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In this article, I will present a selection of publications that came out in March.
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Intrinsic Patterns of Coupling between Correlation and Amplitude of Low-Frequency fMRI Fluctuations Are Disrupted in Degenerative Dementia Mainly due to Functional Disconnection

Intrinsic Patterns of Coupling between Correlation and Amplitude of Low-Frequency fMRI Fluctuations Are Disrupted in Degenerative Dementia Mainly due to Functional Disconnection | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Low frequency fluctuations (LFFs) of the BOLD signal are a major discovery in the study of the resting brain with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

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Citation: Mascali D, DiNuzzo M, Gili T, Moraschi M, Fratini M, et al. (2015) Intrinsic Patterns of Coupling between Correlation and Amplitude of Low-Frequency fMRI Fluctuations Are Disrupted in Degenerative Dementia Mainly due to Functional Disconnection. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0120988. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120988