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Disorders Index: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is the leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.
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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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Comment on Four Types of #Apathy in #Dementia (Guide for #Family and #Caregivers) – #MindMap by truthfulkindness

Comment on Four Types of #Apathy in #Dementia (Guide for #Family and #Caregivers) – #MindMap by truthfulkindness | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Hello George,
Wanted to let you know that this article will be included in the dementia “Symptom Perspectives” monthly links tonight, October 30, 2015
https://paper.li/f-1408973778
I would like to thank you for sharing your lived experience.
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NEWS FROM THE AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: What Analysis ... - LWW Journals

NEWS FROM THE AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: What Analysis ... - LWW Journals | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
NEWS FROM THE AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: What Analysis ...
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In a separate interview, the senior study author, Claudia F.
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Chaplain diagnosed with dementia to be booted from Army - ArmyTimes.com

Chaplain diagnosed with dementia to be booted from Army - ArmyTimes.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Facing a board of inquiry, an Army chaplain literally begged for forgiveness, getting on his knees in front of the panel.
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Celiac Disease Doesn't Seem to Boost Dementia... - WebMD

Celiac Disease Doesn't Seem to Boost Dementia... - WebMD | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
People with the digestive disorder may complain of 'brain fog,' but researchers say they aren't more likely to get Alzheimer's
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Neurology And Music: Notes Help Us Process Melodies - Science World Report

Neurology And Music: Notes Help Us Process Melodies - Science World Report | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Researchers at New York University have discovered how brain rhythms are used to process music.
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Diabetes and Alzheimer’s How strong is the association?

A new study by a team of researchers at the Alzheimer's Disease Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago suggests that diabetes is not associated ...
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Prion Diseases: Is the pathology for Alzheimer's and multiple system atrophy transmissible?

What's behind the pathological process of proteins misfolding and aggregating in conditions such as Alzheimer's and multiple system atrophy? Neurology Today ...
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A Scottish Ecosystem for Innovation: Dementia technology & Services - Dementia in Health

A Scottish Ecosystem for Innovation: Dementia technology & Services, Barbra Sharp from Alzheimer Scotland discussed Dementia in health with the technology ...
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Memory complaints linked to dementia diagnosis many years later

In a U.S. study that followed older women for nearly 20 years, those who complained of memory lapses were more likely than others to later be diagnosed with ...
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Another Study Ties Memory Lapses to Later Dementia

savesaved. register today. Earn Free CME Credits by reading the latest medical news in your specialty. sign up. by Kay Jackson Contributing Writer, MedPage ...
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The Neuropsychology of Alzheimer's Disease

In this interview, TherapyCable sits down with Dr. Teryn Clarke, a memory disorder specialist who is the medical director at Alzheimer's Family Services Center.
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John O'Neill's dementia caused by concussions suffered while playing rugby - Daily Mail

John O'Neill's dementia caused by concussions suffered while playing rugby - Daily Mail | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
John O'Neill, who spent two decades playing in the first team for his local rugby club in Southampton, is now unable to move, talk or feed himself due to his early-onset dementia.
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Football trauma expert leads UCD panel on long-term effects of brain injury - Sacramento Bee

Concussion concerns have rattled the football industry in recent years, spurring new equipment and practice regulations for NFL pros and peewee punters alike.
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Mediterranean Diet Linked to Less Brain Atrophy - Neurology Advisor

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Less Brain Atrophy - Neurology Advisor | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Eating more fish and less meat was specifically associated with positive effects on brain structure.
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Alzheimer's Q&A: What does a 'dementia-friendly community' mean? - The Advocate

Alzheimer's Q&A: What does a 'dementia-friendly community' mean? - The Advocate | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Baton Rouge, /News/Acadiana/: What is meant by a “dementia-friendly community”?
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Test Diagnoses Form of Dementia That Afflicted Robin Williams - Newsmax

Test Diagnoses Form of Dementia That Afflicted Robin Williams - Newsmax | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
FAU scientists have developed a three-minute test that detects a form of dementia known as Lewy Body disease - the second most common cause after Alzheimer's disease and the type suffered by Robin Williams.
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Bedeviled by My Wife's Dementia - ChristianityToday.com

Bedeviled by My Wife's Dementia - ChristianityToday.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
My expertise in philosophy did not give me the answers I needed.
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Why dementia takes a huge financial toll on families

Caring for patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease is far more expensive -- 57 percent more -- than caring for those with illnesses like cancer or heart ...
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Why I walk: An film created by the Clays dementia friendly walking group.

Members of a dementia friendly walking group tell their story about what dementia means to them and why they enjoy regular walking and fresh air. All the ...
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A geographical cluster of progressive supranuclear palsy in northern France

Objective: To describe a cluster of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) in northern France. PSP has not been reported in geographical, temporal, ...
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The Alzheimer Society of Toronto - Dementia Care Training Program

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto, Dementia Care Training Program, which is an online training program for Personal Support Workers and primary caregivers in ...
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Transgender woman comes out to mum with dementia 100 times a year

Transgender woman Tina Healy comes out to her mother who has dementia about 100 times a year, and she is always supportive each time.
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Herron professor receives $100,000 fellowship for art-based community health project : Newscenter : IUPUI

Herron professor receives $100,000 fellowship for art-based community health project : Newscenter : IUPUI | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
RT @baat_org: Professor receives $100,000 fellowship for collaboration between Art Therapy and Neurology: http://t.co/zi8fZHHORe http://t.c
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Gregory Maire, architect stricken with early onset dementia, dies at 67 - Chicago Tribune

Gregory Maire, architect stricken with early onset dementia, dies at 67 - Chicago Tribune | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Gregory Maire was a Chicago architect whose life with early onset dementia was documented in a movie.
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